Birdsong – King’s Theatre

Written by Sebastian Faulks, Adapted by Rachel Wagstaff Directed by Alistair Whatley & Charlotte Peters ★★★★★ “Never again”; the imperative words uttered regarding the First World War. Yet, in the darkest moments of human history, we find an enticing light to the subject. Whether it be through respect, education or simply guilt, the lessons we … Continue reading Birdsong – King’s Theatre

Nixon in China – Festival Theatre

https://youtu.be/6jDurgnkqAI Opera by John Adams, Liberetto by Alice Goodman Directed by John Fulljames Gorbachev & Reegan, Putin & al Assad, Blair & Bush, Johnston & the highest bidder - throughout history, politicians have had their images emblazoned with that of another. None quite so unexpected as Richard Nixon and Mao Tse-tung, Chairman of the Communist … Continue reading Nixon in China – Festival Theatre

Goldilocks & The Three Bears – King’s Theatre

Written by Allan Stewart & Alan McHugh Directed by Ed Curtis Musical Direction by Andy Pickering How on earth have we arrived at Panto season again? Nary a month ago it felt as though Beauty & The Beast was playing at The King’s Theatre in Edinburgh, and now with tremendously happy crowds, our trio returns to the … Continue reading Goldilocks & The Three Bears – King’s Theatre

Casanova – Festival Theatre

https://youtu.be/5TUdxK_Y-mo Choreographer: Kenneth Tindall Original Scenario: Kenneth Tindall & Ian Kelly Decadence and debauchery: terms that readily come to mind when thoughts turn to Giacomo Casanova. For many, this image is synonymous with adultery, womanising and sexual deviance. Instead, Kenneth Tindall’s adaptation for the Northern Ballet company’s production of Casanova offers a look at the passion, pain … Continue reading Casanova – Festival Theatre