Scottish Opera presents Humperdinck’s Hansel & Gretel – Preview

Starting with one heck of a sweet tooth, and a hand-full of classical fairy-tale magic, Scottish Opera launch into the 2021 season with their latest On-Screen production. Filmed at Glasgow's Theatre Royal in December of last year, Engelbert Humperdinck's Hansel & Gretel will be available to stream from 6pm on February 10th from the Scottish opera website … Continue reading Scottish Opera presents Humperdinck’s Hansel & Gretel – Preview

Schemers – Review

https://youtu.be/orvCJQ0MMPw Directed by Dave Mclean Written by Dave Mclean, Khaled Spiewak & Kyle Titterton UK/91mins/2020 ★★★★ You know, Dundee has much more to it than 24hr bakeries and penguin statues. It even has more to it than a brand-spanking-new, though overpriced and under-filled Museum. Dundee - for all of the grim visage and notoriety has … Continue reading Schemers – Review

Camp as Christmas – Bare Productions

Produced by Dominic Lewis & Mark Wilson ★★★ This Motley crew, the Bare Productions lot, are without question one of Edinburgh’s finest rag-tag ensemble of amateur performers – and in the kindest way possible we use ‘amateur’ with gritted teeth. Camp as Christmas decks itself in the tacky tinsel and harks to the herald angels as it … Continue reading Camp as Christmas – Bare Productions

Scottish People Can’t Rap?! – Preview

Sounds ridiculous, right? Scottish people, rapping. No, seriously. And not only is it accurate, but Scottish hip-hop is an exceptionally underestimated blending of nuanced storytelling, cultural portals and progression of lyric, rhythm and rhyme – and now, with the arts embracing the digital medium, Scottish People Can't Rap?! takes things to a new, virtual level. To change … Continue reading Scottish People Can’t Rap?! – Preview

My Light Shines On – The Telephone

Music & Libretto by Gian Carlo Menotti Directed by Daisy Evans ★★★★ There’s a reason we’re asked to turn off our phones before a live performance, and The Telephone shows us precisely why. Filmed under lockdown conditions at the King’s Theatre in Edinburgh, Scottish Opera presents a contemporary take on Gian Carlo Menotti’s 1947 piece. Reminding us all of the company’s innovative potential, … Continue reading My Light Shines On – The Telephone