Away – Review

https://youtu.be/B-2xxKAPssk Written & Directed by Gints Zilbalodis Latvia/2020/75mins ★★★★★ Turning back, a young boy lives in the shadow of a hulking beast, a colossus of immense stature and being. Shrouded in amorphous black wisps and eyes, no matter how far ahead he escapes the being – its presence follows. Away is a concise, relatively short feature from … Continue reading Away – Review

Birdsong – Online

https://youtu.be/CaY62OULGC4 Written by Sebastian Faulks Adapted by  Rachel Wagstaff Directed by Alistair Whatley & Charlotte Peters ★★★★★ In the bleakest moments of atrocity, even war, stories of the human ability for kindness, compassion and endurance offer lifelines. 104 years, to the day, since the Battle of the Somme, one of modern Europe’s most horrific events, … Continue reading Birdsong – Online

Toast – Assembly Roxy

Written by Benjamin Storey Directed by Ryan Alexander Dewar Here’s a fun game to play: If you had to choose, which would you rather? Eat nothing but pizza forever, or never have a slice again? How about condiments? Ketchup or Mayo? What’s your favourite utensil? How about choosing between 18 months to live or five … Continue reading Toast – Assembly Roxy

Darien – The Byre Theatre

Script and Lyrics by Richard Robb Composition by Craig McNichol New Edinburgh. It was meant to be a crowning achievement, cementing the Kingdom of Scotland as a power of trade and influence. It would instead prove to be a colossal failure. The Darien Scheme was an attempt in colonising the Gulf of Darien between Panama and Columbia in the … Continue reading Darien – The Byre Theatre