Ghosts – National Theatre Scotland

https://youtu.be/imsXlSV-Ytg Written & Directed by Adura Onashile ★★★★ Surrounding the Merchant City, a construct name for an area of Glasgow, once Scotland’s centre of economics and culture, are the skeletons of its cruel and absent-minded past. A city constructed on the foundations of slavery, these frames are not the bones of the nameless men, women and … Continue reading Ghosts – National Theatre Scotland

Jennie Lee: Tomorrow is a New Day – Rehearsed Reading

Written by Matthew Knights Directed by Emma Lynne Harley ★★★ Fife’s best-kept secret, and no it isn’t The Secret Bunker - from Lochgelly to Lords (House of), Jennie Lee was a working-class girl from Fife, best known for working her way through the Labour party into becoming the first Minister for the Arts, and eventual … Continue reading Jennie Lee: Tomorrow is a New Day – Rehearsed Reading

Armour: A Herstory of the Scottish Bard

Book, Music & Lyrics: Shonagh Murray Featuring works by Robert Burns Girls sent away from their Fathers, widows sitting in the shadows of their husbands and a mistress hiding her adoration, knowing to reveal her history would ruin her – there is little wonder women fashion themselves an armour. Rabbie Burns, epitome of lyrical writing, … Continue reading Armour: A Herstory of the Scottish Bard

An Edinburgh Christmas Carol – The Royal Lyceum

Adapted and Directed by Tony Cownie From the novel by Charles Dickens Instilling our most cherished festive tale, with the façade of our fair city, should be a winning combination which sits alongside holly and ivy, wine and mistletoe or the Queen’s Speech and a power nap. An Edinburgh Christmas Carol places Ebenezer Scrooge, the original curmudgeon, … Continue reading An Edinburgh Christmas Carol – The Royal Lyceum

The Belle’s Stratagem – The Royal Lyceum

Written by Hannah Cowley Adaptated and directed by Tony Cowie Originally conceived in the late seventeen hundreds, Hannah Cowley’s The Belle Stratagem is a sublime comedy of manners. Taking every pre- and ill-conceived notion one may have about a woman and giving it a good slap across the chops. Adapted for the Royal Lyceum we are no … Continue reading The Belle’s Stratagem – The Royal Lyceum