Looking Good Dead – King’s Theatre

Based on the novel by Peter James Directed by Jonathan O'Boyle ★★ How often does a kind deed for a stranger bite you in the ass? Most of us would ignore a lone USB stick left behind on the train, but Tom Bryce has a knack for attracting trouble, it appears. No good deed goes … Continue reading Looking Good Dead – King’s Theatre

Jekyll and Hyde – Pitlochry Festival Theatre

Adapted by Hannah Lavery Directed by Amy Liptrott ★★★★ On the duality of human nature, Robert Louis Stevenson’s peak gothic novella Jekyll and Hyde has been twisted and pulled and adapted and re-adapted countless times over. Flung into the reaches of Sci-Fi and gender-bent with varying consequences, but there’s always been one aspect underexplored. Until now. There’s … Continue reading Jekyll and Hyde – Pitlochry Festival Theatre

Fear of Roses – Assembly Roxy

Written & Directed by Nathaniel Brimmer-Beller ★★★ ‘Girl Boss’ gets thrown around quite a bit these days, doesn’t it? This concept - that to be in command (and remain in charge), one needs to channel an assertive power stance, rather than its origins as a woman forging a path of entrepreneurship and women's rights in … Continue reading Fear of Roses – Assembly Roxy

The Birthday Cake – Review

https://youtu.be/UIbofWPedS0 Directed by Jimmy Giannopoulos Written by Jimmy Giannopolous, Diomedes Raul Bermudez & Shiloh Fernandez USA/ 2021/ 93 mins ★★ amily is everything to the Mob. It’s the age-old rule of what not to touch – and precisely where to hurt someone the most. A gangster flick concealing an attempted family drama, director Jimmy Giannopoulo … Continue reading The Birthday Cake – Review

A Splinter of Ice – King’s Theatre

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=2&v=ClZzN3dD6lE Written by Ben Brown Directed by Alan Strachan & Alastair Whatley ★★★★ Allegiances are a fragile concept, a peculiar unfaltering sense of loyalty and kinsmanship which places another’s safety ahead of ourselves. To overcome the innate ability to protect ourselves is a tremendous and (to some) curious ability. To lay down our lives in … Continue reading A Splinter of Ice – King’s Theatre