Heroine – Traverse Theatre

Writer: Mary Jane Wells Director: Susan Worsfold At the heart of this production, a prime example of raw, honest theatre, is the life story of Danna Davis. Adapted in a brutal, purposeful way, Heroine hasn’t been crafted by writer and performer Mary Jane Wells as a sob story, nor a hate piece – it’s a profound amalgam … Continue reading Heroine – Traverse Theatre

The Breadwinner

https://youtu.be/SnpBc8YvGpk Directed by Nora Twomey Written by Anita Doron, Deborah Ellis Gloriously direct, “The Breadwinner” (2017) turns the patriarchal trope of a sole provider into an unflinching tale of a young Afghan girl’s determination, fear and resilience under Taliban rule in 2001. Based on Deborah Ellis’ bestselling novel, who returns to write the screenplay, “The Breadwinner” … Continue reading The Breadwinner

Catch – 22 – The Biscuit Factory

https://videos.files.wordpress.com/QRxl9FVR/all-catch-22_hd.mp4 Written by Joseph Heller Directed by Hannah Bradley Insidiously paradoxical, Captain Yossarian (Yo-Yo) finds himself confined by the titular catch of the airforce: those who are compos mentis enough to recognise the dangers of flying are sane enough to pass the medical. Which unfortunately means playing insane isn’t an option, as only the loons … Continue reading Catch – 22 – The Biscuit Factory

Cabaret – The Festival Theatre

Music & Lyrics by John Kander and Fred Ebb Book by Joe Masteroff Directed by Rufus Norris Madame’s & Monsieur’s you are cordially invited to Berlin’s it Kit Kat Klub, a den of iniquity, vice and never a virtue. Life has always been a Cabaret: it’s bombastic, emotional and contains just a few surprises, with fewer … Continue reading Cabaret – The Festival Theatre

A War of Two Halves – Tynecastle Stadium

Written by Paul Beeson & Tim Barrow Directed by Bruce Strachan Musical Direction by Matthew Brown Runs at Tynecaslte Stadium from August 11th - 26th, Various Times Marking the centenary of the 1918 Armistice, drawing influence from the 1914 Hearts Team (The Bravest Team), A War of Two Halves is promenade theatre from writers Paul … Continue reading A War of Two Halves – Tynecastle Stadium