Herself – London Film Festival

https://youtu.be/O9kfZkx9lfY Written by Clare Dunne Directed by Phillipa Lloyd ★★★ From the insipid musical diabetes which is Mamma Mia! To the politically ambiguous The Iron Lady, film and theatre director Phyllida Lloyd is nothing if not versatile. Seeking to avoid the large scale filmmaking ventures of the past, Lloyd’s release of Herself entrusts itself to the daily exhaustion women, and … Continue reading Herself – London Film Festival

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

9 to 5 – Edinburgh Playhouse

https://youtu.be/o5uTpFvD_IQ Music & Lyrics by Dolly Parton Book by Patricia Resnick Directed by Jeff Calhoun Let’s just get something straight: too few of us actually enjoy our jobs. Certainly not those early mornings, hiding in the bathroom to play on our phones, avoiding awkward co-workers and superfluous bosses who seem to have obtained their status … Continue reading 9 to 5 – Edinburgh Playhouse

Crocodile Fever – Traverse Theatre

https://youtu.be/m4bW8kZaZCI Written by Meghan Tyler Directed by Gareth Nicholls To be blunt, Crocodile Fever is a smack in the face in all of the best ways possible. Dark, hilarious, violent, gruesome, wholesome and a clusterfuck of religious iconography and blasphemy – and you have to get behind every second. It's a story of sisterhood; a portrayal of a timeless … Continue reading Crocodile Fever – Traverse Theatre

She Can’t Half Talk – Bedlam Theatre

Presented by The Edinburgh University Theatre Company Written & Directed by Sally MacAlister Runs at Bedlam Theatre until August 25th Fostering recent accomplishments with female writers, as part of the Edinburgh University Theatre Company, writer Sally MacAlister's term-time hit She Can't Half Talk makes a Fringe debut. A series of six femme-lead monologues which focus … Continue reading She Can’t Half Talk – Bedlam Theatre