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The Confessions of Gordon Brown, Traverse Theatre, Review

The Confessions of Gordon Brown - Hartman

Does Gordon Brown Confess? Does he feel the need to do so? Should he?

Sad death of John Ritchie

John Ritchie

The very sad news was received over the weekend of the untimely death of John Ritchie, who was one of the founder members of this website way back well over

Women in Theatre Scotland, Traverse Theatre, Review

As part of the celebrations of International Women’s Day, the Traverse was host to a series of short staged readings written by seven contemporary female writers.

Women Experience Continued Struggle in Theatre in Scotland

The role of Women in Theatre in Scotland was the topic of discussion for the marking of the 2014 International Women’s Day held at the Traverse.

Gym Party, Traverse Theatre, Review

Gym Party trio

This party at the gym turned out to be no picnic. For one thing, the fighting started early – and for another, it didn’t stop.

Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, Edinburgh Playhouse, 2014, Review

Jason Donovan as Tick in Priscilla Queen of the Desert

Priscilla Queen of the Desert, based on the rather brilliant 1994 Australian film, is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser for those looking to sit back, relax and let a torrent of Oz-infused gags and sparkly p

Singin' in the Rain, EFT 2014, Review

Finale from Singin'  in the Rain

Premiered in 1952, “Singin’ in the Rain” starring Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds and Donald O'Connor is still rated as one of the greatest musical movies of all time.

YAMA/Kingdom, Traverse Theatre, Review

Yama Kingdom

Scottish Dance Theatre’s latest performance is an ambitious but frustrating double bill.

Dark Vanilla Jungle, Traverse Theatre, Review

Dark Vanilla Jungle production image

Dark Vanilla Jungle is an hour and twenty minute monologue. Detailing the journey of an underprivileged young woman’s life it touches on themes such as abandonment and female objectification.

Blackbird, Summerhall, Review

Blackbird - theatre production

A disturbing exposé of illicit desire, David Harrower’s highly acclaimed two-hander tackles the taboo subject of sex between an adult and a minor.