‘Mad, bad and dangerous to know’ might have described Patrick Hamilton in his latter days half-truthfully as it once did Lord Byron.
What a lovely way to spend your 80th birthday!
Willie MacRae was a prominent Glasgow lawyer, life–long SNP member and anti-nuclear campaigner.
“The domino effect;
You understand it as leading to catastrophe
But learn its secrets
And it can also lead to triumph.”
Shona Reppe and Andy Manley have a reputation for creating theatrical magic for kids, and with Huff have managed to pull yet another surprise out of their seemingly bottomless creative hat.
“Stupendous, “brilliant” - some of the comments members of the audience made as they were leaving Simon Callow’s performance in Juvenalia.
'You’re going to feel aright' - Shout the Musical is a succession of hits from an era I know well along with social history commentary based on a typical teen magazine of the times.
Sex is something we still don’t talk about in a way which reflects what we really do…… Freak tells it as it is and drags the truth out in front of the audience where it loses some of its sham
The Acoustic Music Centre can boast the hosting of many famous performers but on Saturday 8th August, Fife poet, songwriter, miner and social activist, Joe Corrie will be centre stage.
A fight to deal with boxed off emotions.
The Traverse Theatre has an uncanny ability to transform itself, at any time, in order to suit any requirements.
How would you react if someone you knew and trusted turned out to have been spying on you for a major arms trading company? If you’re Mark Thomas, you turn the experience into an hour-long comedy show.
On a bare stage on which two opposing rows of par cans rest, Olwen Fouere appears, simply dressed, ready to offer her interpretation of the voice of the river in James Joyce’s ‘Finnegan’s Wake’.
Francis Taylor is a mandolinist of the highest calibre in the United Kingdom. Having said that, it was an unusual instrument to take up especially as she chose to train to play it in Italy.
England, Oh England! You float upon the sea and look up at the sky, beaches curving like a smile, if the ocean was an oyster, you would be that oyster’s pearl.
‘Kitty in the Lane’ does some of the things contemporary Irish theatre does best.
“Discuss the regulars. They sit in a line like ugly, huddled birds, eyes wet with alcohol. They whisper into their cups and seem to be gloating about something—you will never know what.
Take an actor all too often dismissed as a lightweight, connect him to an ageing, once seen as daring writer of reportage, and consider the similarities and differences.
Guy Masterton has been producing hit Fringe shows for over two decades.
If you’re a die-hard Three Little Pigs fan, you may not recognize the traditional tale in this production, though it builds on the theme of pigs, fairytale and otherwise.