Saturday, March 14, 2020

When Vanishing Point decided to adapt Franz Kafka’s classic surrealist short story, they had no way of knowing that a show about a man waking up with an inexplicable illness, forced to stay in isolation, and becoming physically estranged from those around him, would cu...

Friday, March 13, 2020

“Refrain from making anything brilliant, just avoid making anything god awful”. A truly accurate description of what it can feels like to create art. In Curtains, a murder is committed on opening night at a performance of Robin Hood set in the Wild West, and Lieutenant...

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Is it possible to educate someone who isn’t posh? Though the bluntness of the central question of Educating Rita is a little out-dated, the class politics are still very real. Written by Willy Russell and directed by Max Roberts, this adaptation of the 1983 film keeps...

Monday, March 2, 2020

If you look at the marketing for Daddy Drag, you will see a dapper-looking gentlelady in a tuxedo, with slicked-back hair, a neat stubble and a beer in hand. If you go to see Daddy Drag, you will be met with a very different image. Layla Josephine performs a beer-belli...

Saturday, February 22, 2020

The words “political history” are not the most enticing to see on a poster at a theatre. But smack and crack? That’s how you sell tickets. Ed Edwards two-handler intertwines a love story, stories of addiction, and a history lesson into a little over an hour. 

There’s a...

Friday, February 14, 2020

The Secret Garden, the classic British children’s novel, is a little less British than people might think. It was first published as serial in an American magazine. Similarly, Rosalind Sydney’s adaptation is a little less traditional than one might expect. Itxaso Moren...

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Often when we go to the theatre, we come to see dramatic battles, epic rivalries, and stories of grandeur that far exceed the petty drama and squabbles of our own lives. In God of Carnage though, it's exactly that kind of petty drama that is on offer. Married couples V...

Saturday, January 18, 2020

What’s the first thing you think of when you hear the word “billionaire”? Celebrity? Technology? Taxes? But as a child, the idea of being a billionaire just means having as much fun as you want, whenever you want. In this musical adaptation of David Walliams massively...

Saturday, January 18, 2020

To open a negative article I will start on a positive note. This was a fairly easy list to compile. I have seen a fair few shows this year that I didn’t take a liking to, but most pass through my memory without impact. Only five this year stood out as being actively un...

Friday, December 27, 2019

Christmas TV specials aren’t really my thing. Rehashed Christmas movie formulas (with some select exceptions) don’t do it for me either. At the time of writing, I’m not a big fan of pantos either, so even theatre cannot quench my thirst for entertainment. No. What I lo...

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I'm an English and Theatre student based in Glasgow with a lot of shows to see and a lot of stuff to say about them!
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