4.0★ ★ ★ ★

Cockpit

You British don’t understand about Europe, spits a character at the hapless Captain Ridley, a statement seemingly as true now as it was...
What Shadows Birmingham Rep _credit Mihaela Bodlovic
2.0★ ★

What Shadows

‘The Birmingham Speech’. That is what Enoch Powell termed his diatribe better known to most by the moniker ‘Rivers of Blood’.
5.0★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Blak Whyte Gray

From the first image of three automatons stuck in a stark white square of light, to its joyous, explosive conclusion, you absolutely cannot take your eyes off...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

Trainspotting Live

Trainspotting Live is pretty much exactly what its audience demands. In following the trials and tribulations of a group of twenty-somethings...
Glory on Earth Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh
3.0★ ★ ★

Glory On Earth

Shortly after arriving in Edinburgh in 1561, the Catholic Mary Queen of Scots held four meetings with her implacable Protestant critic, John Knox.
Charlie Sonata The Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh. Photo : Drew Farrell
3.0★ ★ ★

Charlie Sonata

The audience file into the theatre to be confronted with a sterile doctor’s waiting room...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

A Number

Genetically, you are 30% the same as a lettuce. You are 98% identical to a chimpanzee.
Hay Fever. Photo Mihaela Bodlovic
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

Hay Fever

The world of Hay Fever is split in two. On one side is the Bliss family, fabulous and Bohemian, smoking endless, effortless cigarettes and calling everybody ‘dah-ling’. They thrive on an atmosphere of contr...
The Winter’s Tale. Photo credit - Mihaela Bodlovic
5.0★ ★ ★ ★ ★

The Winter’s Tale

A tale of tyranny, mistrust and a disregard for the rule of law is a pertinent choice for these troubled times. ‘The gods do this year connive at us’, bemoans Autolycus (Jimmy Chisholm), and it is hard not ...
2.0★ ★

Picnic at Hanging Rock

The scene is set simply with five primly dressed school girls standing on a bare stage.  They tell us how on St Valentine’s Day, 1900, a group of Australian girls and teachers visit the Hanging Rock beauty s...