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...
3.0★ ★ ★

Last Christmas

Sons have a special bond with their fathers, says Paul to Tom in Last Christmas; they’re a model of how to be in the world. For Tom, this bond was broken and his model lost when his father died last Christmas...
Black Beauty Red Bridge and Traverse Theatre
3.0★ ★ ★

Black Beauty

The Christmas season is pantomime season – a time for two-dimensional villains, over-made up dames and the occasional panto horse.  It is the latter of these that has inspired Andy Manley, Andy Cannon and Sh...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland is a tale that has been told many times.  It tells the story of a bored little girl who follows a white rabbit down a rabbit hole into Wonderland, and her adventures with the...
Grain in the Blood at Tron Theatre, Glasgow
5.0★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Grain In The Blood

What would you do to save the life of someone you loved?  Would you die for them?  Would you kill?  This question is at the heart of Grain in the Blood, Rob Drummond’s tense drama set in the depths of rura...