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Sunday, December 16, 2018

Birnam Wood comes to St Andrews Castle

Macbeth. Directed by Siobhán Cannon-Brownlie For this literature enthusiast, I must confess that something about seeing ‘The Scottish Play’ in the Scottish patron saint’s Castle,...

A Class Menagerie

The St Andrews Revue released their 'The Crass Menagerie' upon the audience of a sold out Byre Theatre tonight, and it appears a little...

Love, Jazz and the Devil

Jazz is the devil’s music; this is the balmy criterion which ‘Love, Jazz and the Devil’ ultimately conveys. When I think of jazz immediately...

As You Like It

The Byre Theatre, Tuesday, 7 February 2012 Comedy often seems a tenuous description when reading Shakespeare’s dusty blank verse. At best I manage to muster a smirk...

The St Andrews Revue: an Olympian Performance

The St Andrews Revue returned, shorn of some of its cast from last year, but still promising to deliver its trademark mix of sketches,...

Torture, Rape and a Gun

Death and the Maiden – a play by Ariel Dorfman Wed 19 Oct 2011 The Byre Theatre 5 out of 5 This is a play that does not...

Cuts like a knife…but not so right

Macbeth: Sliced to the Core The Byre Theatre Wednesday, October 5th I like one-man shows.  There is something minimalist and unfussy about them which appeals to my...

The Critics: Clybourne Park; My Fair Lady

Clybourne Park 4/5 Originally debuted at the Royal Court’s Jerwood Theatre Downstairs last year, Clybourne Park made the grown up leap onto the Wyndham stage with...

The Critics: Speed The Plow; Frankenstein

Speed The Plow 4/5 David Mamet, is not a name billed as a crowd pleaser within the fairly small confines of the St. Andrews stage. Speed-the-Plow,...

The Critics: Yeomen of the Guard, The Glass Menagerie

Yeomen of the Guard Younger Hall: 25-27 February Before I enter into this review, I must nail my standard to the mast and admit, of my...