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Friday, April 19, 2019

Rapture Bites: Lunchtime Theatre at the Byre

Shakespeare – I know, predictable much – once said, that ‘all the world’s a stage’ and, it’s easy to agree with such a declaration....

‘The Greenhouse’: Changing The Relationship Between Theatre And Sustainability At The...

“There is no more powerful tool in the world to spread an idea than performance.” This is how BoxedIn Theatre’s artistic director, Oli Savage,...

The 39 Steps wows with sell-out performance

On 12 and 13 February, Mermaids brought The 39 Steps to the Byre Theatre, humbly presented on the programme as “Polsue and Hope’s production...

The Inheritance becomes a multi-award winning play at the 2019 UK...

The Inheritance, by Matthew Lopez, has just been named winner of the ‘Best Play’ category at the Critics’ Circle Awards 2019, also claiming Best...

An interview with the director and producer of ‘The 39 Steps’...

After getting lost on the Scores I enter the Russell Pub, awaiting Ed Polsue, director, and Ellie Hope, producer, of ‘The 39 Steps’, a...

The Inheritance becomes a multi-award winning play at the 2019 UK...

The Inheritance, by Matthew Lopez, has just been named winner of the ‘Best Play’ category at the Critics’ Circle Awards 2019, also claiming Best...

Summer and Smoke at the Duke of York Theatre: Review

After a sell-out run at the Almeida Theatre, Williams’s rarely performed Summer and Smoke has been transferred to the Duke of York Theatre. Summer and...

Theatre Review: No Exit as produced by the Peachy Keen collective

I’ve heard it described as “unstageable”. Perhaps it’s the words “French existentialism” that strikes such fear into the hearts of a prospective audience, or...

Hell is other people on stage in No Exit

Jean-Paul Sartre’s Huis Clos explores an afterlife where hell is being with other people in a locked room, inflicting eternal torment on each other....

Sleeping Beauty comes to the Byre with a Scottish twist

Let’s face it, pantomimes can be a-bit problematic. Lots of productions now, even in these enlightened times, seem like they’re from decades ago, with...