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Monday, March 18, 2019

Antigone – review

Antigone Dir. Peter Swallow * * Among the best known Classical tragedies, Sophocles’ Antigone is given a makeover by French playwright Jean Anouilh, translated into English by...

Freshers’ Plays: The Woman Who Cooked Her Husband reviewed

The future of the theatre scene in St Andrews is in safe hands.

Shakespeare in St Andrews: an interview

I sat down and spoke to the founders of St Andrews Shakespeare company, on dick pics, gender bending, and disrespecting Shakespeare.

Accidental Death of an Anarchist: a triumph of unconventional comedy

Amy Elliott reviews Dario Fo's classic political farce.

An Impromptu Performance reviewed

I slowly processed, with a slight chill, the still-life representation of corpses in front of me.

The Drowsy Chaperone: comedy gets a musical makeover

Thornton Wilder once said, “I regard the theatre as the greatest of all art forms, the most immediate way in which a human being...

Closer review – entertainment and flair aplenty

Performed with insight and designed with vision, Mermaids’ production of Closer certainly had its effect on the audience. The uninformed viewer, like myself, was...

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...

And Then There Were None: a preview

This November, Mermaids return to the Byre to debut their production of And Then There Were None, Agatha Christie’s iconic murder-mystery play. With a...

On the Rocks: Cabaret review

Just So's production didn't shy away from the darker side of the classic musical