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Review of Michael Fentiman’s The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe; A Show of Human Potential

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ The artful way in which Michael Fentiman’s The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe tiptoed between magical childhood fantasies and challenging theatrical praxis makes for a captivating performance. Through a generationally diverse production, Fentiman captured the timelessness of imagination that was so paramount in C.S Lewis’ original text. Fentiman’s company navigates the diverse audience effectively, […]

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Looking Good Dead Review

⭐⭐⭐⭐ Looking Good Dead is a surprisingly hilarious thriller starring Adam Woodyatt (better known as Ian from Eastenders). The play focuses on a dysfunctional nuclear family living in suburban Brighton and the absolute carnage that ensues when the father brings home a memory stick left behind by another passenger on a train. When his son […]

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Starstruck – Review

⭐⭐⭐⭐ Undoubtedly, Starstruck is a triumphant return to the stage for the Scottish Ballet. The hour-long production is tantalizingly short, yet still successfully transports its audience into a fantastical world full of visual delights.  First and foremost, Gene Kelley’s choreography is great fun. While quite different from traditional classical ballet, its charm comes from its […]

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Backstage tour of Festival Theatre

Edinburgh is famous for its unique cultural history, preserved not only in its museums and art galleries but also in its theatres. The backstage tour of Festival Theatre represents this by revealing the incredible history of this cornerstone of the Edinburgh theatre scene, showcasing a captivating journey that creates an immersive, engaging experience for locals […]

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The Lady Vanishes

Alfred Hitchcock’s classic story comes alive on stage in The Classic Thriller Theatre Company’s adaptation of The Lady Vanishes. This story follows newly engaged Iris Henderson as she travels home to England by train for her wedding. Iris (Lorna Fitzgerald) is soon wrapped up with a bizarre assortment of passengers, ranging from nuns t0 Nazis. […]

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I’m Not Running

The National Theatre Live’s screenings to theatres throughout the UK are always a fantastic opportunity to see the most current and relevant British productions in an accessible and affordable way. I’m Not Running, David Hare’s melodramatic retelling of British politics from the mid-1990s to today, is certainly relevant to today’s society in its depiction of […]

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ART – review

Anyone is entitled to their own opinion when it comes to taste, as is the case with art for example; everyone’s a critic ready to defend their specific viewpoint. But how far are we willing to let our pride and self-righteousness damage our friendships? Are we defined by our friendship dynamics rather than by our […]

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Glasgow Girls

Glasgow Girls is an unexpectedly moving and poignant musical, and a necessary heart warmer to the bitter weather and political climate. Glasgow Girls follows the true story of six teenage girls, Roza (Sophia Lewis), Agnessa (Chiara Sparkles), Ewelina (Stephanie McGregor), Amal (Aryana Ramakhalawon), Jennifer (Shannon Swan), and Emma (Kara Swinney) growing up together in Glasgow, living […]