Review: A Judgement In Stone Jun20

Review: A Judgement ...

The Classic Thriller Theatre Company Theatre Royal, Glasgow, 19-24 June 2017 [usr 2] Suspense is Ruth Rendell’s thing. Of A Judgement In Stone, she once said her success was in “making my readers feel pity for my psychopaths, because I do”. This adaptation of the novel,...

Review: The Crucible Jun14

Review: The Crucible

Selladoor Productions Theatre Royal, Glasgow, 12-17 June 2017 [usr 3] Arthur Miller’s The Crucible is known for its chilling analogy to McCarthyist practices during the Cold War, and since its premiere has become a tour de force in the canon of American drama. Selladoor...

Review: Who’s Afraid Of Virginia Woolf? Jun01

Review: Who’s ...

Rapture Theatre Company Theatre Royal until 3 Jun [usr 2] This production of Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf, directed by Michael Emans, can be described in the exact words Lyn McAndrew uses for the synopsis in the program booklet. It “may be seen as...

Review: Travels With...

Citizens Theatre Citizens Theatre until 20 May [usr 4] First performed at the Citizens Theatre over two decades ago, Giles Havergal’s stage adaptation of Graham Greene’s Travels With My Aunt has returned home. The title says it all: retired bank manager, Henry Pulling, leaves his...

Review: Hay Fever Apr07

Review: Hay Fever

Citizens Theatre and Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh Co-Production Citizens Theatre until 22 Apr [usr 4] The first question to ask oneself before watching this show is, “Do I like Keeping Up with the Kardashians?” If the answer is yes, this show is definitely for you. Noel...