Review: A Judgement In Stone Jun20

Review: A Judgement ...

The Classic Thriller Theatre Company Theatre Royal, Glasgow, 19-24 June 2017 (2 / 5) 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 (3 / 5) 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: Jane Eyre Jun06

Review: Jane Eyre

The National Theatre and Bristol Old Vic Theatre Royal Glasgow, until June 10th (4 / 5) Carrying a wealth of accolades, the NTS/Bristol Old Vic production of Jane Eyre begins enticingly. The raked stage is on three levels and the actors clamber about it with the use of ladders, reminiscent of...

Review: Who’s Afraid Of Virginia Woolf? Jun01

Review: Who’s ...

Rapture Theatre Company Theatre Royal until 3 Jun (2 / 5) 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: La Bohème May10

Review: La Bohème

Scottish Opera Theatre Royal, Glasgow – Thu 11 May to Sat 20 May His Majesty’s Theatre, Aberdeen – Thu 25 May to Sat 27 May Festival Theatre, Edinburgh – Wed 31 May to Sat 10 Jun Eden Court, Inverness – Tue 13 Jun to Sat 17 Jun (4 / 5) The scenes of 1920s Paris...