Our Fathers

Our Fathers

It’s mildly amusing to see two grown men briefly falling into a childish bragging-match about their fathers—one a retired Church of Scotland minister, the other a former Bishop... 

Thingummy Bob

Thingummy Bob

There’s a wonderful clarity to Linda McLean’s short play Thingummy Bob, a firm favourite with Scotland’s leading theatre company for people with learning disabilities, Lung Ha Theatre Company... 

Love Song to Lavender Menace

Love Song to Lavender Menace

“Lavender Menace”, according to Wikipedia, were “an informal group of lesbian radical feminists formed to protest the exclusion of lesbians and lesbian issues from the feminist movement at the Second Congress to Unite Women in New York City on May 1, 1970”... 

Cinderella

Cinderella

Cinderella is so familiar a story that anyone above the age of 12 might be weary of the annual parade of ‘reimaginings’ attempting to keep it relevant. However, the Byre’s production – written and directed by Gordon Barr – combines charming silliness and excitingly impressive talent that blows away any anticipated plot cobwebs... 

Hector (Was So Great A Crime)

Hector (Was So Great A Crime)

Hector (Was So Great A Crime) is based on the true story of the Scottish military hero in the Second Boer War who was brought down by malicious attacks on his good name. A stiff, determined and courageous general, we see Hector request a position in Ceylon, against the advice of his mentor that it might not be the right place for him...