And They Played Shang-a-Lang

And They Played Shang-a-Lang

The show is narrated by a theatre director who is reflecting on his school days in 1970’s Edinburgh. The theme of leaving childhood behind to make the sometimes difficult, often silly transition into adulthood is a good focus as it is something that we have all been through... 

Welcome to Terezin

Welcome to Terezin

It’s 1944 and the Red Cross have finally been permitted to visit Terezín, an internment camp for artistic Jews in Czechoslovakia.The old and sick have been shipped east, the morgue has been rebranded as a school and a star of the silver screen has been recruited to make a documentary... 

Saint-Exupéry, a Pilot's Story

Saint-Exupéry, a Pilot's Story

The African Sahara, a wrecked plane, a stranded pilot and a vastness of sand. Vagabond Productions’ play Saint-Exupéry, A Pilot’s Story begins full of promise of adventure and drama... 

Julie Burchill: Absolute Cult

Julie Burchill: Absolute Cult

For those familiar with the actual Julie Birchill, literary wunderkind and hedonistic hellraiser, the content of Tim Fountain and Mike Bradwell’s play will contain few surprises and many delights... 

The Onion of Bigotry - A History of Hatred

The Onion of Bigotry - A History of Hatred

With The Onion of Bigotry, A History of Hatred Black Dingo Productions and the Kielty Brothers have created an engaging and largely enjoyable piece of theatre. Four actors, each assuming the roles of various figures in the history of Scotland, guide the audience through the nation’s past in an attempt to peel back the layers of Scottish sectarianism and seek out its rotten core... 

Challenge Accepted

Challenge Accepted

With five minutes or so of light-hearted banter at the top the show, Simon Caine successfully had the audience not only relaxed, but ripe with anticipation. Unfortunately, despite the comic’s best efforts, this was never fully satisfied...