Tam Dean Burn

Keli – A Live Preview

Keli – A Live Preview

Preview

In the middle of the Lyceum’s fortnight-long Wonder festival, packed with works in progress, Martin Green – one-third of the adventurous folk trio Lau – invited the world in to see and comment on his latest venture.

April 4, 2022 | By | Reply More
The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde – Live at Leith Theatre

The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde – Live at Leith Theatre

★★★☆☆  Mixed bag

There is much to recommend in The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde – Live at Leith Theatre, which is due to be live-streamed into cinemas on Sunday 27 with as-live screenings on March 6.

February 26, 2022 | By | Reply More
Lyceum Christmas Tales V – VIII

Lyceum Christmas Tales V – VIII

★★★★☆ Fresh

The last four of the pre-recorded Lyceum Christmas Tales provide another helping of laughter, reflection and hope.

December 17, 2020 | By | Reply More
Celebrating Tom McGrath

Celebrating Tom McGrath

New Maverick awards and celebrations of Tom’s 80th.

The Tom McGrath Trust is celebrating what would have been the late, great playwright and jazz musician’s 80th birthday with the announcement of the final three Maverick Awards.

October 23, 2020 | By | 1 Reply More
Miraculous

Miraculous

★★★★☆ Barmy army

Borderline Theatre Company and the Gaiety Ayr have created a bouncy online version of David F Ross’s comedy caper novel about an Ayrshire band that once had an unexpected number one hit.

July 31, 2020 | By | Reply More
Scenes for Survival

Scenes for Survival

NTS creates online theatre project, supports artists:

The National Theatre of Scotland (NTS) is to deliver a digital season of new theatre, fulfilling its “without walls” remit and providing support to theatre practitioners.

March 21, 2020 | By | Reply More
At the Book Festival

At the Book Festival

Theatrical life in Charlotte Square:

The Edinburgh international Book Festival continues to provide a commitment to theatrical elements as well as the customary squelchy grass and ice-cream cones.

August 22, 2019 | By | Reply More
Lost At Sea

Lost At Sea

★★★★☆ Poignant:

Perth Theatre’s production of Lost At Sea, at the King’s until Wednesday, is emotional, humane and beautifully staged.

May 21, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
Actor Stabbed

Actor Stabbed

Actor Tam Dean Burn Stabbed in Edinburgh:

Leith-born actor Tam Dean Burn has been stabbed, after leaving an event at the Scottish Poetry Library in Crichton’s Close on the Canongate.

March 4, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Hard Man

The Hard Man

Rehearsed reading:
Opening up the scope of the Edinburgh International Film Festival’s retrospective on noted Scottish polymath Tom McGrath, the staged script reading of his 1977 play The Hard Man sits perfectly with McGrath’s “explorer” image.

June 27, 2017 | By | Reply More