You are here
Home > Entertainment > Theatre

Live review: “Frenetic teenage emotions are stirred up within those in the crowd…” in Romeo and Juliet

The Royal Shakespeare Company brought a sharp version of the tragic tale of teenage passion and desire to Glasgow's Theatre Royal. Productions of the play either stay true to high-class, feuding families or, lazily, drop the play into a working class setting – fishing for descriptions of 'hardness' and 'grittiness'. Here,

Read More...

It’s a post-apocalyptic Macbeth with beheadings and bloodiness to rival that of Game of Thrones…

You never forget your first Shakespeare soliloquy...if you're partial to The Bard. And I am. Etched in my memory bank from a blessed time at school is the recital in class and on paper of an entanglement, puzzle and conundrum of yesteryear's poetic word's of mirth, drama and tragedy. Ah, Shakespeare.

Read More...

Warhorse is a beautifully choreographed, poignant peek at the toll of war on man & beast

Warhorse is a beautifully choreographed, poignant peek at the toll of war on man and beast. The strength of love and loyalty is stretched beyond anything a man or horse should have to endure or could reason. The show is a slow-paced first half reflecting the simple rural life where tilling

Read More...

Evita – spiritual leader of the nation. Last night’s performance at Glasgow’s King’s Theatre

As with all icons and even family members and friends, the truth is sometimes glossed over to paint a flattering picture and retain a halo over a cherished memory. This is so true of one of Argentina's greatest ‘spiritual leaders of the nation’, Eva Peron. There is no denying she

Read More...

Top