Last weekend I finally got my butt back down to London after almost 3 years and it was great to spend a whole weekend dedicated to two of the best things in life: theatre and food. We may have got … Continue reading Back down to London town!
I just finished reading Adam Lenson’s Breaking Into Song: Why you shouldn’t hate musicals and it sparked quite a few thoughts, so here we go. In the book, Lenson asks us to challenge the parameters people set on the form … Continue reading On loving musicals
Do you miss going to the theatre with all your heart? Yeah, me too. That said, I’m trying to use this free time to discover new shows and to learn more about the history of the industry. There’s loads out … Continue reading Get your stagey fix in lockdown
This year the common theme that threads together my Fringe faves has been some fiercely fantastic females. I’ll be honest this has been a year where I wasn’t drawn in to seeing as many shows as normal but what I … Continue reading Fierce females made my Fringe
As is my annual tradition, I have done my deep dive of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and the Edinburgh International Festival programmes equipped with my highlighters and sticky tabs. I find myself getting pickier as the years go on, probably … Continue reading Edinburgh Festival picks 2019!
Here come’s the big bad Broadway blog! My love for theatre is the main attraction I have towards New York city because it is home to many iconic productions. I am very familiar with the British counterpart in the West End but … Continue reading Broadway review!
So this past weekend I treated myself to a wee city break down to London. Heading down by myself this time to meet up with pals when I got there. I got the flight in to London City airport this … Continue reading West End weekender | London 2019
These days new musical theatre is rare, new British musicals even more so, but a new Scottish musical is like golddust we haven’t seen since Sunshine on Leith years ago. How lucky are we that there is a brand new … Continue reading Exciting new Scottish musical: Local Hero!
Disclaimer: I don’t know which theatre this photo is from but © Mark McQuade/Flickr I have worked in a few theatres now across Scotland; backstage as a dresser, upstairs in marketing and, most importantly for this post, front of house as … Continue reading Badly behaved theatre audiences
The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is my favourite time of year. There is so much to do in the city that by the end of the month you’re completely burnt out – which is self-inflicted but I wouldn’t have it any … Continue reading My Fringe binge and festival faves