Today we heard the news that the UK Rock Challenge would no longer go ahead and I was dumbfounded. How could I possibly put into words everything all these feelings? The problem is that there’s just so much to say. … Continue reading Goodbye and thank you Rock Challenge
This year I had the privilege of working for the Edinburgh International Festival. Now, the first thing I’ve learned I need to explain when I tell people about this (in case you don’t know) is that EIF ≠ Edinburgh Festival … Continue reading Thoughts on the Edinburgh International Festival 2019
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
One of the major ideas that has really stuck with me after seeing various works at the Fringe is the idea of progress and why we’re still waiting. Many Fringe shows depict incidences from the past and make a comment … Continue reading Progress? | Thoughts on the Fringe