Cora Bissett

Black Diamonds and the Blue Brazil

Black Diamonds and the Blue Brazil

★★★☆☆ Human

The latest Sound Stage production from the Lyceum and Pitlochry Festival Theatre, Black Diamonds and the Blue Brazil, is a funny and affecting tale of love and obsession set in the decaying heartlands of Scottish industry and football.

July 21, 2021 | By | Reply More
NTS takes on Orphans

NTS takes on Orphans

Peter Mullan musical adaptation heads NTS’s live return

The National Theatre of Scotland is to stage a new musical adaptation of Peter Mullan’s 1997 movie Orphans as part of its return to live performance.

June 10, 2021 | By | Reply More
What Girls Are Made Of

What Girls Are Made Of

★★★★★ Joyous:

Bursting with emotion and tuneful energy, the return to the Traverse of What Girls Are Made Of is a thing of wonder.

April 18, 2019 | By | Reply More
Glasgow Girls

Glasgow Girls

★★★★☆  Politically Powerful:

A thought-provoking and inspiring piece of musical theatre, Glasgow Girls at the Kings Theatre feels more relevant than ever as it returns for a new tour.

January 24, 2019 | By | Reply More
Glasgow Girls for King’s

Glasgow Girls for King’s

Musical hit tours to King’s in January:

Cora Bissett’s award-winning musical Glasgow Girls, based on the true story of seven teenagers from Drumchapel who stood up to stop their asylum-seeking school friend being deported, is to play the Edinburgh King’s in January 2019.

December 21, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
Adam

Adam

★★★☆☆  Powerful:
There is no shortage of unfettered emotion in the National Theatre of Scotland’s Adam at the Traverse.

August 8, 2017 | By | 2 Replies More
#EdFringe shows for NTS

#EdFringe shows for NTS

NTS announces 2017 season
The National Theatre of Scotland has announced details of three shows which will be playing the Edinburgh Fringe in August 2017, with more involvement with the festivals to be announced later.

November 25, 2016 | By | Reply More
Jumpy

Jumpy

★★★☆☆ Genuine:
There is a generosity and sincerity to Jumpy at the Lyceum, allied to some impressive acting, even if the end result is not as overwhelming as it might be.

October 30, 2016 | By | 2 Replies More
Glasgow Girls

Glasgow Girls

★★★★☆ Gallus:
Energetic and driven, Glasgow Girls at the Assembly Hall has definite imperfections, but sweeps the audience along on a tide of politically charged fun.

August 12, 2016 | By | 2 Replies More
NTS Summer/Autumn Season

NTS Summer/Autumn Season

Festival Focus for NTS Flavours:
A trio of world premieres mark out the National Theatre of Scotland’s Summer and Autumn season of its tenth anniversary year, being launched in Edinburgh today.

January 23, 2016 | By | Reply More