Leah Byrne

The Scent of Roses

The Scent of Roses

★★★☆☆ Lacks urgency

The Scent of Roses, from writer-director Zinnie Harris at the Lyceum, features a top-notch cast and dialogue that often rings true regarding how self-delusion and self-evasion wreck our relationships with each other and the world around us. However, the production as a whole never truly ignites

March 10, 2022 | By | Reply More
Covid delays Lyceum show

Covid delays Lyceum show

The Scent of Roses opening delayed a week

The cast and company of the new Zinnie Harris play, The Scent of Roses, has been effected by Covid, delaying the play’s opening by a week.

February 23, 2022 | By | Reply More
Oor Wullie

Oor Wullie

★★★☆☆   Sparky:

Oor Wullie, the touring musical from Selladoor, Dundee Rep and DC Thomson has moments of comic brilliance. However, it never quite coheres into a wholly convincing story.

January 29, 2020 | By | Reply More
Quinn cast as Wullie

Quinn cast as Wullie

Cast announced for Oor Wullie tour to King’s:

Full casting has been announced for the world premiere production of Oor Wullie, coming to the Edinburgh King’s in January 2020, with Martin Quinn taking on the iconic lead role.

September 30, 2019 | By | Reply More