Tam Dean Burn

Miraculous

Miraculous

★★★★☆ Barmy army

Borderline Theatre Company and the Gaiety Ayr have created a bouncy online version of David F Ross’s comedy caper novel about an Ayrshire band that once had an unexpected number one hit.

July 31, 2020 | By | Reply More
Scenes for Survival

Scenes for Survival

NTS creates online theatre project, supports artists:

The National Theatre of Scotland (NTS) is to deliver a digital season of new theatre, fulfilling its “without walls” remit and providing support to theatre practitioners.

March 21, 2020 | By | Reply More
At the Book Festival

At the Book Festival

Theatrical life in Charlotte Square:

The Edinburgh international Book Festival continues to provide a commitment to theatrical elements as well as the customary squelchy grass and ice-cream cones.

August 22, 2019 | By | Reply More
Lost At Sea

Lost At Sea

★★★★☆ Poignant:

Perth Theatre’s production of Lost At Sea, at the King’s until Wednesday, is emotional, humane and beautifully staged.

May 21, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
Actor Stabbed

Actor Stabbed

Actor Tam Dean Burn Stabbed in Edinburgh:

Leith-born actor Tam Dean Burn has been stabbed, after leaving an event at the Scottish Poetry Library in Crichton’s Close on the Canongate.

March 4, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Hard Man

The Hard Man

Rehearsed reading:
Opening up the scope of the Edinburgh International Film Festival’s retrospective on noted Scottish polymath Tom McGrath, the staged script reading of his 1977 play The Hard Man sits perfectly with McGrath’s “explorer” image.

June 27, 2017 | By | Reply More
Electric Contact – A Jazz Tribute to Tom McGrath

Electric Contact – A Jazz Tribute to Tom McGrath

★★★★★   Explored:
Three Thomases – Tom, Tommie and Tam – got the Edinburgh International Film Festival’s retrospective tribute to the late, great Tom McGrath off to a belter of a start on Friday night.

June 25, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
EIFF Features McGrath

EIFF Features McGrath

Theatre element to Film Festival:
The Edinburgh International Film Festival will contain a strong theatre element as one of its Future is History strands looks at the work of poet, playwright and all-round maverick, Tom McGrath.

April 29, 2017 | By | Reply More
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

★★★★☆ Wonderful:
While not specifically Christmassy, Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland at the Lyceum proves an ideal fit for the festive season. Hugely colourful, funny, and fascinating, it is thoroughly involving and a little disorienting.

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Book Fest Round-up

Book Fest Round-up

Words from Charlotte Square Gardens
Things theatrical at the Edinburgh International Book Festival
In recent years the Book festival has made a definite effort to engage with the more theatrical side of things

August 22, 2016 | By | Reply More