Online theatre

Keli – an audio drama

Keli – an audio drama

★★★★☆ Intense

Martin Green’s audio drama Keli, previewed earlier this month at the Lyceum, has arrived on the theatre’s Soundstage audio platform. While there is much that is odd about its presentation, it is an absolutely engrossing piece.

April 27, 2022 | By | Reply More
Through a prism remotely

Through a prism remotely

Online, immersive show from Production Lines

Edinburgh grass roots theatre company Production Lines is to stage prism, a new interactive and immersive play by Claire Wood, running online from Wednesday 2 to Saturday 5 February 2022.

January 17, 2022 | By | Reply More
Online Xmas Viewing

Online Xmas Viewing

Shows to see if your panto is cancelled

Covid has caused nearly all theatre in Scotland to be cancelled, but Dundee Rep, the Gaiety Ayr and the Edinburgh Lyceum theatres have made online versions of their Christmas shows available to the public.

December 26, 2021 | By | Reply More
Jamie and the Unicorn online

Jamie and the Unicorn online

★★★★☆ Streaming good fun

The brand new pantomime Jamie and the Unicorn at the Gaiety Theatre in Ayr, hits all the big pantomime tropes – and hits them bang on – with a live performance that makes a smooth transfer to online viewing.

December 20, 2021 | By | Reply More
EGTG EdFringe Auditions

EGTG EdFringe Auditions

Casting for three digital productions

Leading Edinburgh amateur company Edinburgh Graduate Theatre Group has put out a casting call for three digital productions as part of the 2021 Edinburgh Fringe 2021.

June 29, 2021 | By | Reply More
The Macbeths

The Macbeths

★★★★☆  Bloody good

The Macbeths, the Citizens’ concentrated revision of Macbeth, supplies a charge that is so often missing in versions of the play.

June 25, 2021 | By | Reply More
The Mother Load

The Mother Load

★★★★☆ Nuanced

The Mother Load by Lynda Radley, the latest in the Lyceum and Pitlochry Festival Theatre’s Sound Stage series of audio presentations, is a warmly human and cleverly constructed piece.

June 23, 2021 | By | Reply More
Hindu Times

Hindu Times

★★★☆☆ Fierce Originality:

Hindu Times – the latest audio offering from the Lyceum and Pitlochry Festival Theatre’s Sound Stage – is a wildly original piece. Although cumbersome at times, it has a raucous energy that is frequently arresting.

May 27, 2021 | By | Reply More
Class Act Online

Class Act Online

The Traverse’s annual schools script project goes online

Seventeen short scripts, created by the student participants of the Class Act 2020 programme, have been used to create short films and will be available online from the Traverse 3 website.

May 12, 2021 | By | Reply More
Meet Jan Black

Meet Jan Black

★★★☆☆ multi-layered

The end of Lockdown is in sight and Jan Black is back on stage; Maureen Beattie stars in Johnny McKnight’s multi-layered new play for Wonder Fools live-streamed from the Ayr Gaiety.

April 3, 2021 | By | Reply More