Thursday, May 23, 2019

BY JEAN WESTPhoto: Vicki WatsonWHEN a squad of scooter...

Timely revival of World War One epic is an uncomfortable reminder of the folly of war IT’S A DECADE and a half ahead of fin...
Review of the Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo by dance critic, Morag Phillips for Deadline News

Despite the hilarity, this all-male ballet troupe are technically brilliant By MORAG PHILLIPSLES BALLETS Trockadero de Monte Carlo, are an all male dance company who...
Can can dancer from Moulin Rouge launch Toulouse Lautrec exhibition in Edinburgh, Scotland, October 2018

Flamboyant and debauched Lautrec's work celebrated at vibrant Scottish exhibitionBy JEAN WESTHIS STORY could have been more tragic; a promising artist whose growth, stunted...
Male swans in Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake

Male swans are magnificent, alluring - and utterly terrifying By MORAG PHILLIPSNO-ONE seeing this spectacular production for the first time, can be prepared for the...

Twa is “two solo shows in one”, a collaboration between writer Annie George and visual artist Flore Gardner, who couple a mix of memoir...

BY JEAN WESTSlapstick, goofy, charming and fun, The Artist, is a confident piece of physical theatre with truly masterful qualities.Keen to make a painting,...

Narcissist in the Mirror is a powerful piece of theatre, which is both acerbic and poetic in its lyrical writing, making it ever more engaging...

BY MORAG PHILLIPSWe are indeed fortunate to be allowed a glimpse into this mystical and ancient world. From the moment two turmeric robed monks...

BY JEAN WESTAttrape Moi at AssemblyExpert at their passion - these world-class acrobats from Quebec, know how to provoke the wows as firm favourites...

All singing, all dancing political satireA Very Brexit Musical, written by Cambridge University students Molly Cook and Anthony Gray, follows the story of...

BY JOY HADDENIcons is an inescapably fabulous emotional rollercoaster with Le Gateau Chocolat.Sitting in the Piccolo tent in front of a childhood bedroom set...

BY JEAN WESTFew people can claim to have performed in front of an audience of hundreds in their under garments and successfully pulled it...

 BY JEAN WESTJoan Wasser of Joan As Policewoman, from across the pond in New York, had a notion of what Leith was all about before her recent visit.The dynamic...

BY JOY HADDENHaving recently turned 50, Jason Donovan’s Amazing Midlife Crisis is a show more about his past successes than any crisis, or future direction;...

BY JEAN WEST I hadn't intended to get married when I left the house this afternoon.But by 5pm, I had a new husband - a stranger I...

BY MORAG  PHILLIPS The roots of Flamenco most definitely originate from Andalusia region of Southern Spain. It’s a fertile fusion between guitar, singing, and dance,...

BY MORAG PHILLIPSYOSHITAKA SUZUKI has stunning stage presence. He hails from Akita City. The prefecture of Akita is to the North West on Japans main island...

BY BOB CUMMINSThe last Saturday in August is reserved for one of the largest busking events in Europe. Edinburgh’s Big Beach Busk brings together...

Joanne McNally’s authentic comedy feels a bit like sitting with a mate in the pub and laughing for an hour whilst they tell you...
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