30 April - 4 May 2024
James V: Katherine
Scaled-back instalment of the James Plays series offers a story of heresy, heartache, and hope
Reviewed at Festival Theatre Studio

9 May 2023
Imaginate: Protest
Perky play for kids invites us all to stand up and make a difference
Reviewed at Festival Theatre Studio

5 November 2022
A New Life
Musical about new parenthood has comedic highlights but feels inconsistent
Reviewed at Tron Theatre

4 November 2022
Crocodile Rock
Joyful musical chronicles a teenage boy's discovery of drag
Reviewed at Tron Theatre

7 - 8 April 2022
Stand By
Immersive drama offers an authentic portrayal of policing in Scotland
Reviewed at Eden Court

18 October 2019
The Box
Deeply affecting and important work explores the dark world of depression
Reviewed at Assembly Roxy

24 - 28 September 2019
Number One Fan
A misogynistic columnist leaves a jilted wife seeking revenge in this twisted dark comedy
Reviewed at Traverse Theatre

24 July 2019
Act Of Repair
An electrifying performance exemplifying the writing and acting talents of Scotland's young actors.
Reviewed at Eden Court

30 October 2018
Aidan Moffat & RM Hubbert
"Sadness with a semi" shtick conceals genius of exciting new work and witty rapport charms audience
Reviewed at Pleasance Courtyard

23 - 27 October 2018
The Last Picture Show
Simple and sweet wartime story to close this season's A Play, A Pie and A Pint at the Trav
Reviewed at Traverse Theatre

24 September 2018
Scotties
A well-structured and sensitive look at history and identity.
Reviewed at Tron Theatre

11 - 12 September 2018
South Bend
Gridiron's tale of a romantic culture clash is funny in parts but is it a strong enough story?
Reviewed at Eden Court

26 July 2018
VENT
Touring Scotland this month, Vent is a dazzling, nightmarish quasi-dystopian examination of mental health issues.
Reviewed at Tron Theatre

24 - 28 April 2018
Margaret Saves Scotland
Yorkshire lass urges a disinterested Scotland to save itself in twee Val McDermid play.
Reviewed at Traverse Theatre

16 March 2018
Cèilidh
Gaelic play seeks understanding through the means of storytelling.
Reviewed at Tron Theatre

12 March 2018
The Handsome Family
An evening of gothic country and blues music to transport the audience to the American South.
Reviewed at Tolbooth

3 March 2018
The Return
Ellie Stewart's story of faked identity tours to Speyside to warm welcome.
Reviewed at Boat of Garten Community Hall

21 - 25 February 2017
Dirt Under the Carpet
Poignant and funny insight by Rona Munro, set in Aberdeen and part of the city's inaugural Granite Noir festival
Reviewed here

16 February 2017
Black Beauty
Intertextual mischief with a classic puts the rest out to pasture
Reviewed at Traverse Theatre

3 February 2017
Fisk
A visually stunning performance, let down by an underdeveloped concept.
Reviewed at Traverse Theatre

15 April 2017
Uncles
Burnistoun pair Robert Florence and Iain Connell bring famous Glaswegian banter north
Reviewed here

31 March 2017
Uncles
Burnistoun pair Robert Florence and Iain Connell bring famous Glaswegian banter north
Reviewed here

13 March 2017
Iain Stirling: Onwards!
Few flaws in this laughter fest for millenials but it is not what those who watched him on CBBC might expect...
Reviewed at Pleasance Courtyard

3 March 2017
The Dub Pistols
Fantastic passion and energy compensates for lack of numbers
Reviewed here

8 - 24 December 2016
White
A charming introduction to theatre for the little ones or adults alike.
Reviewed at Traverse Theatre

29 October 2016
Joanne Shaw Taylor
Blues-rock magic blows The Lemon Tree away
Reviewed here

23 October 2016
Nell Bryden
A bold approach touring a new album pre-release
Reviewed here

12 October 2016
A Bench on the Road
Charioteer Theatre win our interest in the story of Italian immigration but don't deliver on it
Reviewed at Assembly Roxy

4 October 2016
Forgotten
A beautiful and unique performance from Irish innovator Pat Kinevane.
Reviewed at Tron Theatre

27 September - 1 October 2016
Miss Veitch's Roses
Play about carers throws a spotlight on opportunities missed.
Reviewed here

12 May 2016
O is for Hoolet
[Rating:4/5] Is Ishbel McFarlane a wise hoolet? You decide.
Reviewed here

12 April 2018 - Invalid Date
Little Light
The lingering impression is one of wonder in Vision Mechanics' latest.
Reviewed at Eden Court