Here Comes Hogmanay!

A New Year. A new start. Let go of the past, embrace the future. …Yeah, I’m not that kind of person. I like to think I do most of that every day (except letting go of the past – what happens if you like most of what’s already happened to you? I certainly do). That…

‘A Christmas Carol’

Despite the mayhem of the past month or so, there has still been some time for shows, starting with the most recent – ‘A Christmas Carol‘. Christopher Fairbank (who I genuinely didn’t know was still acting, so bonus) plays the shrivel money-grabber, Ebenezer Scrooge. I don’t know if it was because Christmas has been such…

‘Twas the Night Before Christmas…

…Wait, it’s Christmas already? Where did the time go? Where did I go? Why have I spent the last two days cleaning my flat so I can go home to a house that is snowed under with duplicates and triplicates of things, because the old Gunpowder store is going through a refurb? My last deadline…

‘Monkey Bars’

People don’t listen to children. That’s an hour long show in one sentence; I’ve saved you over a tenner. Children’s words through the mouths of adults is nothing revolutionary; it’s what you do with those words that should be. Monkey Bars wasn’t. Sadly, for some people it will be a revelation to realise that children…