[Fringe] ‘Driftwood’ & ‘Pastor Jambus’

Innocent, playful, and just a little bit special. Situated in the Paris de Variete tent, the five-strong Casus Circus are drawn to centre-stage, gathering around a low hanging light like incredibly lean and toned moths to a flame. What follows is a compact hour of dance, physical theatre and circus arts – ground and aerial…

[EIF] ‘Rhinoceros’ & ‘The Divide 1/2’

Eccentric suits. Minimalist set. And everyone keeps turning into rhinos. Adapted by Zinnie Harris and directed by Murat Daltaban, this co-production between Edinburgh’s Lyceum Theatre and the DOT Theatre of Istanbul has no sense of its usual French surroundings. Each piece of set, prop, and even down to the last drop of globular paint to…

Tuscan Skyline

There are many things I love about Scotland. My main gripe? Clear skies. My favourite pass time when I’m abroad is sitting outside in the evening and star-gazing, and I wish I could do the same at home. So here’s yet another Italy shot from up in the Tuscany hills – look familiar? (Click on…

The Playwright’s (unofficial) Guide: Dialogue

Every story begins differently. Sometimes it’s an image. Sometimes you’re led by a character. Sometimes, if you’re really lucky, you might already have a plot from start to finish (this is the rarest, so consider it the holographic Charizard of the literary world: not many people have it, and those that do won’t let you…

Sunday Round Up #23

When was the last time you looked through the sites you follow? Feel free to join in and link back to this post! Maybe I’ll discover some new blogs along the way… Otherwise, stick around, you might find something new! J-Dubs Grin and Bear It By design, this is a wide-ranging site, from reviews and moments…