Review: The intricacies of relationships cut across one family’s navigation of death, violence, race and systemic injustice in The Fellowship, at London’s Hampstead Theatre.
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Review: A Southall beauty salon is the setting for an examination of life in mid-1960s London for South Asian and Sikh women, in Hampstead Theatre’s production of Tamasha theatre company’s ‘Lotus Beauty’.
Review: London’s Royal Court Theatre offers a futuristic history of Palestine’s contested land and legacies from a surprising perspective.
Review: Acclaimed veteran rock guitarist Jeff Beck brings his mighty six-string skills to Glasgow – and introduces his not-so-secret star frontman.
Review: The popular ABBA jukebox musical shines just as brightly as the films, with the magical sparkle of the Swedish pop group’s biggest hits.
Review: Pepa Duarte’s one-woman show is an examination of the rich joys of food – and its obsessional, personal aspect of body-image.
Review: Ellen Kent’s touring production of Bizet’s classic opera brings the full flavour of southern Spain to a full Glasgow Royal Concert Hall.
Review: In its debut as a touring show, the award-winning hit podcast Table Manners arrives in Edinburgh, with special guest Sophie Ellis-Bextor.
Review: Part-oral history project, and part-verbatim theatre, Tsunagu bridges Britain and Japan by storytelling – in theatre and by exhibition – in Shoreditch, London.
Review: The popular coming-of-age stage musical Everybody’s Talking About Jamie is a frantic celebration of individuality and drag culture.
Review: Based on the 2007 movie of the same name, Waitress is the ultimate story about a small-town girl with big dreams.
Review: The British practice of slavery is rendered in involving human detail, in a dark and tense tale at Edinburgh’s Royal Lyceum Theatre.
Review: Pixar’s classic pioneering 1995 film returns to Glasgow as a live orchestral experience, with Randy Newman’s songs to the fore.
Review: Award-winning English stage and tv star Derren Brown brings his ever-surprising show to Glasgow’s Kings Theatre.
Review: The first book in the series in C S Lewis’ Chronicles of Narnia has been brought to Glasgow in an exciting and vibrant production directed by Michael Fentiman.
Review: Emmy-nominated Jonathan Van Ness, best known for his role in ‘Queer Eye’, arrived in Glasgow to entertain the Royal Concert Hall.
Review: A high-point of Celtic Connections at Glasgow’s Royal Concert Hall is a truly global fusion of eastern and western classical traditions.
Review: Citizens Theatre’s production of A Christmas Carol is finally back in its full glory, with a fantastic ensemble and a pure delight to watch.
Review: Scottish Ballet brings sparkling joy and magic in ‘The Nutcracker,’ a delicious festive treat for all ages.
Review: The Royal Scottish National Orchestra returns to the Edinburgh International Festival with Richard Strauss’ comedic opera Ariadne auf Naxos.
Review: Edinburgh-based dance theatre company Curious Seed makes its Edinburgh International Festival debut with Field – Something for the Future Now. This durational and immersive outdoor experience of dance and movement is set in Holyrood Park.
Review: Former Blur frontman continues his quest for the surprising and eclectic with fresh material at the Edinburgh International Festival’s Contemporary Music stage.
Review: Dancemakers from around the world reflect on their home cities through film for the Dancing in the Streets series. Commissioned by and premiered at Edinburgh International Festival, with funding from the British Council.
Review: Acclaimed songwriter and singer Nadine Shah brings her insistent and dark indie-pop to Edinburgh International Festival.