The Play That Goes Wrong – The Kings Theatre, March 2017

Published on The Student Advertiser. Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes of an extremely disorganised, poorly financed, and cripplingly amateur dramatic production? As we know, the theatre loves nothing more than itself which is likely why things not working out for the performance arts is often the brunt of various stories … Continue reading The Play That Goes Wrong – The Kings Theatre, March 2017

Top 10 Festival Picks for Glasgow and Edinburgh 2017

Published in The Student Advertiser. I honestly didn't fully appreciate the wide variety of festivals on offer in Scotland until I started to research this piece for The Student Advertiser. I am so typical for connoting 'festivals' with just music, thus, camping, mud, low temperatures, doom, gloom - fundamentally, T in the Park at a glance. … Continue reading Top 10 Festival Picks for Glasgow and Edinburgh 2017

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Kings Theatre, Glasgow

Originally published in The Student Advertiser. Read the original article, and others by some of Glasgow’s up-and-coming journalists, here. Jason Manford takes the starring role in Ian Fleming’s Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, arguably the ultimate children’s tale of imagination, adventure and courage. But does this new, big budget performance seem more like panto and less like the tale … Continue reading Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Kings Theatre, Glasgow

Review: Little Shop of Horrors, Theatre Royal, Glasgow

Published in The Student Advertiser. Read the original article, and others by some of Glasgow's up-and-coming journalists, here. Little Shop of Horrors is one of those ‘hit or miss’ productions. The company either takes the show too seriously, forgetting that Howard Ashman’s original screenplay was intended to be a satire of 1960s suburban American and the … Continue reading Review: Little Shop of Horrors, Theatre Royal, Glasgow

Interview: Louise Clifford, Veriette Illustration

British Mother's Day has been and gone for another year, but 2016 has been a little different. Thanks to the talents of local artist Louise Clifford - otherwise recognised through her business title 'Veriette Illustration' - my mum has something to remind her of how special she is that will last for years to come. Years … Continue reading Interview: Louise Clifford, Veriette Illustration

REVIEW: West Side Story at The Kings Theatre

Published in The Student Advertiser. It's the kind of story that finds you reliving your youth, mentally retracing your staggers through first love, first drink… First fight, first loss. The Jets run the streets of New York; all eight of them are young and free, wild, and charged with the inexplicable unfairness of their deprived … Continue reading REVIEW: West Side Story at The Kings Theatre