Festival Theatre Studio


5 - 20 April 2024
James V: Katherine
Scaled-back instalment of the James Plays series offers a story of heresy, heartache, and hope
Reviewed here

26 August 2023
John Cale
John Cale's live performance is a demonstration of his dedication to experiment with music
Reviewed at Festival Theatre

3 - 27 August 2023
A funny, inventive, and colourful mockery of our obsession with what we eat
Reviewed here

10 June 2023
A valiant, comedic attempt to make the wonders of science pop onstage
Reviewed here

29 - 31 May 2023
Imaginate: Protest
Perky play for kids invites us all to stand up and make a difference
Reviewed here

2 - 3 February 2023
Superbly crafted exploration of migration
Reviewed here

23 - 26 August 2022
as british as a watermelon
Solo show delivers a thought-provoking, albeit unfocused, exploration of performer’s upbringing
Reviewed here

21 August 2022
Detention Dialogues
An insightful and thought-provoking examination of the treatment of asylum seekers
Reviewed here

21 - 22 May 2022
Though This Be Madness
Mental health struggles are well evoked in Skye Loneragan's bold, raw one-woman performance
Reviewed at Eden Court

1 - 4 February 2020
After Chekov
Ghostly and captivating, After Chekov mostly succeeds in bringing The Three Sisters to life in a brand new way
Reviewed at The Studio

11 - 12 October 2019
The Stornoway Way
Dogstar Theatre Company brings Gaelic storytelling to the stage
Reviewed here

29 June 2019
Sensational tribute to Scotland's most successful entertainer.
Reviewed here

1 - 2 June 2019
The Little Bath
Théâtre de Romette crafts a deeply playful and accessible story through its simple premise and imaginative performance.
Reviewed here

29 - 31 May 2019
A powerful piece on the terrorism experienced by children that engages with its young audience.
Reviewed here

15 - 18 May 2019
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Amateur group's production of Tennessee Williams' Pulitzer Prize-winner is ambitious, but impressive
Reviewed here

28 - 30 March 2019
Get A Life!
Short comic sketches are a mixed bag, well acted
Reviewed here

27 - 30 March 2019
In the Willows
A modern retelling of a classic children's story that is filled with life lessons worth sharing.
Reviewed at Festival Theatre

6 - 9 March 2019
Miss Julie
Sex, scandal and strikes stir up Zinnie Harris's adaptation of a classic.
Reviewed at Tron Theatre

27 - 30 June 2018
Spring Awakening
This coming-of-age musical examines a deadly serious subject with humour.
Reviewed here

22 - 27 August 2017
Real Magic
Forced Entertainment endure endless game show repeats.
Reviewed here

4 - 27 August 2017
Martin Creed's Words and Music
The spirit of Ivor Cutler is alive and well in Turner Prize winner's gig-lecture at EIF
Reviewed here