Fiona Black

Fiona attended RSAMD (now the Royal Conservatoire) and spent many years in theatre, film and television production. She left to study for an MA in Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia and now lives in the North of Scotland and concentrates on writing.
23 articles

The Great Escaper

True story forgoes the media circus around a well-documented event to explore the anguish caused by war

12 October 2023

Prisoner's Daughter

A painful watch despite the presence of both Brian Cox and Kate Beckinsale.

13 July 2023

Judy Blume Forever

Blume's books provided a non-judgemental context for adolescent sexuality

26 April 2023

Stornoway, Quebec

A refreshingly original play challenging the audience with its multi-lingual fluidity.

13 April 2023

Female Gothic

Rebecca Vaughan’s skilfully crafts an evening of horror through spoken word

17 November 2022


The life of Emily Brontë presented through the prism of her masterpiece

24 October 2022

Catherine Called Birdy

An energetic, anachronistic romp showing the coming of age of a young girl in Medieval England

16 October 2022

Private Lives

A well-constructed, magical world that allows for light-hearted escapism

3 October 2022