Daphne Oram’s Wonderful World of Sound

We had a chance to catch the Blood of the Young and Tron Theatre presentation of Daphne Oram’s Wonderful World of Sound at Dundee Rep. This show is touring Scotland, so if you can do be sure to see it. If you don’t know anything about Oram, there’s a good primer at her official website. You may…

Journey Planet 24: Tyrant Muse

Out now, Journey Planet 24: In Memory of Richard III. Yes, the car park monarch rides again in the pages of JP. James and Christopher have lured a bunch of folks together to muse on the king more legend than fact, forever (mis)shaped by the Bard’s juicy account. And you can read it all for…

FFB: Ritual by David Pinner

David Pinner’s novel Ritual is probably best known for inspiring the classic film The Wicker Man, which counts as horror or comedy depending on your religious alliances (or maybe a little of both — those poor animals!). Having come up in conversation on Twitter (I think? Rod McKie I believe can refresh my memory), I…

Review: The Berries

The Berries This hilarious play is set in the summer of 1974 amid the berry fields of Kirriemuir, and follows a day in the life of four Dundee ‘nabblers’ (pickers) as they toil and graft under the watchful eye of the no-nonsense foreman Rab. In order to distract themselves from the hard work, they enter…

Anticipation

We have tickets for two plays coming up at Dundee Rep: Let The Right One In A stage adaptation by Jack Thorne based on the Swedish novel and screenplay of the film by John Ajvide Lindqvist Directed by John Tiffany Associate Director Steven Hoggett. A major new production, Let the Right One In is a…