The Tailor of Inverness

This review first appeared in the Edinburgh Guide in 2010 Matthew Zajac (Tailor), Jonny Hardie, Gavin Marwick (musicians), Magdalena Kaleta (Polish voice) Ben Harrison (director) Matthew Zajac (producer), Ali Maclaurin (set and costume design), Kai Fisher (lighting design), Tim Reid (video design), Timothy Brinkhurst (sound design) Sholto Bruce (production manager) It is a daunting taskContinue reading “The Tailor of Inverness”

Electric Voice Theatre

Electric Voice Theatre announces upcoming on-line projects Electric Voice Theatre (EVT) is an award-winning contemporary music theatre acappella ensemble based in England. As well as commissioning and creating cutting edge vocal music for theatrical performance, they participate in creative multi-disciplinary collaborations with diverse disciplines including science, visual arts, dance, rap, opera, electronics and computing. TheyContinue reading “Electric Voice Theatre”

Album Round up Episode 1

Findlay Napier, Gillian Frame & Mike Vass          The Ledger    Cheerygroove Records                                                                                                             Out Now Back in the 1950s and ‘60s, The Scotsman newspaper published words and music to traditional Scottish songs on a weekly basis. Findlay Napier’s grandfather, like many others, collected these, and in his case pasted them into an old ledger. Many ofContinue reading “Album Round up Episode 1”

Circling A Fox – The Story Of The Tailor Of Inverness

Some plays come and go. Some endure. Matthew Zajac’s The Tailor of Inverness is one of the enduring ones. First performed at the 2008 Edinburgh Festival Fringe, it has since garnered numerous awards following over 275 performances seen by over 40,000 people in 12 countries.  Zajac’s play, from Highland Theatre Company Dogstar, is the physicalContinue reading “Circling A Fox – The Story Of The Tailor Of Inverness”

The Grump (Mielensäpahoittaja)

Another in the series of films released on Vimeo by Cinefile, the 2014 Finnish film, The Grump, from director Dome Karukoski is available to rent now. Based on the character from the book of the same name created by writer Tuomas Kyrö, who co-scripts the film with Karukoski, The Grump tells of this antediluvian oldContinue reading “The Grump (Mielensäpahoittaja)”


With no cinemas for us to visit just now, Cinefile have released selected films on their Cinefile Vimeo on Demand Platform. Justine Triet’s Victoria (aka In Bed With Victoria) defies easy categorisation – too much drama to be a rom-com – “You’re the Queen of Drama Queens” Sam (Vincent Lacoste) tells Victoria (Virginie Efira) atContinue reading “Victoria”