Well, tagged on to the end of the final The Scotsman Fringe First awards, the awards for the MTM Musical awards happened yesterday and we didn’t win in any of the five categories we was nominated for innit. It was a brilliant ceremony, however, and there was shown and rewarded some absolutely inspiring work. Makes me Continue reading
Dear Blogfans, it's been a while since I last put index to qwerty and it's for a reason.
There's a show on up here called Who Writes This Crap (Joel Stickley and Luke Wright, Underbelly),
which I haven't had the chance to see, but I've read the blurb, the reviews, the flyers, the flyers, the flyers, the.
And fair play, we're all doing it. Continue reading
Aars is going strength to strength, the cast starting really to play with the slightly bizarre material that I’ve given them. Yesterday we had a crowd in which pissed itself from start to finish and whooped it up at the end. Good job it’s a comedy, eh? Continue reading
Three previews under our belt. Audiences are building and generally loving it. The public can be so wise, sometimes. Working our little socks off, rehearsing and shaping bits. Weird thing, doing a show at this time (2.10): when do you rehearse? We’ve been going on into the evenings, which feels as wrong as daytime cinema, but what can you do? Starting to get the good laughs, now. Getting over the hiccup of the impossible technical demands of Edinburgh. I am ridiculously proud of our small cast. Continue reading
Chris Larner performs in musical comedy On the Island of Aars at the Pleasance Courtyard
This is our first blog of many for the festival. After three weeks of frantic rehearsals, rewrites and visits to the company psychiatrist, this week we finally showed our Aars to the public and did two previews in double bills with the delightful Mark Watson. Continue reading