theatre review: the bodyguard, theatre royal, glasgow;

The Bodyguard – as in, the 1992 Whitney Houston/Kevin Costner film – is one of those pop culture phenomena so ingrained in the public consciousness that…

theatre review: mamma mia!; theatre royal, glasgow;

…or, Lis and Charlotte’s Christmas night out. I am, as a general rule, indifferent to both weddings and the music of Swedish pop behemoths ABBA.…

dance review: matthew bourne’s sleeping beauty;

For a cultural critic, I’ve never been particularly cultured. Straight up: I like my stories told with words. Paintings, for example, rarely move me, and…

out and about: dramatic license at atg’s glasgow theatres;

So most of you know me as a music writer, and it’s true that I spend more time and money thinking about it, playing it,…