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Fiona Scott

Fiona works towards her medicinal chemistry PhD by day but can usually be found in a theatre at night. She enjoys writing about science, musicals and more!




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BWW Review: SUNSHINE ON LEITH, PITLOCHRY FESTIVAL THEATRE PhotoBWW Review: SUNSHINE ON LEITH at PITLOCHRY FESTIVAL THEATRE
Posted: Jun. 2, 2022


BWW Review: NOISES OFF, Pitlochry Festival Theatre PhotoBWW Review: NOISES OFF, Pitlochry Festival Theatre
Posted: Jun. 5, 2022


BWW Interview: Mark Ravenhill Talks Lockdown Writing, Pub Theatres And THE HAUNTING O PhotoBWW Interview: Mark Ravenhill Talks THE HAUNTING OF SUSAN A
Posted: Jun. 7, 2022


LAST 365 DAYS

BWW Interview: Anna-Jane Casey Chats CABARET at the Kit Kat Club PhotoAnna-Jane Casey Chats CABARET at the Kit Kat Club
Posted: Dec. 10, 2021


BWW Interview: Lea Salonga Discusses Her DREAM AGAIN 2022 UK Tour PhotoBWW Interview: Lea Salonga Discusses Her DREAM AGAIN 2022 UK Tour
Posted: Oct. 25, 2021


BWW Interview: Bartlett Sher Talks MY FAIR LADY at the London Coliseum PhotoBWW Interview: Bartlett Sher Talks MY FAIR LADY
Posted: Nov. 19, 2021


BWW Interview: Mark Ravenhill Talks Lockdown Writing, Pub Theatres And THE HAUNTING OF SUSAN A at the King's Head Theatre
June 7, 2022

Mark Ravenhill is a playwright, director and the new artistic director and joint CEO of the King’s Head Theatre, London’s oldest pub theatre, which is currently celebrating its 50th year. We spoke with Ravenhill about the theatre’s anniversary programming.

BWW Review: NOISES OFF, Pitlochry Festival Theatre
June 5, 2022

Forty years on from its debut at the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre in London in 1982, Michael Fryan’s farce-within-a-farce, Noises Off, returns to Pitlochry Festival Theatre as part of their 2022 summer season. The comedy was last performed in Pitlochry in 2010 and this marks the first professional version of the show in the UK post-lockdown.

BWW Review: SUNSHINE ON LEITH, PITLOCHRY FESTIVAL THEATRE
June 2, 2022

The sun is certainly shining on Perthshire, as Pitlochry Festival Theatres celebrates the opening of its recently renovated building. A cheery actor-musician revival of The Proclaimers’ jukebox musical Sunshine on Leith opens their 2022 summer season, a co-production in collaboration with Capital Theatres in Edinburgh, directed by Elizabeth Newman and Ben Occhipinti.

BWW Review: JERSEY BOYS, King's Theatre, Glasgow
April 21, 2022

Oh, what a night! The UK tour of Jersey Boys, the story of Frankie Balli & The Four Seasons returns to Glasgow. Read our critic's review.

BWW Interview: George Maguire Chats BONNIE & CLYDE at the Arts Theatre
April 19, 2022

George Maguire is known for his Olivier-Award portrayal of Dave Davies in Sunny Afternoon. Fresh from being part of The Wicker Husband cast, he is currently playing Buck Barrow in Bonnie and Clyde at the Arts Theatre. We spoke with Maguire about the show.

BWW Interview: Elliot Levey Talks CABARET at the Kit Kat Club
April 20, 2022

Elliot Levey recently won the Best Actor in a Supporting Role Olivier Award for his portrayal of Herr Schultz in Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club. We spoke with Levey about his career and being nominated.

BWW Review: MAGIC GOES WRONG, Festival Theatre, Edinburgh
April 14, 2022

​Mischief Theatre has brought their characteristic “Goes Wrong” spin to several shows on our stages and screens. Their latest collaboration with magicians Penn & Teller, Magic Goes Wrong, is making a stop in Edinburgh at the Festival Theatre as part of their UK tour.

BWW Review: HAIRSPRAY, King's Theatre, Glasgow
March 29, 2022

Hairspray has returned to Glasgow at the nicest “Kings” in town! The show follows the antics of aspiring teen dancer, Tracy Turner, and her dreams of dancing on TV and ending segregation in her 1960s Baltimore community.

BWW Review: THE LION, THE WITCH & THE WARDROBE, King's Theatre, Edinburgh
February 9, 2022

While at times in Scotland in February it feels like it’s “always winter and never Christmas”, theatregoers can currently enjoy the CS Lewis classic The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe at the King’s Theatre in Edinburgh.

BWW Review: 9 TO 5, King's Theatre, Glasgow
January 26, 2022

On the day that Nicola Sturgeon announced home-working Scots could once again return to the office, theatre fans could tumble out of bed and stumble down to the King’s Theatre Glasgow to catch 9 to 5, the first touring show to play there since Scottish venue capacities were relaxed last week.

BWW Interview: Ria Jones Chats HABEAS CORPUS at Menier Chocolate Factory
December 15, 2021

Ria Jones is known for her roles in musicals, most recently Sunset Boulevard at Leicester Curve and Gypsy at Royal Exchange, Manchester. She now makes her straight play debut in the Menier Chocolate Factory’s revival of Alan Bennett’s Habeas Corpus. We spoke with Jones about the show.

BWW Interview: Lucie Jones Discusses Her Headline Christmas Shows
December 11, 2021

Lucie Jones has just finished a marathon stint playing Jenna Hunterson, most recently in the UK Tour of Waitress. She has hung up her apron and will perform two exclusive headline Christmas shows, Lucie Jones at Christmas, in Cardiff and London on 13 and 14 December, respectively. We spoke with Jones about Waitress, Les Mis, Christmas, and taking on the role of Elphaba in 2022.

BWW Interview: Anna-Jane Casey Chats CABARET at the Kit Kat Club
December 10, 2021

Anna-Jane Casey is known for her roles in shows such as Chicago, Forbidden Broadway, and Annie Get Your Gun. She is currently playing Fräulein Kost in the recent revival of Cabaret at the Playhouse Theatre. We spoke with Casey about being in the show.

BWW Interview: Vikki Stone Chats ALADDIN at Lyric Hammersmith
December 7, 2021

Vikki Stone is an award-winning comedian, actor and composer. She usually spends the festive season on stage in a panto. But this year, she's the composer of Aladdin, currently playing at the Lyric Hammersmith. We spoke with Stone about her involvement in the production.

BWW Interview: Bartlett Sher Talks MY FAIR LADY at the London Coliseum
November 19, 2021

Bartlett Sher is a multi-award-winning director of productions including The Light in the Piazza and the recent revival of The King & I. Sher’s Tony Award-winning Lincoln Center production of My Fair Lady will transfer to the London Coliseum for a limited summer engagement in May 2022. We spoke with Sher about bringing the show to the West End.

BWW Interview: Lea Salonga Discusses Her DREAM AGAIN 2022 UK Tour
October 25, 2021

West End, Broadway and Disney legend, Lea Salonga, has just announced she will be returning to UK venues for a tour in 2022. Salonga spoke with BroadwayWorld about the pandemic, being cast in Pretty Little Liars and returning to performing.

BWW Review: BLOOD BROTHERS, King's Theatre, Glasgow
October 6, 2021

Willy Russell’s Blood Brothers has returned to our stages. The moving story follows two brothers born in Liverpool who are separated at birth, destined to lead very different, only to meet again with tragic consequences. Now in its 30th year, the most recent UK tour is currently playing the King’s Theatre in Glasgow.

BWW Review: GROAN UPS, King's Theatre
September 29, 2021

​Are we really that different from who we were at school? Mischief Theatre’s Groan Ups takes a light-hearted look at this question. This comedy, a diversion from Mischief’s usual “goes wrong” flavour of plays, tugs at the heartstrings but still leaves you in stitches.

BWW Interview: Jodie Prenger Talks TELL ME ON A SUNDAY
September 2, 2021

Jodie Prenger has returned to playing “The Girl” in the current UK tour of Tell Me On A Sunday. The leading lady of Oliver, and, more recently, Abigail’s Party and A Taste of Honey fame spoke to BroadwayWorld about returning to the stage after the pandemic disruption.

BWW Interview: Alice Frankham Talks NHS THE MUSICAL at Theatre Royal Plymouth
August 26, 2021

Alice Frankham was most recently seen in the Derby Theatre/Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch production of One Man Two Guvnors as Rachel Crabbe. She is now appearing in NHS The Musical at Theatre Royal Plymouth. Frankham spoke to BroadwayWorld about the show.



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