Theatre Review: Dead Simple [Qmunicate]


Dir. Ian Talbot, Theatre Royal, 18th May – 23th May

It’s fun being part of an audience which reacts on queue to twists and turns. In stereotypical crime  drama fashion, ‘ooohs’ and ‘aaahs’ and gasps of shock erupted from the packed Theatre Royal as the revelations of Peter James’ plot emerged. Continue reading “Theatre Review: Dead Simple [Qmunicate]”

Interview: Gemma Stroyan, actress

Gemma Stroyan is currently touring the UK with the cast of the play adaptation of Peter James’ bestselling crime novel Dead Simple. I met her after her opening night performance as Ashley Harper, the role she performed for the entirety of the Glasgow run. After some initial chat about how wonderful the Theatre Royal is as a venue – ‘It really is like a dream come true to perform here’ she explained – we launched into conversation about her time as an English Student at Glasgow University, STaG, Shakespeare, and what makes a good crime story. Continue reading “Interview: Gemma Stroyan, actress”