Bethany Tennick is a writer, creative and performer hailing from Scotland. She graduated from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in 2018 with a degree in Musical Theatre and has since worked in theatre, film, and live music. In 2017 Bethany founded the performance and events company Renfrew Collective. Through this she has hosted a series of events promoting accessibility in live art, and featuring a selection of new original work.
Islander Eilidh stares out to sea and dreams of a new life beyond her lonely island. Myth and reality collide when the tide washes a mysterious stranger onto her beach, changing her life forever. Epic storytelling intimately staged with a contemporary Scottish folk-inspired score. Kirsty Findlay and Bethany Tennick perform a whole host of characte...
Two of the theatres on my doorsteps in south London are Southwark Playhouse and the Union Theatre. So when I planned my visits to two musicals I've been working on Featured Show campaigns for StageFaves, I couldn't resist taking my theatre-loving, octogenarian neighbour Dudley as my plus-one. Two memorable nights out for me and Dudley!
'I was surprised when the offer came through for a part I hadn’t even auditioned for': Kirsty Findlay on Islander
Kirsty Findlay's last London stage outing, Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour, led to the Olivier Awards stage at the Royal Albert Hall. The Scottish actor now stars in another genre-busting transfer, Stewart Melton and Finn Anderson's ISLANDER, coming this week to London's Southwark Playhouse after its sell-out Edinburgh run. We caught up with her.
Two-hander musical ISLANDER, inspired by the wind-beaten coastline of the Western Isles, transfers from this year's Edinburgh Fringe to London on a wave of critical acclaim as well as a Best Musical Award from our friends at Musical Theatre Review. We've rounded up a selection of festival review highlights.
Islander, Musical Theatre Review’s Best Musical at the Edinburgh Fringe, transfers to London’s Southwark Playhouse
Having received a big bunch of five- and four-star reviews during its run at Summerhall at this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe, sell-out success ISLANDER, which also won Musical Theatre Review’s Best Musical Award, is transferring to London’s Southwark Playhouse from 2 to 26 October 2019.