Review: The Divine Comedy Show

It's always good to welcome new local talent to the stage.

Friday, 24th March 2017, 4:04 pm
Updated Saturday, 25th March 2017, 11:44 am

Bee Parkinson has been writing since childhood, and ‘The Divine Comedy Show’ marks her drama debut.

Running in the Beveridge Suite at the Adam Smith Theatre until Saturday, it tells the story a deal with the devil, and the impact it has on many lives.

Lucian, played by James Innes Cameron, is lonely and looking for love.

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Writer and poet Bee Parkinson from Kirkcaldy at the Adam Smith Theatre (Pic: FPA)

He singles out Persephone (Natalie Galloway), but she is out of bounds on account of the fact she is alive, rather than dead.

God (John McLaren) lays down the law, but the devil offers her a deal – marry him and her own fiancée, Jonathon (Alan Sunter) shall be spared entry into hell.

Acted out in front of the suite’s red curtain, the play spotlights the dilemmas facing each character as they wrestle with their conscience and with their heart.

Can the devil triumph, or will God have the final say?

Writer and poet Bee Parkinson from Kirkcaldy at the Adam Smith Theatre (Pic: FPA)

Or will anyone intervene?

A play about choices and consequences, and, hopefully, finally some redemption. Plenty to mull over here ...

Go along and give it your support.

>> The Divine Comedy Show is at the Adam Smith Theatre, until Saturday. starting at 7.00p.m.