This House

This House seems very aware that its subject matter alone is not enough to sustain audience interest, especially for those too young to remember the period. Despite the 1974-79 parliament being...

Potterless

A podcast about a grown man reading a series of children’s novels for the first time”. Given that the series in question is, you guessed it, Harry Potter, this concept is mouthwatering to...

Nassim

All the audience knows as they queue in the Traverse’s atmospheric underground bar is that they are going to see an actor tackle a script thus far unseen to him. Each day of the festival, a...

Julius Caesar (with Pirates!)

The undoing of Some Kind of Theatre’s take on Shakespeare’s Roman tragedy takes place before cast or audience even enter the typically dingy Free Fringe room in which the play is staged. The...

Black Mass

Why, The Student, are you reviewing a non-fiction book that was released 17 years ago?’ you may ask. Because, dear reader, it was adapted into a Johnny Depp-starring blockbuster 18 months back, and...

Dirt Road

An introverted yet adventurous 16-year-old, musical-minded Murdo is ready to fly what remains of the nest, following the successive losses of his mother and sister to a hereditary form of cancer. But...