Culture

Vertigo Sea at Talbot Rice Gallery

Seldom do I feel belittled by an art exhibition, but Vertigo Sea is as provokingly intense as its name suggests – and one realises just how vast the ocean is. The exhibition is modest in size; we’re given only two rooms with video installations....

Blue Stockings

From the footnote to the Footlights, Jessica Swale’s Blue Stockings highlights the astonishing prejudice against women’s fight for the right to graduate at Girton College, Cambridge in 1896. As we still see enduring patriarchal attitudes and an...

BalletBoyz’s Fourteen Days

Fourteen Days, the most recent BalletBoyz show, is a dynamic performance with an intriguing premise: four choreographers, four composers, and 14 days to create four new works. Michael Nunn and William Trevitt, the current directors of the company,...

Chrysalis Festival: A Preview

Run by Youth Theatre Arts Scotland, the Chrysalis Festival is a youth festival that provides a platform for young performers between the age of 14 and 22 to put on their work in a professional environment and be provided with praise and criticism....

The One

Opening on a stark illustration of love gone stale, The One’s vociferous couple are introduced during an assaultingly disinterested sex scene. It doesn’t take long for the thinly glued strands to come undone. Jo and Harry are either perfectly...

Slava’s Snowshow

Much like Marmite, it seems Slava Polunion’s theatrical spectacle Snowshow incites reactions of either love or hate. Established in 1993, this on-stage workshop of clowning compromises of a series of comedic sketches led by Polunion himself as the...

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