Theatre

Bare Threads

In their latest production Bare Threads, Theatre Paradok explore how clothing can act as an emblem of power or passion, of love or loss. With only an eclectic wardrobe and each other at hand, the ensemble of Bare Threads considers the role clothing...

Improbable Fiction

Edinburgh Theatre Arts’ production of Alan Ayckbourn’s Improbable Fiction, directed by David McCallum, is a heart-warming and unassuming exploration of character and the creative mind. Ayckbourn’s play is written in two very distinct acts. In...

The Dolls of New Albion

The idea of The Dolls of New Albion is intriguing long before the lights dim and the play begins. Whispers of ‘steampunk’ among the waiting audience as if it were some mysterious voodoo force. As it happens, this is not far from the truth in...

I am Bat-El

For those who wander from the Royal Mile to Edinburgh’s New Town, past the crumbling St James’ Shopping Centre and in the direction of Leith, the Fringe can start to feel a bit far away. There are no flyers being handed out, fewer posters and...

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 different actor takes on the challenge so as to maintain...

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