Theatre

Citizens of Nowhere? review

Hidden in the bustling bar of Novotel Edinburgh Central, the audience surrounds the three actors of Citizens of Nowhere? as if we’re all there separately to simply enjoy a drink: the only indicator that it’s a show are the earphones everyone is...

Fulfilment Review

Fulfilment is a theatre piece aiming to reveal the faces behind the smiling orange logo of Amazon next day delivery. It aims high in its vilification of Amazon warehouse conditions and the human obsession with convenience, but it fails to strike...

The Importance of Being Earnest Review

For such a traditional piece of English theatre, Shakespeare: Reloaded tries valiantly to inject a twist of new perspective into their production of The Importance of Being Earnest.  Opening on Algernon Moncrieff riffing away on his harmonica, the...

Rob Auton: The Time Show Review

Have you ever wondered who came up with time? Rob Auton has, and he’s given the concept quite some thought. He amusingly questions whether people thought the idea of time would stick around, and for that matter why we bother sticking with it in...

Courtney Pauroso: Gutterplum Review

Courtney Pauroso’s clown-play Gutterplum is a lifetime squeezed into an hour. It is about womanhood, sexuality and love throughout a person’s life, delivered in clown-style, sometimes burlesque-like form, that adds up to an overall sweet and...

‘A head-scratcher’: Anguis review

Anguis is difficult to get your head around. Sheila Atim’s first foray into playwriting consists of a desert-island-discs-type radio show/podcast, conducted with Cleopatra (Paksie Vernon). Except, in this version, the songs are sung by ‘Cleo’...

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