Scottish Storytelling Centre

Where The Crow Flies

Where The Crow Flies

★★★★☆ Complex:
Subtly written and excellently performed, Where The Crow Flies, In Motion Theatre Company’s touring production, is a lucid and compelling tale.

October 20, 2016 | By | Reply More
Bring me the head of Johnny Murdock

Bring me the head of Johnny Murdock

✭✭✭✭✩ Slick trick:
Sharp, dynamic and oozing attitude, Strange Town Youth Theatre bring all the dynamism of cinema action onto the Netherbow stage for one night only.

March 26, 2015 | By | Reply More
Tragic Magic

Tragic Magic

✭✭✩✩✩ Promising fusion

Part of the Edinburgh International Magic Festival, this one man show by Michael Neto fuses together magic with theatre in the story of a man who has to make a choice between the thing that he loves and the one that he loves.

July 2, 2014 | By | Reply More
Review – The Edibles

Review – The Edibles

✭✭✭✭✭ Perfectly pitched

Care and attention to details make Grinagog Theatre’s magnificent little production something very special as it flits into the Scottish Storytelling Centre for just four shows in two days.

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Review – Ban This Filth!

Review – Ban This Filth!

Gender and sexual identity are on the agenda as Alan Bissett returns for a one-off performance of his one-man show Ban This Filth!, to benefit the Edinburgh Women’s Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre.

September 23, 2013 | By | Reply More
Review – The Weegie Board, A West Coast Ghost Story

Review – The Weegie Board, A West Coast Ghost Story

There are plenty of shivers down the spine on offer from Scottish Youth Theatre in their short but entertaining production of David Cosgrove’s The Weegie Board.

September 22, 2013 | By | Reply More
Review – Luke Jermay: 6th Sense

Review – Luke Jermay: 6th Sense

There are places in Edinburgh where you definitely wouldn’t get away with calling someone a mentalist to their face – but Luke Jermay probably has the word writ large somewhere among the patchwork of tattoos that cover his body.

July 4, 2013 | By | Reply More
Review – Small Creatures

Review – Small Creatures

Strange Town Young Company burst onto the stage of the Scottish Storytelling Centre this week, showing that local, grass roots theatre is more than merely green shoots.

June 1, 2013 | By | Reply More
Review – Tightlaced Double Bill 2012

Review – Tightlaced Double Bill 2012

Charlie and My ’45 * * I Promise I Shall Not Play Billiards * * * Scottish Storytelling Centre Review by Thom Dibdin Quietly cynical and tantalisingly brief, Tightlaced Theatre’s pair of plays at the Storytelling centre until Saturday delve into the past in two quite contrasting fashions. Opening the evening, Robert Howat’s Charlie and […]

November 9, 2012 | By | Reply More
Review: The Barkin House

Review: The Barkin House

* * Scottish Storytelling Centre Review by Thom Dibdin There is a hollow sense of despair to Wilma G Stark’s one-hander, The Barkin House, which had its world premier at the Scottish Storytelling Centre on Thursday night. Set on Arran in 1899, Margaret Fraser plays grandmother Flora Mary. In her fifties and minding her not-yet-weaned […]

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