Andrew Rothney

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Grain In The Blood

Grain In The Blood

★★★☆☆ Well performed:
Strong performances and notably high production values distinguish Grain In The Blood at the Traverse, but an initially chilling ambience is not sustained.

November 3, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
Rothney subbed in James plays

Rothney subbed in James plays

James II actor will not return this week:
Andrew Rothney, the actor playing James II who sustained an onstage football-related injury on Saturday, has been sidelined for the remaining Edinburgh performances of the James Plays.

February 11, 2016 | By | Reply More
The James Plays

The James Plays

The James Plays Trilogy: ★★★★☆
Eighteen months after their first outing, the National Theatre of Scotland’s production of the James Plays trilogy remains a theatrical event worth anybody’s time and money.

February 7, 2016 | By | 3 Replies More
Football injury hits NTS James II

Football injury hits NTS James II

Onstage incident puts actor in hospital:
The actor playing the title role in James II in the National Theatre of Scotland’s James Plays trilogy was rushed to hospital on Saturday, following an incident during an on-stage football game.

February 7, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
James II: Day of the Innocents

James II: Day of the Innocents

★★★☆☆ Chilling
There’s a chilling tone to much of James II: Day of The Innocents. Quieter and more brooding than the plays which bookend it, it provides a necessary contrast, but is the least impressive of the three on its own terms.

August 12, 2014 | By | 3 Replies More