Anita Vettesse

Bingo!

Bingo!

★★★☆☆    Energetic:

A musical about women at the bingo would seem a natural for a warm-hearted, reassuringly couthy comedy. Instead, Bingo! ends up as a much swearier, somewhat darker affair that provides entertainment but is let down by its structure.

March 9, 2018 | By | Reply More
PPP: Ring Road

PPP: Ring Road

★★★★☆ Ring of truth:
Ring Road, the last in the current Play, Pie and a Pint season at the Traverse, is a bittersweet affair. Anita Vettesse’s poignantly funny, well-crafted script benefits from some stand-out performances.

April 12, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
Swallow

Swallow

✭✭✭✭✩ Human:
There is a strongly beating human heart behind the Traverse Theatre Company’s Swallow. The cleverly staged production from a largely female team has a spiky exterior hiding a warm and resonant core.

August 10, 2015 | By | Reply More
In Time o’ Strife

In Time o’ Strife

✭✭✭✭✩ Raw power
Visceral and uncomfortable truths are laid bare in the National Theatre of Scotland’s production of In Time O’ Strife. Despite the odd false step in the staging, this is an emotionally charged and thoroughly involving production.

September 10, 2014 | By | Reply More
A Perfect Stroke – Review

A Perfect Stroke – Review

✭✭✭✭✭ Perfectly stroked

Tense and nervous drama of the kind that just won’t relax comes to the Traverse this week in the second instalment of the Spring 2014 season of lunch time theatre: A Play a Pie and a Pint.

April 12, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More