Ben Harrison

Strange Tales

Strange Tales

★★★☆☆  Cultural collision:

There are certainly moments of magic in Strange Tales, the Christmas co-production between Grid Iron and the Traverse, but they are too few and far between.

December 4, 2019 | By | Reply More
A Game of Death and Chance

A Game of Death and Chance

★★★★☆  Eerily Interesting
Young critics scheme review
In A Game of Death and Chance, the National Trust for Scotland’s first ever Fringe show, four characters from the 17th century – and death himself – have occupied an old Edinburgh tenement to tell stories of Scotland’s past.

August 12, 2019 | By | Reply More
South Bend

South Bend

★★★★☆ Comic Journey:

South Bend at Gilded Balloon at the Museum is a sharp, bittersweet comedy that is smart enough to know when to be clever and when to be stupid.

August 2, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
Before the Hudson and the Liffey

Before the Hudson and the Liffey

James Connolly in Edinburgh and Leith:
In this centenary year of the Easter Uprising, the EIF combined with Edinburgh’s trades unions to commission a short piece of theatre that remembered the union activities of James Connolly, who was born in Edinburgh.

August 23, 2016 | By | Reply More
Bedfest returns

Bedfest returns

EUTC’s theatre festival at Bedlam:
The Edinburgh University Theatre Company’s theatre festival BedFest runs at its home at the Bedlam this week with six different productions and 14 workshops.

January 19, 2016 | By | Reply More
Letters Home

Letters Home

✭✭✭✭✩ Power of communication
Letters Home combines inventiveness, variety, sophisticated writing and sheer visual magnetism.

August 22, 2014 | By | Reply More
Æ Review – Spring Awakening

Æ Review – Spring Awakening

★★★★☆    Brutal:

Grid Iron Theatre Company have joined forces with the Traverse theatre to create a brief, brutal and quite devastating new working of Frank Wedekind’s Spring Awakening.

November 3, 2010 | By | Reply More