Chris Allan

The Merry Wives of Windsor/Holyrood

The Merry Wives of Windsor/Holyrood

★★★☆☆ Shakespeare transported:

Let’s get one thing straight right away, EGTG’s show at the Royal Scots Club is not an expose of the fun and frolics of the female members of the Scottish parliament.

August 10, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
Women in Parliament

Women in Parliament

★★☆☆☆ Attic Crude:

Crude on several levels, amateur company Athens of the North’s project to stage Andrew Wilson’s new translation of Aristophanes’ Women In Parliament is both fascinating and infuriating.

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The Lark

The Lark

★★★★☆ Fiery:

There is fire in the belly of EGTG’s telling of The Lark – Jean Anouilh’s take on the story of Joan of Arc – at Bellfield in Portobello to Saturday.

June 5, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
Hand to God

Hand to God

★★★★☆  Hot puppet action:

Packed with expletives and hot puppet-on-puppet action, EGTG’s thoroughly entertaining production of Robert Askin’s Hand to God at the Assembly Roxy is not for the faint hearted.

April 10, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Bruce In Ireland

The Bruce In Ireland

★★★☆☆ Brutal:
Bleak beyond remorse, Ben Blow’s new play about Edward Bruce’s bloody foray into Ireland, playing at the Assembly Roxy until Thursday, makes for cynical viewing.

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