Iain Davie

Pool (no water)

Pool (no water)

★★★☆☆ Patchy

Pool (no water) from New Celts and Oddly Ordinary reaches high in its intent. The end result is decidedly mixed, with elements that impress and others that infuriate.

August 17, 2021 | By | Reply More
The 27 Club

The 27 Club

★★★☆☆  Decidedly downbeat:

The 27 Club, by Rebel Pigeon and New Celts at theSpace on the Mile, is an exploration of loss whose frustrations are balanced by some real insight.

August 9, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Monster in the Hall

The Monster in the Hall

★★★☆☆ Expansively exuberant:

Cheerfulness in the face of adversity characterises The Monster in the Hall by Capsize Collective and New Celts at TheSpace on the Mile.

August 12, 2018 | By | Reply More
Jumpers For Goalposts

Jumpers For Goalposts

★★★★☆   Warm applause:

Any preconceptions about a play depicting five-a-side football should instantly be put aside for Tom Wells’s Jumpers For Goalposts.

August 10, 2018 | By | Reply More
Class Mates

Class Mates

★★★☆☆  Qualified success:
Acted with drive and commitment, A Dash of Theatre and New Celts Productions’ Class Mates largely overcomes a script that has its drawbacks.

August 11, 2017 | By | Reply More
Some Voices

Some Voices

★★★☆☆ Emotive
Edgy and raw, but not always consistent, Some Voices from Spearhead Theatre and New Celts at theSpace on the Mile tackles difficult subject matters with humour and humanity.

August 17, 2016 | By | Reply More
Leith life in Morningside

Leith life in Morningside

Capital Converse in Hothouse preview:
Edinburgh-based company Trig Point Theatre’s latest two-hander, Capital Converse, is to get a Morningside preview before its date as part of the Traverse Theatre’s Hothouse season.

November 8, 2015 | By | Reply More
Hemmed In

Hemmed In

✭✭✩✩✩ Too limited:
There are some highly promising singers in New Celts and Lost Lock’s all-female musical Hemmed In, who are given real chances to shine in a production that is otherwise hampered by callowness and naïveté.

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Review – Lifting the Mask

Review – Lifting the Mask

Life in as a sex-trade worker and a travel monologue are pushed together in this underachieving new co-production between New Celts Productions and PromisKus Theatre.

August 13, 2013 | By | Reply More