Jen McGregor

Heaven Burns

Heaven Burns

★★★☆☆  Fiery history:

Heaven Burns, Jen McGregor’s exploration of some of the murkier corners of Scottish history at the Assembly Roxy, has a dark and spooky feel. Its power is not always sustained, but it nevertheless has considerable impact.

August 21, 2018 | By | Reply More
The WWI Wardrobe Project

The WWI Wardrobe Project

★★★☆☆  Historical accuracy:

The WWI Wardrobe Project has emotional force as well as a certain charm as Immersive Response’s production seeks to make 1917 more immediate.

August 16, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
EdFringe Theatre – Professional companies

EdFringe Theatre – Professional companies

Edinburgh’s Professional theatre companies on the Fringe:

There are more shows made by Edinburgh-based companies at this year’s fringe than all the shows at the 1972 Edinburgh fringe put together. Here’s a listing of the theatre shows put on by professional companies…

July 30, 2018 | By | Reply More
Heaven Burns the Roxy

Heaven Burns the Roxy

McGregor wins 2018 Assembly Roxy Theatre Award:

Edinburgh-based playwright Jen McGregor has won this year’s Assembly Roxy Theatre Award for her script Heaven Burns, which will now be staged at the Roxy during this year’s Edinburgh fringe.

March 14, 2018 | By | Reply More
Flying in the Hothouse

Flying in the Hothouse

High wire trapeze at Traverse Hothouse:
The Traverse is preparing for its annual Hothouse event, promoting four work-in-progress performances from Edinburgh-based companies, running this week from Tuesday 8 to Friday 11 November 2016.

November 7, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
Previously… 2015

Previously… 2015

History? Gie it laldy!
Edinburgh’s festival of history – Previously… – takes place this week, with a concentrated burst of performances, talks and events to bring history and the past into sharp relief.

November 18, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More
What’s the Point?

What’s the Point?

A Punctuation Workshop for Actors:
Jen McGregor, the Edinburgh-based writer, playwright, director and performer is holding a workshop for actors to explore their use and understanding of punctuation in text.

September 11, 2015 | By | Reply More
Such a Nice Girl

Such a Nice Girl

✭✭✭✩✩ Sects and violence
Well acted, intriguingly written and largely successful, Such a Nice Girl can be counted as another striking contribution to the Just Festival by Black Dingo Productions.

August 20, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
Miss Julie

Miss Julie

✭✭✭✭✩ Enticing scandal
In a new adaptation of August Strindberg by Jen McGregor, Black Dingo Productions return to the late 19th Century with a story about class, longing and scandal.

August 13, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
Creepie Stool – Review

Creepie Stool – Review

Intriguing and doubly pertinent thanks to its re-staging in a dark corner of St Giles, Jen McGregor’s tale behind the tale of Jenny Geddes is a moving and provocative piece of theatre.

March 4, 2014 | By | Reply More