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Knives in Hens

Knives in Hens

A Concert Reading from Pearlfisher

At the beginning of this one-off concert reading of Knives in Hens in memory of Pauline Knowles, playwright David Harrower related a telling anecdote about Pauline and the play in which she originated the central character.

June 12, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Twenty Five

The Twenty Five

Full cast of Knives in Hens announced:

The full cast of 25 actresses taking on the role of Young Woman in the concert reading of David Harrower’s Knives in Hens at the Lyceum on Tuesday 11 June 2019 has been revealed.

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The Hard Man

The Hard Man

Rehearsed reading:
Opening up the scope of the Edinburgh International Film Festival’s retrospective on noted Scottish polymath Tom McGrath, the staged script reading of his 1977 play The Hard Man sits perfectly with McGrath’s “explorer” image.

June 27, 2017 | By | Reply More
Theatre Review – Any Given Day

Theatre Review – Any Given Day

* * * * Traverse Theatre Review by Thom Dibdin Thunderous in its dark, brooding intensity and emotionally sapping outcome, Linda McLean’s pair of conjoined plays for the Traverse is a twisted night of theatre which explores our fear of the unknown with a chilling eye for detail. This is not fun-show, good-times entertainment. Indeed, […]

June 3, 2010 | By | Reply More
Preview for the week: 22 – 28 February, 2010

Preview for the week: 22 – 28 February, 2010

By Thom Dibdin There’s a pervasive darkness to Edinburgh’s stages this week. Not dark in the traditional theatrical sense of shut theatres, but dark in the sense of calamitous events holding their own in the background. The Lyceum’s early McDonagh, both the Traverse’s new works and even Wilde’s melodrama at the Kings all carry a […]

February 23, 2010 | By | Reply More
Theatre Review – What We Know

Theatre Review – What We Know

* * * * Traverse Theatre By Thom Dibdin Warm, honest and beguiling, Pamela Carter’s new play for the Traverse Too strand of experimental productions is also a sharply brutal affair that is capable of leaving its audience utterly dumbfounded. It all passes through the eating of a meal. Simple, lovingly-created food which, in its […]

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