Kirsty Eila McIntyre

BookFest – The Final Whistle

BookFest – The Final Whistle

Edinburgh International Book Festival 2019  Final Round-up:

The Edinburgh International Book Festival 2019 closed with its customary eclectic selection of events a remarkably prescient glitch and a Playing with Books presentation that showed exactly what such an adaptation can do.

August 28, 2019 | By | Reply More
A War of Two Halves

A War of Two Halves

★★★★★ Welcome replay:

A War of Two Halves, whose devastating emotion and clever staging impressed in 2018, is back again and it is every bit as powerful.

August 10, 2019 | By | 4 Replies More
Myth making

Myth making

Jim Harbourne on his Myth of the Singular Moment:

Every fringe seems to throw up its own little wonders; Shows that resonate long after the other, more flashy, immediately appealing and headline events have left your thoughts. The Myth of the Singular Moment was one such show.

April 17, 2019 | By | Reply More
Scribble

Scribble

★★★☆☆  Thought-provoking:
Andy Edwards’ new play Scribble, at the Assembly Roxy, is an innovative and thought-provoking exploration of mental health.

August 13, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
Frankenstein

Frankenstein

★★☆☆☆ Messy:
Well acted but confusingly adapted, Frankenstein: In Darkness We Rise at the Gilded Ballon Wine Bar is an unsatisfying hour of theatre.

August 12, 2016 | By | Reply More
The Elephant Man

The Elephant Man

★★★☆☆ Effective:
There is a straightforward effectiveness to Fringe Management and Canny Creatures’ version of The Elephant Man at the Gilded Balloon that helps it overcome its comparative lack of inspiration.

August 12, 2016 | 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.

November 3, 2015 | By | Reply More
The Lower Depths

The Lower Depths

✭✭✩✩✩ Depths hidden:
Dark and vicious, Andy Corelli’s take on Gorky’s The Lower Depths for Siege Perilous strikes all the right tones at the Hidden Door, but doesn’t always reveal them as clearly as it might.

May 24, 2015 | By | 2 Replies More
Love in a box

Love in a box

Discover 21 premieres new work
Cameron Forbes new play Something Resembling Love is to receive its premiere at Discover 21 on Friday night as Edinburgh’s smallest theatre continues its mission to promote new talent.

October 24, 2014 | By | 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