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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
Pauline Knowles remembered

Pauline Knowles remembered

Scholarship fund launch at unique Knives in Hens performance:

A unique concert reading of Knives In Hens is to be staged at the Lyceum as a memorial to Pauline Knowles and an opening fundraiser for a new scholarship fund in her memory.

May 30, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
The View From Castle Rock by Alice Munro

The View From Castle Rock by Alice Munro

✭✭✭✭✩ Stately:
There is a classy and accomplished feel to The View from Castle Rock, the Book Festival’s collaboration with Stellar Quines.

August 17, 2016 | By | Reply More
The BFG

The BFG

✭✭✭✭✩ Whizzpopping fun:
The Lyceum is transformed into the magical world of the BFG where “all dreams is beginning”, through the imagination of Roald Dahl, adaptation of David Wood and direction of Andrew Panton.

December 4, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
A Slow Air

A Slow Air

“✭✭✭✭✩ Riveting intimacy”

Two exceptional performances make Borderline’s A Slow Air a production that demands to be seen.

May 23, 2014 | By | Reply More
A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

✭✭✭✭✩ Dickens of a good time
Radiating good humour and Christmas cheer, the Lyceum’s production of A Christmas Carol provides highly successful seasonal entertainment.

November 30, 2013 | By | Reply More
Review – Calum’s Road

Review – Calum’s Road

Fine, slow-paced energy, permeates this co-production between the National Theatre of Scotland and Gerry Mulgrew’s Communicado that tells of a man’s solitary and dogged fight against bureaucracy as he makes the choice between being defeated and being defiant.

June 7, 2013 | By | Reply More
Blog – Found at Sea

Blog – Found at Sea

Every bit of Found at Sea is brilliant. This “preview of work in progress” at the Traverse to Saturday, is a succession of shimmering moments and glittering sequences.

February 22, 2013 | By | 1 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
Review – Confessions of a Justified Sinner

Review – Confessions of a Justified Sinner

★★★★☆
SCOTLAND’S darkest history is dragged into the light of the Lyceum stage in this new adaptation of James Hogg’s bitter, twisted and murderous Confessions of a Justified Sinner.

October 18, 2009 | By | 1 Reply More