Lunchtime Theatre

PPP: Love and Death in Govan and Hyndland

PPP: Love and Death in Govan and Hyndland

★★★☆☆    Recognisable

Excellent acting and directing distinguish Love and Death in Govan and Hyndland, the latest Play, Pie and a Pint offering at the Traverse. In the end, however, the play treads overly familiar ground.

October 11, 2017 | By | Reply More
PPP: His Final Bow

PPP: His Final Bow

★★★★☆ Bonne bouche:
Theatre is all about stories and performance, but when the two turn in on themselves, things get messy and out of control – as His Final Bow, this week’s lunchtime theatre at the Traverse shows.

April 19, 2017 | By | Reply More
PPP: Channelling Jabez

PPP: Channelling Jabez

★★★☆☆ Frothy:
Channelling Jabez, the latest A Play, A Pie and A Pint production at the Traverse, is a charmingly inconsequential story that is cleverly staged and strangely attractive.

April 11, 2017 | By | Reply More
PPP: One Thinks of It All as a Dream

PPP: One Thinks of It All as a Dream

★★★☆☆ Mixed bag:
There is an odd combination of the poetic and the straightforward to One Thinks of It All as a Dream, the latest Play, Pie and a Pint lunchtime theatre at the Traverse.

October 25, 2016 | By | Reply More
PPP: Ring Road

PPP: Ring Road

★★★★☆ Ring of truth:
Ring Road, the last in the current Play, Pie and a Pint season at the Traverse, is a bittersweet affair. Anita Vettesse’s poignantly funny, well-crafted script benefits from some stand-out performances.

April 12, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
PPP: Prom

PPP: Prom

★★★☆☆ Lively
Sparky energy and interesting observations abound in Oliver Emanuel’s Prom, the latest A Play, A Pie and A Pint offering at the Traverse.

March 29, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
PPP Billy (The Days of Howling)

PPP Billy (The Days of Howling)

★★★★☆ Heart-rending:
With a whisper of snow and the haunting of an idea, the latest instalment of A Play, A Pie and a Pint spins in and out of the Traverse leaving a rare desolation in its wake.

March 23, 2016 | By | Reply More
Some Other Stars

Some Other Stars

★★★☆☆ Twinkling:
Ghosting in under cover of darkness, Clare Duffy’s darkly questioning play into the nature of sentience opens the new season of lunchtime theatre at the Traverse by stealth.

March 16, 2016 | By | Reply More
A Word with Dr Johnson

A Word with Dr Johnson

★★★☆☆ Articulate:
Words wrap around and claw away at the heart of this week’s excellent Play Pie and Pint lunchtime theatre at the Traverse, the last in the current season.

October 30, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More
Descent

Descent

★★★★☆ Passionate:
Powerful and shocking, Linda Duncan McLaughlin’s Descent at the Traverse’s lunchtime theatre season from A Play, A Pie and A Pint, grabs you with an intense passion that doesn’t ever hold back.

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