Mark Kydd

Don Quixote Unbound

Don Quixote Unbound

★★★★☆   Lucid dreaming:

Michael Daviot’s Don Quixote Unbound at Sweet Grassmarket is a wonderfully involving, enchanting and thought-provoking example of the arts of storytelling and theatre making.

August 10, 2018 | By | Reply More
1917: A Phantasmagoria

1917: A Phantasmagoria

★★★★★  Essence of Fringe:
Intelligent, driven and ridiculously entertaining, Michael Daviot’s historical one-man-show 1917: A Phantasmagoria is as close to the ideal Fringe show as you could imagine.

August 8, 2017 | By | Reply More
Book Fest on Stage

Book Fest on Stage

Theatre-related events at EIBF 2017:
The Edinburgh International Book Festival has ramped up its theatre-related offering for this year’s festival, even as it increases the total number of events to over 1,000.

June 19, 2017 | By | 2 Replies More
Stories of the Sea

Stories of the Sea

★★★★☆    Factual:
There’s a braw bundle of insight to be had in Citadel Arts Group’s double bill of plays that explore some of the varying aspects of the women of Leith’s relationships with the sea.

June 14, 2017 | By | 4 Replies More
A port full of Theatre

A port full of Theatre

Leith Festival theatre goes to its roots:
There is a sense of getting right into the community from to the three major theatre offerings at this year’s Leith Festival, with new work from Citadel, Spartaki and Theatre Imperative.

June 13, 2017 | By | Reply More
Two Bros Fundraiser

Two Bros Fundraiser

Edinburgh Literary Pub Tour raises money for show:
Mark Kydd and Laverne Edmonds are staging a special edition of the Edinburgh Literary Pub Tour on Monday 9 Feb, to raise money for the spring tour of Kydd’s play: There Were Two Brothers.

February 8, 2015 | By | Reply More
When The War Came Home

When The War Came Home

✭✭✭✩✩ Local heroism:
Big-hearted but uneven, the panoramic sweep of When The War Came Home never lacks ambition but only intermittently achieves maximum power.

January 15, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More
WW1 Home Front

WW1 Home Front

People’s voice heard in powerful new play:
The people of Edinburgh are at the forefront of When the War Came Home, a new play about the first world war being staged this coming week by Citadel Arts Group and the WEA Scotland.

January 9, 2015 | By | Reply More
An Island Between Heaven And Earth

An Island Between Heaven And Earth

✭✭✭✩✩ Slow but sure
Thoughtful and intelligent, AJL Productions’ An Island Between Heaven And Earth takes its time to get going but is well worth seeing.

August 21, 2014 | By | Reply More
Once Was Human – Review

Once Was Human – Review

✭✭✩✩✩ Opening the door

Joel Mason’s Once Was Human, his brief, haunting but somewhat didactic play about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, is at the Hidden Door art festival this week.

March 31, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More