McCrae’s Batallion

A War of Two Halves

A War of Two Halves

★★★★★     Devastating emotion:

The sincerity, emotional directness and beautiful staging of A War of Two Halves deserves to transcend sporting allegiances. This Is My Story and Nonsense Room’s site-specific performance does what great theatre should, making a specific time and place seem immediate and accessible.

August 6, 2018 | By | 2 Replies More
Tynecastle drama

Tynecastle drama

McCrae’s Battalion play for Hearts’ ground:

Tynecastle Park is to become home to off the pitch drama during this year’s fringe with a new play about McRae’s Battalion playing out in an an immersive production around the stands.

July 13, 2018 | 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