Niroshini Thambar

The Scent of Roses

The Scent of Roses

★★★☆☆ Lacks urgency

The Scent of Roses, from writer-director Zinnie Harris at the Lyceum, features a top-notch cast and dialogue that often rings true regarding how self-delusion and self-evasion wreck our relationships with each other and the world around us. However, the production as a whole never truly ignites

March 10, 2022 | By | Reply More
Hindu Times

Hindu Times

★★★☆☆ Fierce Originality:

Hindu Times – the latest audio offering from the Lyceum and Pitlochry Festival Theatre’s Sound Stage – is a wildly original piece. Although cumbersome at times, it has a raucous energy that is frequently arresting.

May 27, 2021 | By | Reply More
Fragments Of Home

Fragments Of Home

★★★★☆ Resonant:

Mixing history and the present to great effect, Fragments of Home revisits earlier work by Annie George extremely successfully.

August 17, 2020 | By | Reply More
Twa

Twa

★★★★☆ Vital questions:

Twa, the collaboration between writer Annie George and visual artist Flore Gardner at the Scottish Storytelling Centre, is a lucid and involving production. At times stark and disturbing, it is nevertheless a depiction of hope that has an ultimately transcendent quality.

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Moon shine down

Moon shine down

Jabuti tour bilingual Marie-Louise Gay adaptation:
Edinburgh-based children’s theatre company Jabuti Theatre has adapted the dreamlike children’s picture book Moonbeam on a Cat’s Ear for bilingual Gaelic and English performances.

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