Paul Beeson

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.

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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
Little Red Riding Hood’s Christmas Adventure

Little Red Riding Hood’s Christmas Adventure

★★★★☆ Upbeat:

Think Christmas and think kids and you think panto – but not anymore. It’s not all about the dames and double entendres, thanks to Nonsense Room Productions.

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Shark in the Park

Shark in the Park

★★★☆☆ Colourful:

A great deal of straightforward fun for young and old is to be had from Shark in the Park in the Festival Square Spiegeltent as part of Edinburgh’s Christmas.

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Outside Mullingar

Outside Mullingar

★★★☆☆      Recognisably truthful:
Gentle comedy and believable emotion predominate in Arkle Theatre’s accomplished Outside Mullingar at the Royal Scots Club.

August 16, 2017 | By | Reply More
Black Comedy

Black Comedy

✭✭✭✭✩ Fast-paced fun:
Excellent comic timing is a feature of Arkle’s extremely enjoyable Black Comedy at the Royal Scots Club.

August 18, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
Much Ado About Nothing

Much Ado About Nothing

✭✭✭✩✩ Mixed success:
Arkle’s Much Ado About Nothing at the Royal Scots Club overcomes a less than well thought-out central concept to deliver a solid, enjoyable production.

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