Paul Brotherston

PPP: Toy Plastic Chicken

PPP: Toy Plastic Chicken

★★☆☆☆    Curate’s egg:

First seen as a somewhat explosive work-in-progress at last year’s Hidden Door, Toy Plastic Chicken is the final production in this Spring’s A Play, A Pie and a Pint lunchtime theatre slot at the Traverse.

May 15, 2019 | By | Reply More
Austen Rom-com for Lyceum

Austen Rom-com for Lyceum

Lyceum announced Pride and Prejudice* (*sort of) for Jan 2020:

The Lyceum is picking up the Blood of the Young, Tron co-production of Pride and Prejudice* (*sort of) for a six venue UK tour, hitting its own stage in January next year, 2020.

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Book Festival Round-up

Book Festival Round-up

The view from Charlotte Square:
The Book Festival continues to explore the interface between literature and performance in a way that is refreshing and risk-taking. If it does not always come off, that is certainly a price worth paying.

August 25, 2017 | By | Reply More
Daphne Oram’s Wonderful World of Sound

Daphne Oram’s Wonderful World of Sound

★★★★☆ Engaging:
There is a freshness and infectious enthusiasm to Daphne Oram’s Wonderful World of Sound. This, allied to a magnetic central performance, overcomes oddities in the script and staging to create a thoroughly pleasing whole.

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Cyrano de Bergerac

Cyrano de Bergerac

Ol’ Bignose is back:
Edwin Morgan’s celebrated Scottish translation of Cyrano de Bergerac was given a one-off revival at the Book Festival.

August 18, 2015 | By | Reply More