Sally Reid

How to Disappear

How to Disappear

★★★☆☆ Troubling comedy:

Morna Pearson’s new play How to Disappear, which is this year’s ‘alternative’ Traverse Christmas entertainment, definitely has its heart in the right place.

December 9, 2017 | By | Reply More
Rhinoceros

Rhinoceros

★★★★☆  Wild:
The EIF’s Rhinoceros is a thoroughly contemporary take on a modern classic, combining knockabout comedy with a deep consideration of human society.

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The View From Castle Rock by Alice Munro

The View From Castle Rock by Alice Munro

✭✭✭✭✩ Stately:
There is a classy and accomplished feel to The View from Castle Rock, the Book Festival’s collaboration with Stellar Quines.

August 17, 2016 | By | Reply More
The James Plays

The James Plays

The James Plays Trilogy: ★★★★☆
Eighteen months after their first outing, the National Theatre of Scotland’s production of the James Plays trilogy remains a theatrical event worth anybody’s time and money.

February 7, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
Three Sisters

Three Sisters

✭✭✭✭✩ Emotional realism:
John Byrne’s adaptation of Three Sisters at the King’s is poignant, funny, tragic and hugely satisfying.

October 22, 2014 | By | Reply More
Dear Scotland – Review

Dear Scotland – Review

✭✭✭✭✩ Portrait of a mindset

Dear Scotland, You are a country of many fine actors, both young and old, a country with many ideas that have to be said and with many people who have the wit to say them. Now the NTS has found a stage on which this to happen.

April 29, 2014 | By | Reply More
First Look: Dear Scotland

First Look: Dear Scotland

It is half time at the press performances of Dear Scotland, the National Theatre of Scotland’s collaboration with the National Portrait Gallery. While we wait for Tour B to start, here are some photos of the show taken by Peter Dibdin.

April 28, 2014 | By | Reply More
Union – Review

Union – Review

✭✭✭✩✩ In rude health

Bawdy, hugely ambitious and almost wilfully uneven, the Lyceum’s world premiere of Union should be applauded for its intentions even if the results are not wholly successful.

March 26, 2014 | By | Reply More
Edinburgh nominees in UK Theatre Awards

Edinburgh nominees in UK Theatre Awards

Cerin Richardson, the Learning and Participation Manager at the Festival City Theatres Trust, has been nominated in the Theatre Employee/Manager of the Year category in the UK Theatre Awards.

September 26, 2013 | By | Reply More