Scottish Storytelling Centre

Gie’s Peace

Gie’s Peace

★★★☆☆  Peaceful zeal:

Gie’s Peace, Morna Burdon’s political song and spoken word performance, has an intimate feel but a core of steel.

August 20, 2018 | 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.

August 18, 2018 | By | Reply More
Mairi Campbell: Auld Lang Syne

Mairi Campbell: Auld Lang Syne

★★★★☆ Resonantly musical:

Tuneful and beautifully open-hearted, Mairi Campbell: Auld Lang Syne deserves the widest possible audience. This is a follow-up to singer and violist Campbell’s first solo theatre show, the acclaimed Pulse.

August 8, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Laird’s Big Breaxit

The Laird’s Big Breaxit

★★★☆☆ Scattergun satire:

Nasty truths lie behind the cartoonish nature of The Laird’s Big Breaxit in the Library at the Scottish Storytelling Centre.

August 7, 2018 | By | Reply More
Animals

Animals

★★★★☆ Quirky:

Gentle as the velvet of a puppy’s ear, yet unafraid to take a deadpan gawp at a recently demised goldfish, Animals, Greg Sinclair’s examination of childhood tales of animals is a constant revelation of delight and surprise.

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Arandora Star

Arandora Star

★★★★☆ Poignant tragedy:

In this reverent, haunting and heartfelt production of Arandora Star at the Scottish Storytelling Centre to Saturday, Theatre Objectiv both condemns and exonerates in their efforts to give a voice to an oft-forgotten past.

May 23, 2018 | By | Reply More
It’s Magic

It’s Magic

MagicFest returns with new venues, dates:

Edinburgh’s MagicFest is back this Friday 11 May 2018 for its ninth iteration with a week-long celebration of all that is magic as it moves its dates forward from early Summer.

May 10, 2018 | By | Reply More
Mark Lockyer Interview

Mark Lockyer Interview

Interview with Mark Lockyer:

Actor Mark Lockyer trained at RADA. Over the last 30 years he’s performed at the National Theatre, Royal Shakespeare Company, Old Vic, Young Vic and the Royal Court; he’s worked with Ken Campbell, Mark Rylance and Sam Mendes.

October 16, 2017 | By | Reply More
Oxygen House Returns

Oxygen House Returns

Antigone plays Netherbow:

Edinburgh theatre company Oxygen House celebrates its thirtieth anniversary this wek, with a return to the Scottish Storytelling Centre and a modern-dress production of Sophocles’ Antigone.

October 3, 2017 | By | Reply More
Robert Burns: Rough Cut

Robert Burns: Rough Cut

★★★☆☆    Engaging:
Robert Burns: Rough Cut, appearing again at the Scottish Storytelling Centre, brings to life the titular poet at his most expressive and intense.

September 7, 2017 | By | Reply More