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Breathing Corpses

Breathing Corpses

★★★☆☆ Morbid curiosity:

Breathing Corpses, by Split Brick and New Celts at TheSpace on the Mile, leaves a nasty taste in the mouth at times.

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The Monster in the Hall

The Monster in the Hall

★★★☆☆ Expansively exuberant:

Cheerfulness in the face of adversity characterises The Monster in the Hall by Capsize Collective and New Celts at TheSpace on the Mile.

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Sob Story

Sob Story

★★★☆☆ Uneasy combination:

A talented cast and bags of commitment manage to paper over the obvious cracks in Sob Story, by Pretty Knickers and New Celts at TheSpace on the Mile.

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Jumpers For Goalposts

Jumpers For Goalposts

★★★★☆   Warm applause:

Any preconceptions about a play depicting five-a-side football should instantly be put aside for Tom Wells’s Jumpers For Goalposts.

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Antigone

Antigone

★★★☆☆ Ancient grudge:

Antigone presented by Amplify Time and New Celts at TheSpace on the Mile, attempts to bring the concerns of Ancient Greece to the contemporary arena. If unresolved tensions in the script mean it is not always successful, this production has considerable vitality and nerve.

August 8, 2018 | By | Reply More
Nitro

Nitro

★★★☆☆  Farcically tense:

Nitro by Glass Knuckles and New Celts at theSpace on the Mile may never live up to the explosive promise of its title, but has an energy and vigour that covers its faults effectively.

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A Joke

A Joke

★★★★☆    Sound premise:
Combining wordplay, humour and philosophical musings, A Joke at the Space on Niddry Street is a beautifully presented piece of theatre.

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Noose Women

Noose Women

★★★☆☆  Comically sinister:
How far would you go for your 15 minutes of fame? That’s the question asked by Noose Women as the world of celebrity comes under the microscope in this new comedy.

August 17, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
Doig The Musical…

Doig The Musical…

★★★★☆    Judicious and hilarious:
There is a great deal that is hugely appealing, both in content and in assured comic performances, in Doig the Musical, With No Singing, No Dancing and Very Little Music at theSpace on the Mile.

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Class Mates

Class Mates

★★★☆☆  Qualified success:
Acted with drive and commitment, A Dash of Theatre and New Celts Productions’ Class Mates largely overcomes a script that has its drawbacks.

August 11, 2017 | By | Reply More