Ashley Smith

How You Gonna Live Your Dash

How You Gonna Live Your Dash

★★★★☆ Invigorating:
Arriving at the Traverse for the last three dates of a small Scottish tour, Jenna Watt’s How You Gonna Live Your Dash is an invigorating, flawed and constantly needling hour of live theatre.

February 13, 2016 | By | Reply More
Skins and Hoods

Skins and Hoods

✭✭✭✩✩ Gets under the skin:
Young critics scheme review
After its world debut in the Avignon Festival last year, Cie du Veilieur brings Gustave Akakpo’s exploration of identity to the French Institute for the 2015 Festival Fringe.

August 18, 2015 | By | Reply More
Review – The Sash

Review – The Sash

The play is old but its themes are not beautiful; their colours far from fine.

Rapture’s revival of Hector MacMillan’s play about Scotland’s sectarianism feels like watching the opening of an old and ugly wound.

May 1, 2013 | By | Reply More
Review – Sex and God

Review – Sex and God

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Complex and enthralling, Linda McLean’s new play for Magnetic North reveals the lives of four 20th century women as interweaving – yet never quite interlocking – narratives.

October 16, 2012 | By | Reply More