Caitlin Skinner

Hindu Times

Hindu Times

★★★☆☆ Fierce Originality:

Hindu Times – the latest audio offering from the Lyceum and Pitlochry Festival Theatre’s Sound Stage – is a wildly original piece. Although cumbersome at times, it has a raucous energy that is frequently arresting.

May 27, 2021 | By | Reply More
Distance Remaining

Distance Remaining

★★★☆☆ Assured

There are some wonderful, and wonderfully human, performances in Distance Remaining. The three separate sections of the production ultimately fail to gel, but there is more than enough to sustain the interest.

April 14, 2021 | By | Reply More
Skinner for the Quines

Skinner for the Quines

Caitlin Skinner gets Stellar Quines’ AD & CEO role

Stellar Quines has announced that “rising star in Scottish theatre” Caitlin Skinner will be the new Artistic Director and CEO of the Edinburgh-based company.

March 18, 2021 | By | Reply More
NTS Stream for Lyceum

NTS Stream for Lyceum

Lament for Sheku Bayoh gets November dates:

A new play about the death of Sheku Bayoh in police custody in Kirkcaldy in 2015, performed at the Lyceum, is at the heart of the National Theatre of Scotland’s latest activities.

October 2, 2020 | By | Reply More
Five from Inside

Five from Inside

★★★☆☆   Zippy:

A series of enigmatic, eclectic discoveries, Five From Inside’s guerrilla-portraits of isolation expose some of the tensions facing theatre-makers staring down a digital ‘new normal.’

April 27, 2020 | By | 1 Reply More
Five from Inside

Five from Inside

Traverse responds to Donny’s Brain cancellation

Edinburgh’s Traverse Theatre is releasing a quintet of video monologues to coincide with what would have been the world premiere run of Rona Munro’s Donny’s Brain.

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A Brief History of the Fragile Male Ego

A Brief History of the Fragile Male Ego

★★★★☆  Thought-provoking:
Young Critics Scheme review
The idea of the differences between the male and the female ego is a controversial topic, especially nowadays where two-thirds of the total number of suicides are committed by males.

August 18, 2019 | By | Reply More
Listings Mon 8 – Sun 14 April

Listings Mon 8 – Sun 14 April

What’s on Edinburgh’s Stages this week…

Edinburgh schools have broken up for the Easter Holidays, and there is plenty for them to see over the next couple of weeks, as well as some strong material for an adult audience.

April 7, 2019 | By | Reply More
New Traverse Shows

New Traverse Shows

Shows announced for May and June:

Work from Rona Munro, Strange Town, Annie George and Harry Josephine Giles will feature in productions in the Traverse’s May-June 2019 programme.

February 14, 2019 | By | Reply More
Theatrical Frontiers at Science Fest

Theatrical Frontiers at Science Fest

Spotlight on Theatre at the Edinburgh Science Festival:

Edinburgh Science Festival is taking its cue from the moon landings of 50 years ago for its 2019 edition, with a series of themes which focus on frontiers of different kinds.

February 13, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More