Kirsty Stuart

Adventures with the Painted People

Adventures with the Painted People

★★★★★    Perfect timing and setting

David Greig’s Adventures with the Painted People is a clever and evocative piece of theatre which is only enhanced both by being the first full theatre production in Scotland since lockdown and by its performance in Pitlochry’s new Covid-secure amphitheatre.

June 13, 2021 | By | Reply More
Tennis Elbow

Tennis Elbow

★★★★☆ Linguistic luxury

Thoroughly enjoyable on its own terms, Tennis Elbow – the latest offering from Pitlochry Festival Theatre and the Lyceum’s Soundstage – is a flawed but very funny piece.

May 1, 2021 | By | Reply More
Angela

Angela

★★★★☆  Poignantly perceptive 

A touching and utterly personal piece of drama, Angela by Mark Ravenhill is a fitting first offering in the Lyceum and Pitlochry Festival Theatre’s Sound Stage project in association with Naked Productions Ltd.

March 25, 2021 | By | Reply More
Edinburgh’s CATS credits

Edinburgh’s CATS credits

Half noms; majority of wins have Edinburgh credits

This year’s delayed Critics Awards for Theatre in Scotland have been announced, with Edinburgh associations for 20 of the 41 nominations and winners in seven of the ten categories.

November 12, 2020 | By | Reply More
Gut

Gut

★★★☆☆   Gut-wrenching:

There are moments in Gut – presented by the Traverse in association with the National Theatre of Scotland – where it is difficult to breathe, such is the power of Frances Poet’s psychological thriller. However, there are also stretches which are far less compelling, or even entirely convincing.

April 25, 2018 | By | Reply More
Oresteia: This Restless House

Oresteia: This Restless House

★★★★☆    Drips grandeur:
Huge and elemental forces drive This Restless House, the version of the Oresteia by Zinnie Harris originally produced by the Citizens’ Glasgow and the National Theatre of Scotland last year.

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Uncanny Valley

Uncanny Valley

★★★★☆ Shiny new:
Direct and clear, Rob Drummond gets right among all the big questions in this interactive production which is part of the International Science Festival.

March 31, 2016 | By | 2 Replies More
Æ Review – Spring Awakening

Æ Review – Spring Awakening

★★★★☆    Brutal:

Grid Iron Theatre Company have joined forces with the Traverse theatre to create a brief, brutal and quite devastating new working of Frank Wedekind’s Spring Awakening.

November 3, 2010 | By | Reply More