Behind every one of the 3000 plus companies of theatrical giants centre stage at Edinburgh Fringe there is a small team of staff at a special centre dedicated to their wellbeing.
In our final two days at the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe and International Festival I caught 6 shows and missed one. My apologies to my colleague from my very early days in Edinburgh, Robert Dawson Scott, for having a ticket and the complete intention to get to see Assessment. Sadly my previous show overran by […]
This morning my colleague Jacqui and I hopped in another Hull taxi and, as I have each journey, I asked about Hull City of Culture. This time the conversation in the mirror from a gruff Hull accented granddad went in an unexpected route. To paraphrase…”Its OK, doesn’t do anything for our business, people walk, or get booked cabs from their hotel.” (predictable). “I don’t really do the arts.” (predictable).
Swallow is a stunning three hander, gender blind cast piece of theatre which tackles all of the subjects in paragraph one. It comes from the sure creative heart of Durham student theatre, in this case Piccolo Theatre directed by George Rexstrew, with knockout performances from Steph Sarratt, Annie Davison and Matt Dormer.