I’m in heaven: Blessed memories of a Scottish sporting legend are evoked superbly by Grant O’Rourke in the Gilded Balloon’s Jocky Wilson Said.
Giles Croft, the artistic director of Nottingham Playhouse, is perhaps best known to Edinburgh audiences as the director of the West End and touring adaptation of The Kite Runner, but here turns performer in a one-man show about his ‘third cousin once removed’, the Scottish endurance swimmer Jabez ‘Jappy’ Wolffe.
Words wrap around and claw away at the heart of this week’s excellent Play Pie and Pint lunchtime theatre at the Traverse, the last in the current season.
Words define us, giving shape to our opinions. So that those who define our words have great hold over us; their definitions of our language shape our thoughts.
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