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‘Brilliant challenges to misconception that comedy doesn’t translate’: SHOWTIME FROM THE FRONTLINE – Touring ★★★★★

In Comedy, Opinion, Plays, Regional theatre, Reviews, Scotland, Touring by Thom DibdinLeave a Comment

What happens when a comedian runs a comedy club in one of the most violently repressed areas of the world? Showtime from the Frontline sounds like it should be a recipe for disaster, yet Mark Thomas’ latest production proves to be one of the wittiest and most heartfelt shows to tour to the Traverse.

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Moving House: Shine light on our co-production in Scotland

In Features, Inspiring people, Opinion, Scotland by Chris GradyLeave a Comment

It’s rare for my wife Kath and I to work together to put on a show. We did a rather special site responsive project in central London some years ago which had a cast of around 40, two spaces, the usual designers and stage managers, and played to around 250 people before the key cast moved the project to Australia for a smaller site-specific presentation.