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‘There is enough heart & brain in the play to keep it going’: RED ELLEN – Edinburgh ★★★

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

Red Ellen, at the Lyceum, co-produced with the Nottingham Playhouse and Northern Stage, suffers from many of the faults that affect biographical drama, and is far too long for its own good. Nevertheless, it has an abundance of compassion and an excellent central performance from Bettrys Jones.