Our Fathers, at the Traverse to Saturday and then on tour, has a great deal of talent behind it. The end result is amusing and entertaining but ultimately somewhat too frothy.
Rob Drummond’s new play examines democracy, charting a journey through the Scottish Independence Referendum, Brexit and Trump. The Majority, directed by David Overend, runs at the National’s Dorfman Theatre until 28 August 2017. What have critics been saying?
New play about participation and democracy is entertaining enough, but a bit too tricksy and too so-what-ish?
The National Theatre has announced programme details for its new season running from April to November 2017. In addition to the two inbound political plays heading for the West End – the European premiere of Broadway hit Oslo and the staged reading All the President’s Men? – Scenes from the U.S. Senate’s Confirmation Hearings, reported here – highlights include: Jane Eyre returns, following an acclaimed …
The National Theatre held its annual press conference today, announcing myriad new productions, casting and other initiatives. Here’s the official press release. World premieres, new writers and ground-breaking adaptations announced for 2017 at the National Theatre Ivo van Hove follows his acclaimed Hedda Gabler with the world premiere of Network, with Bryan Cranston making his UK stage debut Anne-Marie Duff …
Cheery: Loud, hugely enjoyable and instantly recognisable to Scottish audiences from the DC Thomson comic, The Broons is every bit as much fun as you would hope.
In Triguing: Combining a dating show, with an exploration on the scientific basis of love, In Fidelity at the Traverse is great fun and deceptively clever.
Wait ends for Godot at CATS: The Lyceum’s production of Waiting for Godot has won the Best Production award at this year’s Critics Awards for Theatre in Scotland.