A timely play about a period in modern history that may be unfamiliar to many, with dangerously pertinent themes – the performances are engaging and moving.
Michael Daviot’s Don Quixote Unbound at Sweet Grassmarket is a wonderfully involving, enchanting and thought-provoking example of the arts of storytelling and theatre-making.
Brazen: Connoisseurs of bad taste comedy will be thoroughly satisfied by Pandorum Theatre Company’s F*ckboys For Freedom at Sweet Grassmarket.
Clever: There is a delicate balance between information and entertainment, and between history and contemporary relevance, in Michael Daviot’s Nosferatu’s Shadow at Sweet Grassmarket.
Shows on a Shoestring’s Coup de Grâce starts off strong, the original plot harbours potential – but fails to make the most of it with a script and structure which falls flat.
✭✭✭✩✩ Cleverly angled retelling:
Engaging and informative, A Life With The Beatles tells a familiar story in an unusual way.
✭✭✩✩✩ Insufficiently fruity:
Lacking nothing in energy, Nell Gwyn: An Epilogue is nevertheless lacking in focus and fails to convince as a result.
In a multi-layered and engaging performance, Urban Fox Theatre Company deliver a wonderfully warm and intimate insight into modern life and modern relationships.
We’re constantly connecting every hour of every day craving that real connection, but are often left facing a void. In Dave Fargnoli’s new play, Heartlands, Charlie Souter and Mari Klee take us on a journey of self discovery. We span their lives in an all too short hour and they show us what might just be the meaning of life.