Reviews: Theatre

3★★★

Review: Silence at Pleasance @ EICC

Silence is a sequel. Poland’s Teatr Biuro Podrozy’s previous instalment, Carmen Funebre,  examined war, focusing on the Bosnian conflict. Silence brings a similar lens to the refugee experience. A bus sets th...
2★★

Review: The Rockford Files at Pleasance Dome

Voted the 39th greatest television show of all time, The Rockford Files saw James Garner star as PI James Rockford. Reminiscing about their youths, performers Liam Grundy and Jonathan Holloway took inspiratio...
3★★★

Review: Blackout at Summerhall

In the verbatim-style production Blackout, playwright and actor Mark Jeary forces viewers to reckon with alcoholism through gripping personal accounts and chilling direct eye contact. Covering everything from...
3★★★

Review: De Fuut at Summerhall

De Fuut challenges its viewers from the onset. The narrator enters the stage, simply set as an apartment, and undresses, taking off his suit and slipping on a blue robe. He smokes - or rather, vapes - and beg...
5★★★★★

Review: Trojan Horse at Summerhall

Trojan Horse, written by Helen Monks and Matt Woodhead, tells the story of the 2014 investigation into accusations of 'radicalisation' at Birmingham schools in an imaginative and unbiased look at inherent racis...
4★★★★

Review: Chase Scenes at CanadaHub @ King’s Hall

For as long as film has existed, there have been chase scenes, the notion of a character being pursued by some implied danger, either known or unknown. This spawned the phrase to “cut to the chase”, which show ...
5★★★★★

Review: Cold Blood at the King’s Theatre

Hands are the body’s labourers. Useful, functional, capable - rarely beautiful. However, Kiss & Cry Collective sees past this, developing a full hour and fifteen minute production completely based around th...
5★★★★★

Review: dressed. at Underbelly Cowgate

If you head to the ticket booking site for dressed. you'll be presented with the assurance that the show features the following selling points: 'choreography, live sewing, comedy, and original music'. None of ...
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