Reviews: Theatre

Horizontal Collaboration

This production from award winning theatre company Fire Exit draws you in from the very beginning. An introduction from the show’s producer explains that new actors perform the piece daily, always reading blind...

Cuckooed

Legendary comedian-activist Mark Thomas delivers a personal, funny and heartbreaking story of betrayal at the hands of a corporate spy for the arms trade. As ever with Thomas, the personal is the political. ...

RIVERRUN

A tour-de-force performance from Olwen Fouéré, RIVERRUN, adaptated from Finnegan’s Wake by James Joyce, is extraordinary in every way. Fouéré draws out the voice of the Liffey river, and turns it into a poem...

SmallWar

Valentjin Dhaenens follows up BigmoutH, which debuted at Summerhall two years ago, with another meditation on war, this time focusing on smaller stories. Where BigmoutH examined hawks of war, SmallWaR takes the...

Unfaithful

A look inside two relationships on the verge of breaking down, Unfaithful nonetheless remains light on its feet despite its heavy subject matter. Award-winning Irish playwright Owen McCafferty weaves togethe...

Forgotten Voices

A surprisingly uplifting and positive piece of theatre emphasising the camaraderie created by people pulling together in wartime. Taken from the oral testimonies of World War One survivors held at the Imperial...
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