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The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart – Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh

Writer: David Greig Director: Wils Wilson Reviewer: Dominic Corr We desire the old, don’t we? So often our post-modern cravings for instant narratives, gratifications all echo our universal need for ballads. It’s why we find such charm or kitsch in firelight pubs, festivals and stories. We simply cannot, regardless of cold academics or modern technology, refute our heritage. Particularly in ...

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How to Disappear – Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

three people in a bedsit

Writer: Morna Pearson Director: Gareth Nicholls Reviewer: Gareth Davies It may not seem an obvious scheduling choice for a festive theatre production, but the Traverse Theatre's main stage show this winter is very much in the 'alternative' Christmas tradition. The spirit of Ebenezer Scrooge lingers in the play's themes of social injustice, political heartlessness and in the redemptive ideas of ...

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In Time O’ Strife – Oxford Playhouse

Writer: Joe Corrie Director: Graham McLaren Reviewer: Fergus Morgan With the recent prominence of Scotland and its referendum on independence in the public consciousness, one feels the National Theatre of Scotland’s production of Joe Corrie’s In Time O’ Strife, adapted and directed by Graham McLaren, could have attained a rare topical relevance, with a stirring representation of humble miners from ...

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