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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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INTERVIEW: Lu Kemp and team talk Perth Theatre’s production of David Harrower’s Knives in Hens

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Perth Theatre continues its reopening season with a staging of David Harrower’s modern classic, Knives in Hens. Set in a pre-industrial isolated Scottish rural community, the play explores the love triangle between a nameless young woman, her ploughman husband and the hated village miller. The coming of age tale includes the young woman’s emerging realisation of the expressive power of ...

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The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart – The Assembly Rooms, Dedham

Writer: David Greig Director: Hal Chambers Reviewer: Paul Couch Suffolk-based rural touring company Eastern Angles may have cast its creative net a little wider for The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart, set firmly in a Scottish Borders winter, but that shouldn’t detract from what a fascinating and inventive show this is. A cast of four, Simon Donaldson, Robin Hemmings, Hannah ...

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The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart – Maryhill Burgh Halls, Glasgow

Music: Alasdair Macrae Writer: David Greig Director: Wils Wilson Reviewer: Kerry Scott Following a successful North American tour, The National Theatre of Scotland’s The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart has returned to Glasgow. Aiming to take theatre into pubs and other unlikely venues where stories are told, re-told, sung and passed on, Maryhill Burgh Halls is the latest venue hosting ...

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NEWS: Featherstone hands over keys of Royal Court for the Summer

In her first summer at the helm of the Royal Court Theatre, new Artistic Director Vicky Featherstone is handing over the building to the playwrights in Open Court - a six week festival of plays, ideas and events chosen and suggested by a group of over 140 writers. Featherstone’s first full season of plays, which will start in September 2013 ...

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