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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Achilles

With time being precious during the Edinburgh Festival Fringe we challenged this year’s acts to deliver a 50-word elevator pitch for their show. This time it’s the turn of Achilles. Scotland's acclaimed Company of Wolves reimagines the myth of Achilles in a heart-stopping solo performance. Fusing storytelling, movement and song, Achilles is the epic story of a man's exorcism: the ...

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Achilles – Citizens Theatre, Glasgow

Writer: Ewan Downie Directors: Ewan Downie and Ian Spink Reviewer: Torran McEwan Ewan Downie steps onto the edge of a dimly lit stage and surveys his surroundings. He takes a breath, and suddenly we’re plunged into the ninth year of the Trojan war. In the army encampment outside the city Achilles wakes entwined with his best friend Patroclus, ready for ...

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