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The Macbeths – Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Dominic Hill Reviewer: Edie Ranvier Forget the witches, haunted banquets and walking trees: the bloody beating heart of Shakespeare’s Macbeth is the relationship between the regicidal Scot and his fiendlike queen, who between them nab almost all the best lines in the Scottish Play. So the vision of director Dominic Hill and dramaturg Frances Poet for ...

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Gut – Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Written by Frances Poet Directed by Zinnie Harris Reviewer: Dominic Corr We can reason with our heart, we can rationalise inside our heads. Yet we find it so very difficult to persuade a gut instinct. A visceral, primal stance which has a uniquely tangible feeling when we feel something wrong. It is, however, the blindest feeling we place trust in. ...

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NEWS: Aberdeen Performing Arts launch series of practical play workshops to find new talent.

Aberdeen Performing Arts (APA) are launching series of twelve practical play writing workshops to find and encourage new playwrights in the north-east of Scotland. Heading up the sessions will be Aberdeen’s own playwright, actress and tutor Lesley Hart and there will be guest sessions from some of Scotland’s leading writers including: David Grieg, Zinnie Harris, Rona Munro (tbc) and Frances ...

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