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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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The Jazz Club Murders – Òran Mór, Glasgow

Writer: James Runcie Director: Marilyn Imrie [rating:4] 1950's Soho, a smoky jazz club and the daughter of former jewel thief and club owner Phil "The Cat" Johnson has been murdered. Clergyman and jazz fan Canon Sidney Chambers (Paul Dodds) just happens to be on the scene, oh, readers did I mention that in his spare time Sidney just happens to ...

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Europa, Our First Migrant – Eastwood Park Theatre, Giffnock

Writer: Salvatore Cabras Dramaturg: Maggie Rose Musical Director: George Drennan Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys [rating:1.5] A play about the origins of Europe, the cross-pollination of its distinct cultures and peoples was always going to be difficult to sell to the theatre-going public. That said, often the most unlikely and demanding material proves to be the most rewarding and satisfying to watch. ...

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