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The Darkness or Else The Light – Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Writer: Corinne Salisbury Director: Catherine Exposito Reviewer: Dominic Corr If knowledge is power, then social mediums are its deities. We feed them daily, pray to them and seek their approval. Strange Town theatre company recognises these platforms’ monstrous yet seductive omnipotence. Aspiring to bring emerging Scottish talent to the forefront they are fast becoming a fully recognised name. Their endeavour ...

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BLOG: Annemarie Lewis Thomas – New Year… Same Problems

Firstly I’d like to wish all readers to these ramblings a very happy and healthy 2015. Secondly a big thanks to all the people that have contacted me about my Christmas Wish as written about in my last blog. What has struck me, is quite how many people have privately emailed to say that this is a very real problem ...

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National Panto Day and great British pantomime

Up and down the country theatres are echoing to the sounds of audiences shouting at the stage, booing and hissing. No, standards haven’t declined, but pantomime season is beginning its grip on the nation.Such is the importance of panto to theatre’s annual economy that today sees the second annual National Panto Day. The day sets out to celebrate all that ...

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Edinburgh Fringe: Tagged – C eca

Writer: Craig Macdonald Director: Amy Gilmartin Reviewer: Deborah Klayman [rating:3] Fresh new Scottish writing, Tagged is a cautionary tale about the obsession with social media. Cleverly utilising projections and with strong performances from the young cast, it is an engaging and thought-provoking new work by Craig Macdonald. The three characters, with their lives linked by Facebook, have various online interactions ...

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