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Edinburgh Fringe: Dream Plays (Scenes from a Play I’ll Never Write) – Traverse Theatre

Writer: Sue Glover Director: Orla O’Loughlin Reviewer: Deborah Klayman [rating:4] With a different playwright showcasing scenes from an unwritten play each day of its run, Dream Plays is a very interesting concept. Essentially a rehearsed reading, we were treated to excerpts from Sue Glover’s play Catterline, which is based on the life of British painter Joan ‘Jock’ Eardley. Showing a ...

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Edinburgh Fringe: Beats – Traverse Theatre

Writer: Kieran Hurley Director: Julia Taudevin Reviewer: Deborah Klayman [rating: 4] In 1994, among other things, the Criminal Justice Act was tweaked in order to effectively ban raves. It became illegal to hold public gatherings around amplified music that was characterised by "the emission of a succession of repetitive beats." Exciting, electrifying and powerfully nostalgic, Beats is the story of ...

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Edinburgh Fringe: Morning – Traverse Theatre

Writer: Simon Stephens Designer: Hyemi Shin Music: Michael Czepiel Director: Sean Holmes Reviewer: Deborah Klayman [rating: 4]   What do we think when a crime appears to have no reason behind it? As a society we find it necessary to get to the root of the matter, as believing that people just do terrible things randomly is too frightening to ...

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Edinburgh Fringe: Blink – Traverse Theatre

Writer: Phil Porter Director: Joe Murphy Reviewer: John Roberts [Rating:4.5] Nabokov Theatre Company have always been at the forefront of new and exciting writing, they have also never been scared of trying out something new or being controversial in their subject matter, for their latest project a co-production with Soho Theatre and presented as part of the Traverse Theatre’s fringe ...

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Edinburgh Fringe : Mess – Traverse Theatre

Writer: Caroline Horton Director: Alex Swift Reviewer: John Roberts [Rating:4] After her critically acclaimed production of 'You're not like the other girls Chrissy' in 2010 Caroline Horton has fast become a name to watch within the theatre industry, her unique approach to biographical stories take her audiences to places rarely seen on stage, to a place so personal it's hard ...

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Preview: Theatre Uncut 2012

In 2011, Theatre Uncut’s debut saw over 800 people in total perform a series of dramatic responses to the UK government's spendingcuts in over 80 venues across the country.That tough economic backdrop continues here and around the world, so the company have announcedplans for 2012, returning with a new set of plays and a new international focus, as playwrights from ...

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