Review: Jane Eyre Jun06

Review: Jane Eyre

The National Theatre and Bristol Old Vic Theatre Royal Glasgow, until June 10th (4 / 5) Carrying a wealth of accolades, the NTS/Bristol Old Vic production of Jane Eyre begins enticingly. The raked stage is on three levels and the actors clamber about it with the use of ladders, reminiscent of...

Review: Sanctuary Aug27

Review: Sanctuary

The Lincoln Company Sanctuary, theSpace on Niddry St, Edinburgh, until August 29th (4 / 5) Sanctuary, written and performed by Susanne Sulby, is an ambitious project. Travelling between a suburban living room in the United States and any number of foreign conflict zones, Sulby tackles three...

Review: I gave him an Orchid Aug26

Review: I gave him a...

Flight of the Escales Summerhall, Summerhall Place, Edinburgh EH9 1PL, Until August 31st 2015 (3 / 5) I Gave Him an Orchid is a very, very strange piece of theatre. It’s found a perfect home in the anatomy theatre at Summerhall; though as the actor warns us at the start, it would be...

Review: Five Drinks Aug25

Review: Five Drinks

Airborne Theatre Company St. Augustine’s Church, George IV Bridge, Edinburgh – until August 28th (2 / 5) Five Drinks, tipped to be ‘an original play about the unique experience of gay dating,’ by Airborne Theatre Company – a group from Leeds University. Dylan Moon finds...

Review: Antigone Aug18

Review: Antigone

Antigone King’s Theatre, Lothian Road Edinburgh, Until August 22nd (1 / 5) ‘I don’t think I’ve ever felt such vile loathing for a piece of theatre.’ – Overheard at Overheard at King’s Theatre last night. The show in question? The much hyped, much...