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James I and James II (2016), Festival Theatre, Review

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Rona Munro’s trilogy of plays featuring the first three of Scotland’s kings to be named James offers a rare meditation on kingship, family and loyalty.

RSNO's The Music of John Williams, Usher Hall, Review

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The Usher Hall was full to hear a programme of high profile film scores written by John Williams.

Bird, manipulate Festival, Review


Bird is a one-woman show produced by FERAL and feral it is.

Threads, Traverse Theatre, Review

Theatre Incline of Quebec brought ‘Threads’ to this year’s Manipulate Festival, describing it as ‘a mythological tale that is on the side of life’, which it certainly is.

Francesco Piemontesi Plays Mozart, Usher Hall, Review

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The concert began with Beethoven’s rousing Overture, Coriolan, which musically charts the raging emotions of Coriolanus, the fifth century Roman general, and his subsequent downfall.

Jemima Levick leaves Dundee Rep to join Stellar Quines as Artistic Director

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After twenty years, Muriel Romanes, who has become synonymous with Stellar Quines, the award winning Scottish theatre company that celebrates the energy, experience and perspective of women, is steppi

The Table, manipulate Festival, Review

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It is a disconcerting piece of irony that a puppet made for another show and based on an anti-Semitic propaganda poster ends up representing Moses!

LoopsEnd, manipulate Festival, Review

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Paper Doll Militia’s oxymoronic name perfectly describes the paradox of control and abandon that their performances embody as they gently lift the curtain into burlesque.

Play Look Paint Shoot, manipulate Festival, Traverse Theatre, Review

Two years ago, animator Ross Hogg was introduced to the manipulate Festival audience as a recent graduate from the Glasgow School of Art.