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Some Other Stars, Traverse Theatre, Review

Kirsten Murray in Some Other Stars

‘Some Other Stars’ opens in darkness but shimmers throughout in its own special light; Cath (Kirsten Murray) and Ian (Martin McCormick) are two quite ordinary characters to whom the almost unthinkable

RSNO Søndergård Conducts Beethoven Eight, Usher Hall, Review


The Orchestra's Danish Principal Guest Conductor, Thomas Søndergård, told us at the outset that he had really been looking forward to conducting Szymanowski's Symphonie concertante - but it was not to

Cirque Berserk, Festival Theatre, Review


Cirque Berserk’s tagline, ‘real circus made for theatre’ hints at the show’s attempt to weave some traditional circus acts into a modern format.

Eclipse, Traverse Theatre, Review


The powers that be appear to have a habit of diminishing the importance of arts education, fobbing off any strong willed creative attempting to open their eyes, before axing a substantial quantity of

Brahms Symphony No 4, Usher Hall, review

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Last night’s SCO concert at the Usher Hall was conducted by the distinguished French conductor, Emmanuel Krivine, who as the Principal Guest Conductor, kindly stepped in to replace Robin Ticciati who

The Destroyed Room, Traverse Theatre, Review

The Destiryed room

‘What are you most frightened of?’ The first of many questions posed in a live, filmed and improvised political debate.

Scottish tour announced in autumn 2016 of The Cheviot, the Stag and the Black, Black Oil


Dundee Rep Theatre announces the first professional Scottish tour for over twenty years of its critically-acclaimed production of John McGrath’s The Cheviot, the Stag and the Black, Black Oil

And Now..., Brunton Theatre, Review

The Scottish Independence Referendum of 2014 stirred up strong passions on both sides, rousing the greatest percentage of people ever recorded to vote in a UK election or referendum.

Purposeless Movements, Traverse Theatre, Review

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Purposeless Movements resonates with Robert Softley Gale’s no-bullshit approach to disability.

Iphegnia in Splott, Traverse Theatre, Review

Rheged, Gwynedd, Dinas Powys and Strata Florida – the names seem more potent that anything mentioned in the writings of George R. R.