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Plastic Heroes, Traverse Theatre, Manipulate Festival, Review

Plastic Heroes - Manipulate 2018

Attention soldiers - plastic, plush or otherwise - stand by your beds! War is upon us and it is down to Ariel Doron’s toy trunk platoon to fight for their country.

Snapshots 3, manipulate Festival, Traverse Theatre, Review


Snapshots 3 showcased three new works by three companies, each a work in progress and a conceptual teaser of more developed works to come.

Song of the Goat, Traverse, Manipulate Festival, Review

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Expect the unexpected from Compagnie à from Angers in France who bring their acclaimed show Le Chant du Bouc (Song of the Goat) to this year’s Manipulate Festival for its UK Premièr

Fighting Modernists, manipulate Festival, Traverse Theatre, Review


There’s always a bit of a buzz at the manipulate Festival for those special occasions when current leading animators present a selection of work that has inspired them, followed by a short interview a

Women In Puppetry & Animated Film, manipulate Festival, Traverse Theatre, Review


The first day of this year’s manipulate Festival at the Traverse Theatre is a day packed full of animation screenings.

Ragnarök, manipulate Festival 2018, Traverse Theatre, Review

Tortoise in a Nutshell, Ragnarök

Ragnarök (Snapshots 1)

“The world is breaking.”

Edinburgh’s Summerhall nominated for Fringe Theatre of The Year

The Stage Awards 2018 included in their nominations for Fringe Theatre of The Year, Edinburgh’s vibrant and exciting venue, Summerhall.

The Lover, Lyceum, Review

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French writer Marguerite Duras’ 1984 semi-autobiographical novel The Lover has been exquisitely adapted for the Lyceum stage by Stellar Quines and Scottish Dance Theatre, bringing together fo

Academy of St Martin in the Fields: Sunday Classics, Usher Hall, Review


The chamber orchestra, Academy of St Martin in the Fields (named after the church in London’s Trafalgar Square) was founded in 1959 by Neville Marriner who remained its music director for decades unti