There are many, many treasurable moments in Stratford’s production of The Beaux’ Stratagem, but the one to treasure most may be the appearance of Martha Henry with breastplate and broadsword, repelling the burglars who have invaded the stately home that she shares with her son, daughter and daughter-in-law. 963 more words
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This review was originally written for The Public Reviews and will appear on this blog in full after 25th August.
This review was originally written for The Public Reviews and will appear on this blog in full after 23rd August.
by Owen McCafferty
Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh
Last year Owen McCafferty won a Fringe First in Edinburgh for his play, Quietly. He returns to the Traverse this year with a sharp four-hander examining the reality of relationships – the unspoken desires, the piercing regrets, and the postponed conversations. 240 more words
Every Brilliant Thing
by Duncan Macmillan
Roundabout @ Summerhall, Edinburgh
Tackling the problem of his mum’s sadness and failed suicide attempt with childlike simplicity: Duncan Macmilan’s seven year-old protagonist starts making a list of all the good things in the world. 313 more words