Have a Gander – Manipulate 2023

The Manipulate Festival, Edinburgh's international festival of animation film, puppetry, and visual theatre returns for its ambitious 16th season. This year's festival will run from February 2nd - 12th across multiple physical and online venues in and around Edinburgh. In two weeks’ time, Edinburgh will host the return of one of the most extensive international … Continue reading Have a Gander – Manipulate 2023

Don’t. Make. Tea – Traverse Theatre

Written by Rob Drummond Directed by Robert Softley Gale ★★★★ Rebuild. Reform. Rebrand. That’s the sort of three-buzz-word tripe which is rolled out these days, isn’t it? In 2030, the benefits system has had a much-needed overhaul. But perhaps not in the way claimants and those in need of it may have desired. It’s especially … Continue reading Don’t. Make. Tea – Traverse Theatre

Eat Me – Manipulate Festival

Originally conceived by Eszter Marsalko, Isy Sharman and Claire Eliza Willoughby Devised and Performed by Ian Cameron, Isy Sharman and Claire Eliza Willoughby ★★★ Frozen, out of time, slipping on the wet cobbles beneath in her loud dress without any shoes – Prey lays there with the snaps of cold water flushing her face. Nothing … Continue reading Eat Me – Manipulate Festival

FOW – Summerhall OnDemand

Written by Alan Saunders Directed by Elisa Davison ★★★★ Love has no manners whatsoever: it's never around when you want it, and always hanging about when you need it to sod off. And for Lissa, a deaf woman struggling with the pressures of university, love is the last thing on her mind – yet, here … Continue reading FOW – Summerhall OnDemand

My Darling Christopher – Homemakers, HOME

Writers: Jo Sargeant and Clare-Louise English Director:  Clare-Louise English ★★★ Determined to stretch its capabilities in storytelling during lockdown the Homemakers Project is a series of new commissions. A showcase of diverse talents, ranging from straight dramatic performances to voice-overs, mime artistry and digital editing and deaf dramaturge, My Darling Christopher is a compact film featuring hopeful … Continue reading My Darling Christopher – Homemakers, HOME