Two Fingers Up – Summerhall

Written & Directed by Seón Simpson and Gina Donnelly ★★★★ Previously a part of Summerhall’s online Fringe in 2021, SeónSimpson and Gina Donnelly’s production makes an in-person appearance – and by Jesus, was this worth the wait. Uncompromising, unapologetic, and unfiltered, Two Fingers Up grabs audiences by the unmentionables and shakes their understanding (or lack) of sex, pleasure, … Continue reading Two Fingers Up – Summerhall

Human Nurture – Traverse Theatre

https://www.youtube.com/embed/4RV6TJMbDZs?feature=oembed&wmode=transparent Written by Ryan Calais Cameron Directed by Robb Watt ★★★★ What constitutes family? Blood? Comradery? Name? What about race. Human Nurture unpacks the fallout of the baseline questions of nature vs nurture, and how we come together despite differences. Ryan Calais Cameron’s superbly precise and compact production explores the growing tension between two friends, Roger and … Continue reading Human Nurture – Traverse Theatre

Two Fingers Up – Summerhall

Written & Directed by Seón Simpson and Gina Donnelly ★★★★ What do you remember of sex education and puberty? Or at least, what can you remember that you haven’t blotted out? For many we were given the archaic and established believes that our parents and grandparents were told; of how to act, what to shave … Continue reading Two Fingers Up – Summerhall

AfterParty – Space Triplex

Written by Rachel O’Regan Directed by Hannah McEachern ★★★★ When all is said and done there’s only one constant throughout life – chaos. Whether it’s in childhood, adulthood, or at its sharpest just after leaving school, and one final hurrah is on the cards for these five young women before they take their conformed place … Continue reading AfterParty – Space Triplex

Here Are The Young Men – Review

https://youtu.be/yj5DP6rqyN4 Directed by Eion Macken Ireland USA/ 2020/96 mins ★★ Unable to separate itself from the distinctly obvious inspirations of Danny Boyle’s Trainspotting, Here Are The Young Men lowers the age of the principal cast and centres on three lads finishing school and emerging into the cruel and waiting world. The transgression of youth is a staple of cinematic … Continue reading Here Are The Young Men – Review