Ghost Therapy – ZOO Playground

Written & Directed by Jaz Skingle ★★★ Do you suffer from low self-esteem? Addiction troubles? Perhaps you have a complex relationship with your family who treat you as something opaque, not quite there. Or maybe, just maybe, you have an irrational fear of feathery fowl. It might please you to know that in death, these … Continue reading Ghost Therapy – ZOO Playground

This Is Paradise – Traverse Theatre

Written by Michael John O’Neill Directed by Katherine Nesbitt ★★★★★ The determination to maintain an intimate monologue to the level This Is Paradise offers is a rare feat of theatre. Even the most prolific monologue pieces suffer their ebb and flow of quality. But not this. Michael John O’Neill’s scipt is something remarkable. Upon the request of … Continue reading This Is Paradise – Traverse Theatre

Dreams of the Small Gods – Summerhall

Performed & Created by Zinnia Oberski ★★★ This is the story of awakening: the awakening of something raw, unaware, and unfiltered, that of a Wild Woman. The soil beneath her feet is not the foundation of her journey, however, instead progressing through this new world, and her body through movement to explore her aerial surroundings, … Continue reading Dreams of the Small Gods – Summerhall

Still – Traverse Theatre

Written by Frances Poet Directed by Gareth Nicholls ★★★★ Pain is a difficult thing to communicate. It manifests in a myriad of intricate and contorting ways – emotional, mental and physical.  Still is Frances Poet's effort to capture varying experiences of it. Gaynor, a housebound mother confined by chronic pain, is awaiting the birth of her … Continue reading Still – Traverse Theatre

Loud Poets – Scottish Storytelling Centre

★★★★ Digital theatre has presented itself as a suitable alternative to the in-person performance. Streaming cinema has long been an acceptable option. But there’s something about live spoken word: a distinctiveness that digital shows haven’t quite been able to capture. Perhaps it’s down to misery loving company? Thankfully, in-person spoken word is back. Edinburgh-based collective … Continue reading Loud Poets – Scottish Storytelling Centre