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The Lonely City

Recent years have seen the release of a great deal of memoirs, biographies, and “creative non-fiction”. Olivia Laing’s The Lonely City manages to submerge itself within several of these categories…

Running Wild

With the acclaim of War Horse, a high bar has been set for puppetry on the theatrical stage. King’s Theatre’s production of Running Wild, also based on a story by…

The 8th Door and Bluebeard’s Castle

There is something admirable about Scottish Opera’s decision to co-produce and stage (with Glasgow’s Vanishing Point) a new work (The 8th Door) alongside Bartok’s more firmly-established opera (Bluebeard’s Castle). The…

The Lost City of Z

The jungle — and the Amazon in particular — has proven to be a place ripe with storytelling potential. Upon viewing The Lost City of Z, James Gray’s new film…

Kitchen Sink

Anxiety, depression, and self-doubt have long appeared in modern drama. Kitchen Sink, a new play by Sophie Sood, continues this tradition, but does so in a way which manages to…

Pelléas et Mélisande

The Scottish Opera’s new production of Debussy’s Pelléas et Mélisande is an atmospheric, engaging work which stays true to the spirit of its material and allows the design, the performances…