• Sun. Jul 14th, 2024

Holly Thomas

Pomona

Walking down the alley to Summerhall’s theatre, the eyes of Pomona’s protagonist bore into spectators searching for the theatre door as they unknowingly enter the dystopian world of Alistair McDowell’s…

Trainspotting

After the 20th anniversary of Danny Boyle’s Trainspotting and the release of the sequel T2 last year, Festival Theatre welcomes the touring stage production of Irvin Walsh’s infamous novel about…

How to Stop Time

With the Students’ Association’s mental health and wellbeing awareness week approaching, it seems especially appropriate to discuss the latest work of bestselling author Matt Haig, How to Stop Time. After…

Slava’s Snowshow

Much like Marmite, it seems Slava Polunion’s theatrical spectacle Snowshow incites reactions of either love or hate. Established in 1993, this on-stage workshop of clowning compromises of a series of…

A View From the Bridge

While a small theatre can threaten to hinder the dramatics of a performance, Bedlam Theatre’s size lends itself to the claustrophobic confines of Eddie Carbone’s mind in its recent production…

Slava Polunin’s ‘Alchemy of Snowness’

Suppose venturing into the mind of a clown. Ideas of chaos, the incomprehensible absurd, and a grating silliness, seem to float in the mind’s eye. But how far from this…

Thatcher Stole My Trousers

To the younger generation, the name Alexei Sayle may not set many bells ringing. However, skip back to the late 1970s and this communist Jew from Liverpool was at the…