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Edinburgh International Festival: Antigone Interrupted Review

Antigone Interrupted presented by Scottish Dance Theatre and ideated by Joan Clevillé reconfigures the homonymous 5th c BC Greek tragedy by Sophocles to question the role of civil disobedience in the contemporary world. Breaking away from traditional Greek tragedies, rather than an array of characters dressed in fancy clothes and masks, only dancer Solène Weinachter […]

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Fringe Literature

Mythos: A Trilogy review

Some tales will be nostalgic, most will recognise Odysseus’ ordeal with the Cyclops and the coup of the Trojan Horse. Other tales will be less well-known, but the elegance in Fry’s voice lulls the audience into embracing new tales as a child might embrace a bedtime story.  Greek mythology is quite entrenched within our culture […]

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Fringe Theatre

Meet Me At Dawn – Edinburgh International Festival

In her hauntingly beautiful play, Meet Me At Dawn, playwright Zinnie Harris considers how far one woman will go to forget her greatest loss. Following a boating accident that leaves a couple marooned on an unfamiliar island, we bear witness to a relationship tested by questions of what is fact, and what is devastating fantasy. […]