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Play Before Birth Review

Feminism, environment, abortions: Coast to Coast Theatre Company’s Play Before Birth couldn’t tick many more boxes on the ‘woke’ list if it tried. A production that discusses how environmental issues affect women, honing in on the environmental ethics of having children in an increasingly unsustainable world, Play Before Birth’s message combines issues that nobody’s thought […]

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The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord review

Despite its long and unwieldy title, the premise of The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord is relatively simple. The entire plot consists of these three famous men finding themselves in a locked room together. The playwright Scott Carter leaves them there alone to bump against each other, like […]

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‘Passionate and explosive performance’: From the Wind Review

Though perhaps erring on the edu- side of edutainment, From the Wind is a charming introduction to the use of renewable energy sources on the Islands, written verbatim by Eilidh MacKinnon based on true experiences. Delivering a niche history lesson that few will have heard before, this play deftly explores the use of wind energy […]

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Spool

“If I could change one thing, I’d change…”. This opening thought by the Mind as he inspects his partner, the Body, opens Spool with the impression that the next 50 minutes are going to be an exploration of the imperfections we all can recognise in ourselves. This relatable topic is an exciting one, and the exploration […]