Categories
Art Fringe

Wild and Majestic: Romantic Visions of Scotland

Wild and Majestic: Romantic Visions of Scotland has a huge scope, looking at a period in history from the Jacobite uprising to the Victorian era. There are various themes and topics explored, each of which could generate a whole exhibition in themselves; there is an impressive amount of detail.  The exhibition begins with the aftermath […]

Categories
Fringe Theatre

‘A celebration of the everyday’: The End

The End explores the end of the relationship between two friends, Bert and Nasi, in the wider context of the end of civilisation, the world, and all we know. The performance is given by Bertrand Lesca and Nasi Voutsas and is a mixture of dance, performance and visuals.  The play is often very silly, but […]

Categories
Fringe Theatre

Breakfast Plays: The Future Is – Mooning review

The Breakfast Plays at the Traverse are a chance for emerging writers to test their work with an audience. Throughout the Fringe, there are a choice of four different plays performed as script-in-hand readings; full listings can be found on the Traverse website.  This time, the play is Mooning by Scottish-based playwright Erin McGee. Mooning […]

Categories
Art Fringe

Julie Cope’s Grand Tour: The Story of a Life by Grayson Perry review

This is Grayson Perry’s first major solo exhibition in Scotland. The Julie Cope of the title is a fictional ‘every woman’ from Essex, and the exhibition explores the story of her life through four large tapestries.     The Dovecot is a challenging space for this exhibition. The low ceilings in their downstairs gallery mean the tapestries […]