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Alternative theatre done right ‒ Deficit review

“If you don’t like me at my worst… then we have something in common” Theatre Paradok’s production of Deficit, directed by Maddie Flint and a part of this year’s Edinburgh Alternative Theatre Festival, comes at cataclysmic odds with the usually substandard expectations which arise at the mention of devised student theatre.  Upon entering unusual venue […]

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In conversation with the co-directors of Yerma

It would be rational to initially question the appeal of Federico García Lorca’s 1934 story of a rural, infertile Andalucian woman, especially within the context of today’s relatively progressive Edinburgh city centre environment – it could very well seem outdated, irrelevant. Yet, upon conversing with Jane Prinsley and Laura Hounsell, co-directors of the upcoming production […]