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Culture Theatre

Review: The Scent of Roses by Zinnie Harris

Zinnie Harris’ Scent of Roses may be the most dispiriting play I have ever seen. Don’t be fooled by the fragrant title. In scorching Scottish summer, birds die and fall to the ground while five miserable Edinburgh residents navigate their bleak lives at each other’s expense. The set is a modest but tastefully decorated bedroom. […]

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Culture Theatre

Gut

Can we trust a kind stranger? Who can we really leave our children with? In a world in which our children’s safety is of paramount importance, this is a tense play portraying the paranoid spiral of a mother who loses trust in those caring for her child. Set in the home of loving couple Maddy […]

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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. […]