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Theatre 2014 Archives - One4Review

MacBraveheart: The Other Scottish Play 4****

August 13, 2014 |


As the title suggests this is a comic amalgam of both McBeath and Braveheart mixed together with Rabbie Burns who seem to have a large dose of Malapropisms prior to the show. Throw in a evil witch who persuades … Read More

Kingmaker 5*****

August 13, 2014 |

If this is how politicians truly are, then it’s a scary world we live in. Though the blurb might suggest an affinity between the current London mayor and one of the characters in this play, bumbling geniality is … Read More

Pondling Guna Nua 4****

August 12, 2014 |

This play written and performed by Genevieve Hulme–Beaman addresses life as a lonely child in Ireland as young Madeleine, maybe an ugly duckling, but in her own mind she’s really a beautiful swan. Spending her time on her grandfather’s farm … Read More

A Slight Ache 3***

August 9, 2014 |

I’m not quite sure what to say about this show. It was either a masterpiece of theatre or really fairly average, though I was left bemused and unmoved. That is not to say the writing was not good … Read More

Night Bus ***stars

August 7, 2014 |

Exceptionally performed in sketches by accomplished actresses Linda Marlowe and Sarah-Louise Young, this show tells the story of life travelling on the night bus from the perspective of many different commuters. There are yobs, drunks, pregnant women fighting for a … Read More

The Importance of Being Earnest as Performed by Three F*cking Queens and a Duck 4****

August 4, 2014 |

What got me hooked on this show was the sales pitch when they gave me their flyer on the mile. I heard at least three other people in the queue say they’d been seduced the same way, and probably more … Read More

I Killed Rasputin – 4****

August 3, 2014 |

I Killed Rasputin

4 stars

We’ve all heard of Rasputin, right? Even if you’re not an eager scholar of Russian revolutionary politics in the early 20th century, there’s no way you could have escaped the précis of his life performed … Read More

Split Decision by Keir McAllister 4 Star

July 31, 2014 |

Should I Stay or Should I Go was a massive hit for the Clash in my youth, a question posed that has no easy answers. This comedy play by Scottish comedy star Keir McAllister questions the same dilemma and in … Read More