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Theatre 2018 Archives - One4Review

Fast 5***** star

August 24, 2018 |


Fast is a dark psychological drama written by Kate Barton and directed by Kate Valentine. The title can be misleading. The “Fast” refers to the act of fasting. This, we are often told, can have many health benefits. Not … Read More

In For A Pound – Otago Theatre 4****

August 23, 2018 |

Libby McArthur, a ‘weel kent’ face for fans of River City, brings this one woman play to Edinburgh, recounting her memories of the time she ended up in court for not paying 6 parking fines. Looking back to the 1990s … Read More

Brexit 4****

August 23, 2018 |

Robert Khan and Tom Salinsky’s delightfully funny, yet slightly scary political play Brexit is set in 2020, when new Prime Minister Adam Masters, Timothy Bentinck, has the tough job of moving the exit forward whilst balancing the party wings to … Read More

Picasso’s Women 5*****

August 23, 2018 |

Covering the lives of 3 of Picasso’s lovers, this was 90 minutes of spellbinding drama in the Fruitmarket Gallery. We meet Fernande, Olga and Marie-Therese who describe their lives before, during and after Picasso giving an often-harrowing insight into life … Read More

**The Pieman Cometh – A Cautionary Tale – Insolvent Productions 3***

August 22, 2018 |

Dunwearie FC is on the brink of extinction. In fact all of Scottish Football is in a state of torment, with leagues sponsored by pawnbrokers and executives more interested in rock n roll – what is to be done? Alan … Read More

Aye Elvis-Morna Young 5*****

August 19, 2018 |

Joan and her pal Marina love to compete in the weekly Karaoke competition run by DJ ‘Fat Bob’ in Aberdeen. Joan develops an abiding love for Elvis and with growing confidence, and an Elvis stage costume, she plans to take … Read More

Douglas Walker Presents: Of Christmas Past 3***

August 17, 2018 |

I have to admit I thought twice about going to this show. I am not the most Christmassy type of person and a comedy show about Santa in August? Really? But go I did and have to say it was … Read More

Grace – Katie Reddin-Clancy 3***

August 17, 2018 |

This one woman show has Katie Reddin-Clancy inhabiting many personas whilst meditating on gender. She starts the show as the bossy stage manager Cheryl who spits out corny jokes with a razor sharp tongue. She explains that the double act … Read More

After The Cuts – Raw Material 4****

August 17, 2018 |

It is June 2042, but everything looks the same. James sits on his scruffy sofa and tells us this is a story of ‘needs must.’ His wife Aggie, the love his life, is ill in a the post NHS era. … Read More

Just Like That! The Tommy Cooper Show – Hambledon Productions 5*****

August 16, 2018 |

I went to this show with an element of trepidation, having been to a number of nostalgia shows based on the comedy stars of the 70s and 80s, some have worked well, others haven’t, but “Just Like That” at the … Read More