‘If These Spasms Could Speak’ & ‘Dark Road’

‘If These Spasms Could Speak’ After a stellar run at the Fringe Festival past, ‘If These Spasms Could Speak‘ returned to Edinburgh’s Traverse Theatre for two nights. The show recounts stories from many people with various disabilities and how they view their bodies, all told through one man: Robert Softley. Endearing, cheeky and plenty of … More ‘If These Spasms Could Speak’ & ‘Dark Road’

‘Dunsinane’

In a nutshell: Macbeth, the aftermath. Written in 2010, and originally premiered at the Hampstead Theatre with the RSC, Dunsinane returns to its homeland a year prior to the looming Independence Referendum. As a result, I found it incredibly difficult not to watch it as one big political allegory. I’ll say this now: I think … More ‘Dunsinane’

‘The Baroness’

Attending the show on it’s final night at the Traverse, I had absolutely no idea what I was about to see. Seeing Roberta Taylor (Karen Blixen) performing was more than enough to entice me and, to a degree, I wasn’t disappointed. Written by Thor Bjørn Krebs, The Baroness is his interpretation of the relationship between … More ‘The Baroness’