Putting politics to music: Christine Irvine reviews Drew Taylor’s “cathartic” work as part of the Take Me Somewhere festival.
Energising and skin-crawling: Christine Irvine reviews a stage production of Trainspotting that doesn’t bow to the pressure of Danny Boyle’s film.
“Merciless modern sensibility”: Christine Irvine reviews Zinnie Harris’ reworking of The Oresteia.
“A ferocious physical and psychological battle”: Christine Irvine reviews Frances Poet’s adaptation of August Strindberg.
“Caught in a knot of police protection, even the characters’ identities are fluid.” Christine Irvine reviews David Harrower’s work.
Chekhov, up close.
A challenge and a warning.
Plus ca change.
Heaving bosoms and boozing heathens
A sweet tribute.
Real, lived experience.
Caryl Churchill’s fragile dystopias.