David Greig

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The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart review – devilishly fun festive folklore
David Grieg’s rowdy, informal yarn makes a pleasingly oddball antidote to the classic Christmas show

Catherine Love

09, Dec, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Black Diamonds and the Blue Brazil review – love, loss and lower-league footie
In Gary McNair’s jovial audio play, a woman rediscovers a connection with her home town and her dead father by following a Scottish football team for a season

Mark Fisher

20, Jul, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Adventures with the Painted People review – Greig's romance has irresistible spark
A Roman soldier falls under the spell of a Pictish woman in this poetic radio play that holds up a mirror to modern Britain

Arifa Akbar

07, Jun, 2020 @8:00 PM

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Bringing the stage to the airwaves: David Greig's romance for our times
The playwright and the director Elizabeth Newman on how they reimagined their new theatre production for radio in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak

Mark Fisher

02, Jun, 2020 @6:12 AM

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Edinburgh's Royal Lyceum goes into 'hibernation' as Covid fallout hits stages
£700,000 loss forces landmark theatre to cancel entire 2020 programme in hope of emerging renewed next spring – and staving off financial fate of other venues

Lanre Bakare Arts and culture correspondent

20, May, 2020 @3:52 PM

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Dr Korczak's Example review – Holocaust drama cracks under the weight of history
David Greig’s play about a Warsaw orphanage shows glimpses of hope in the ghetto – but, inevitably, it falls short of capturing the horror of the Holocaust

Catherine Love

03, Feb, 2020 @8:00 AM

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Dr Korczak’s Example review – lessons from the Warsaw ghetto
David Greig’s 2001 drama about the doctor who founded an orphanage in the Warsaw continues to educate

Clare Brennan

02, Feb, 2020 @5:30 AM

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Touching the Void proves anything is possible in the theatre
David Greig’s survival-story adaptation has clawed its way to the West End – and it is a triumph of resolve and innovation

Michael Billington

15, Nov, 2019 @11:18 AM

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Solaris review – love and loneliness collide in best take yet on sci-fi classic
David Greig follows Tarkovsky and Soderbergh with this bold, rewarding take on Stanisław Lem’s novel about a sentient planet speaking to its visitors

Mark Fisher

15, Sep, 2019 @10:24 AM

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The week in theatre: Europe; The End of History; The Color Purple – review
David Greig’s play on continental movement still resonates, while the makers of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child can’t summon the magic this time

Susannah Clapp

07, Jul, 2019 @7:00 AM

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The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart review – brilliant border ballads drama
This dizzylingly funny drama boasts a tremendous cast, witty costumes and surprising set

Mark Fisher

03, Jul, 2019 @11:37 AM

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Europe review – refugees shelter in train station as a continent frays
David Greig’s 1994 play about yearning for a united Europe as fascists gather strength is deeply resonant

Michael Billington

28, Jun, 2019 @10:47 AM

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