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Sunset Song review – a lively if melodramatic take on Lewis Grassic Gibbon’s classic novel
Morna Young’s new adaptation, directed by Finn den Hertog, captures the earthiness of rural life in early 1900s Scotland, but it needs to dig deeper

Clare Brennan

28, Apr, 2024 @10:30 AM

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Readers’ favourite stage shows of 2022
This year readers saw some amazing theatre, provoking tears, recognition, anger, inspiration and awe

Guardian readers

19, Dec, 2022 @3:41 PM

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Cinderella review – a heroine with some real welly
Cinders is a hard-working and independent-minded farmer while her prince is an environmental engineering student in Lynda Radley’s cheerful and energetic reworking

Mark Fisher

08, Dec, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Don Quixote: Man of Clackmannanshire review – the knight-errant mounts a mobility scooter
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This modern-day take on Cervantes’ classic novel follows the ageing Donald who has had enough of daytime television, tea and biscuits

Mark Fisher

06, Oct, 2022 @10:36 AM

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The Steamie review – memories of postwar Glasgow speak to the present
Tony Roper’s 1987 play conjures a vanished world whose hardship and longing for community feel nonetheless familiar

Clare Brennan

04, Sep, 2022 @10:30 AM

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No turkeys allowed! 25 of the best shows to book for Christmas 2021
Looking for a jolly good trip to the theatre this winter? Here’s our pick’n’mix selection of musicals, pantos and festive spectaculars, featuring circus tricks, high kicks and puppet rodents

Chris Wiegand

16, Nov, 2021 @3:33 PM

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The Enemy review – Ibsen goes digital
A powerful overhaul of An Enemy of the People weaves texts and emails seamlessly into the action

Clare Brennan

17, Oct, 2021 @10:00 AM

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The Enemy review – Ibsen thrust into the social media age
A conscientious citizen stands against the forces of fake news and self-interest in the National Theatre of Scotland’s provocative adaptation

Mark Fisher

14, Oct, 2021 @10:13 AM

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Wings Around Dundee review – dive into the city’s uncomfortable past
John McCann’s imaginative play follows its characters’ search for answers to tough questions during lockdown – watched over by a pair of very unusual seagulls

Mark Fisher

10, Sep, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Political Mother: The Final Cut; The Life and Times review – Shechter and Clevillé on film
Hofesh Shechter’s groundbreaking 2010 work has lost none of its power, while Scottish Dance’s Joan Clevillé revels in a single take

Sarah Crompton

27, Jun, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Scottish theatres say reopening not viable under Holyrood Covid rules
Two-metre minimum distancing rules cap audiences at a tiny fraction of capacity and hamper tours too, say venues

Chris Wiegand Stage editor

11, May, 2021 @7:50 AM

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Theatres that made us: 'We felt giddy seeing our poster up!'
Chloë Moss remembers the joy of shopping for props for Liverpool Playhouse, while Rosie Kay reflects on her love affair with Birmingham Hippodrome

Compiled by Chris Wiegand

16, Jul, 2020 @9:42 AM

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