Pitlochry Festival theatre

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Blaccine: First Dose review – Black voices speak out about the pandemic
Three monologues, told from a Black British perspective, tackle subjects ranging from distrust of the medical system to the gentrification of Brixton

Arifa Akbar

10, Jan, 2023 @1:27 PM

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Peter Pan and Wendy review – modern-day myth goes light on existential dread
This wholesome adaptation, featuring a preening Captain Hook, focuses on playroom fun in a beautifully designed production

Mark Fisher

25, Nov, 2022 @9:00 PM

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Enough of Him review – master and slave square off as Scotland abolishes bondage
May Sumbwanyambe’s drama tells the story of the man who established that slavery was forbidden by Scots law, but this is no easy celebration

Mark Fisher

25, Oct, 2022 @10:00 AM

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The Maggie Wall review – vivid tale of a woman burned for witchcraft
In a monologue starring the excellent Blythe Jandoo, Martin McCormick finds a fearful, misogynistic, class-ridden society to blame for a girl’s death

Mark Fisher

11, Sep, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Under Another Sky review – romcom seeks out the Romans in Britain
David Greig’s two-hander adapted from Charlotte Higgins’s nonfiction book about our ancient past is a sweet meander

Mark Fisher

12, Aug, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Little Women reviews – twice the delight for fans of Louisa May Alcott’s enduring novel
Separate adaptations in Chester and Pitlochry see one faithful to the original, while the other is boldly set 50 years later and on a different continent

Mark Fisher

29, Jul, 2022 @12:36 PM

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Around the World in 80 Days review – Phileas Fogg’s adventure goes alfresco
A touch more peril might help an otherwise playful retelling of the Jules Verne voyage with a cast full of bounce and brio

Mark Fisher

14, Jul, 2022 @9:39 AM

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Noises Off review – unconvincing reboot of Frayn’s farce-within-a-farce
Despite the actors’ efforts and some wide-collared 1970s designs, Ben Occhipinti’s adaptation suffers from a lack of clarity

Mark Fisher

05, Jun, 2022 @10:19 AM

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Sunshine on Leith review – stirring journey from ‘misery to happiness’
Musical built around the Proclaimers’ music is tear-jerking and joyful and awash with life

Mark Fisher

02, Jun, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Who Are You? review – Wertenbaker’s eco-parable invites us to think differently
A solitary woman finds a strange new presence in her remote house in this audio play which debates people v the planet, nature v culture

Catherine Love

27, Oct, 2021 @8:55 AM

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History review – hostility repeats itself in tale of prejudice and protest
There are spirited performances as Roy Williams explores activism, parenthood and sexuality in this audio drama about black British identity spanning 40 years

Arifa Akbar

23, Sep, 2021 @8:16 AM

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The Covid Requiem review – an emotional eulogy for the pandemic’s victims
Lesley Orr and Jo Clifford’s show about the lives of some who have died in the past 18 months is a necessary act of communal remembrance

Mark Fisher

17, Sep, 2021 @7:00 PM

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