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Review: The Merchant of Venice, Edinburgh University Shakespeare Company

BassanioAntonioladsOver the last two years of Edinburgh University Shakespeare Company plays I have come to expect really great, rather loud, somewhat casually misogynistic theatre. So, the essence of what Shakespeare does really well himself. The theatre lover in me was pretty excited for this year’s production of The Merchant of Venice, the feminist saw a faint glimmer of hope in the fact that the director is a woman. Both were disappointed.  Continue reading Review: The Merchant of Venice, Edinburgh University Shakespeare Company

Review: When the War Came Home, Citadel Arts

WtWCHCitadel Arts is not a company I have come across before, but when I found a play they were running that was billed as being about Edinburgh women’s stories from the First World War, I was delighted and determined to head along.  Continue reading Review: When the War Came Home, Citadel Arts