An Eventful evening

✮✮✮ A common theme of many shows at this year’s Edinburgh Festival was the difficulties of coming to terms with human acts of outrageous violence. While Yael Farber’s Nirbhaya exposed abuse of women in India and Sean McCafferty’s Quietly confronted the deep-set hostilities still remaining in Northern Ireland, the subject matter of David Greig’s new play, The Events, is the aftermath of […]

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Preview: The Cosmonaut’s Last Message To The Woman He Once Loved In The Former Soviet Union

Heavy brows and chiselled features abound in the aesthetically convincing cast of David Greig’s The Cosmonaut’s Last Message To The Woman He Once Loved In The Former Soviet Union, co-directed by Thomas Bailey and Emma D’Arcy. It comes as no surprise that language and (mis)communication are the drive of such an impractically titled play. It […]

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