Theatre review: With You in the Distance – EHG Theatre, Glasgow Green

First published in The Times, Friday July 23 2021

Four Stars

Scotland’s theatre makers are finding increasingly inventive ways of reconfiguring work for outdoor spaces, with shows due to open soon in a car park, on a beach and on a caravan site.

This new piece from the Glasgow-based EHG Theatre is a hybrid of walking tour and monologue that uses a diverse portion of the city as both backdrop and setting.

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Review: Crude – Shed 36, Port of Dundee

First published in The Times, Friday October 14 2016

Three Stars

Any mention of North Sea Oil is most likely to bring to mind the city of Aberdeen, which has weathered the ups and downs of the industry for over 40 years. So, it’s refreshing that this ambitious exploration of oil production and its human and environmental impact, is brought to us by Grid Iron Theatre Company from Dundee, a city at the forefront of Scotland’s efforts to secure a slice of the lucrative oil rig decommissioning industry.

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