Quentin Crisp: Naked Hope

Quentin Crisp: Naked Hope

"I come from a time and country where I was treated like a wrong hushed up. And now, eighty long, dark years later, I find myself living in the heart of Manhattan… the moment I finally caught sight of New York for real I wanted it… After that there was nothing for it but to leave England, which is nothing more than a rain-swept Alacatraz, and move to America…" Using the words of the man himself with only a few stylistically consistent linking phrases, Mark Farrelly's Quentin Crisp: Naked Hope delicately and eloquently charts the course of Crisp’s life and is similarly divided into two parts: Naked and Hope... 

Man to Man

Man to Man

There were a lot of expectation around this new Wales Millennium Centre production of Manfred Karge’s one-woman play, Man to Man. Back in 1987, Karge himself had directed a young Tilda Swinton in a career-establishing performance at the Traverse, in it’s former Grassmarket home... 

FANS

FANS

Theatre meets gig. An eclectic and hilarious mix of stories told through raucous live music and verbatim theatre interwoven with scripted drama. Full of emotion, humour and musical pulse FANS explores what it means to be a music fan. 

The Gamblers

The Gamblers

Nikoli Gogol's The Gamblers (premiered in 1843) is relatively rarely-performed, at least in comparison with the writer's most famous work, The Government Inspector. Perhaps the latter is more popular because of its broad satirical brushstrokes, and the writer’s decision to ensure his audience is completely in on the deception at its heart...