The Pillowman revolves around a writer, Katurian, who is being questioned by
two detectives in a totalitarian state. Story upon story is told as the
evening progresses, merging fact and fiction as the horrific truth
surrounding Katurian is revealed.
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Always different, always funny, Edinburgh's longest running improvised comedy troupe is back behind Bedlam Theatre's big red doors for yet another year of lightning fast wit, expert tech, and high energy performances.
Join your pals Sasha and Remy as they explore with you the wonderful TV world of Jam Sandwich! This clowning comedy duo combine influences of mime, Commedia dell'arte and dark satire into a children's TV show most definitely not for kids.
the death of the last surviving veterans a few years back, the so-called Great
War of 1914-18 slipped from living memory, but some records remain preserved
none-the-less, not least in R C Sherriff’s 1928 play Journey’s End, set in trenches near Saint-Quentin and inspired by his
experiences as a captain during the fighting...