MacBeth in Scots

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MacBeth in Scots

16 Aug 20123 stars

Dark and unsettling new take on a classic

While referred to as ‘The Scottish Play’ in theatrical circles, Shakespeare’s Macbeth, a tale of ruthless ambition and the rise and fall of a tyrant has never been adapted for, or performed in, Scots. Robin Lorimer’s new version, which gives the Bard’s…

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2012: Theatre highlights

11 Jul 2012

Steve Jobs, Casablanca, Belt Up, MacBeth in Scots and more

The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs. Mike Daisey’s powerful monologue, which shed uncomfortable light on the appalling working conditions in Chinese factories creating Apple products, attracted acclaim and controversy in the US. You’ll never look at…

First raft of shows from 2012 Edinburgh Fringe programme

5 Mar 2012

Stewart Lee, Jimmy Carr, Rhod Gilbert and more to appear at Fringe 2012

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe has revealed around 60 shows to take place at this year's event in August. The announcement comes weeks before the full line-up announcement on Thu 31 May. Comedy shows form the bulk of the latest show announcements…