Linlithgow Players delivered their opening night of the Double Bill with gritty powerful performances in The Cagebirds by David Campton and Three More Sleepless Nights by Caryl Churchill.I was gripped as the Wild One played by Judy railed against the prison cage and the incapacity of the prisoners to accept her offer of freedom. A very strong and convincing performance within the limitations of low budget. But the minimal set worked extremely well to convey the bleakness and quiet terror, the sad denouement an allegory of our own caged lives?In three more Sleepless nights the set- a bedroom and double bed conveyed the three successive couples through brilliantly portrayed anger and desolation, fear and hope threading the lives of the three couples around whose angst the story loops.Edge of the set hard edged and bitter sweet emotions perfectly portrayed. Well Done!
Average rating 5/5 from 1 review of Linlithgow Academy Theatre.
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