PRESS

SPECTRETOWN

 

“captivating...a skillful, contained energy right to its last moment”

TV Bomb

 

“Like a Doric Eugene O'Neill...a deep and troubling resonance”

All Edinburgh Theatre

 

Incredibly well-written...visually stimulating, musically compelling...this work expresses a grand ambition

The List

 

 

 Click for 'Dialect action: The Edinburgh show giving Scotland a voice' (The Guardian)

 

Click to hear Elspeth talking about SpectreTown on Scots Language Radio


 

 

THE IDIOT AT THE WALL

 

“A confident, gripping dramatic narrative, and a magnificent score of Hebridean music and song...there's a glorious central performance from Turner”

Joyce McMillan, The Scotsman  

 

 

“The performances are strong throughout, with Elspeth Turner heart-stealing as Odhran”

Ronald Black, Gaelic Editor, The Scotsman  

 


“This play is going to run for  a long, long time”

Ronald Black, Gaelic Editor, The Scotsman  

 


“stunning, elegiac  and poignant”

Thom Dibdin, The Stage   

 


“… heart-rending tale… it’s akin to a Gael’s version of a Greek tragedy.”  

Barry Gordon, Edinburgh Evening News 

 


“You will be swept away, mysteriously set adrift on a raft of ancient fable and folklore, spellbound…”

Broadway Baby

 

 
“a heartbreaking legend…  brilliantly performed”

Three Weeks  

 


“Exceptional new writing… perfectly executed”

Edfringereview.com 

 


“A lovingly told story of crofters that creates a magical island on stage”

British Theatre Guide

 

 

Talking about The Idiot at the Wall on The Culture Studio, BBC Radio Scotland

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Culture Studio 2013 - Janice Forsyth
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