Author Archive | Mark Ludmon

Glasgow Girls

REVIEW: Glasgow Girls, Assembly Hall, Edinburgh Festival ✭✭✭✭✭

While the musical inevitably simplifies complex issues, it seamlessly integrates some of the debate about Britain’s attitudes towards refugees and asylum seekers. With these issues as relevant today as they were when the show premiered in 2012, Glasgow Girls is a powerful, compelling plea for seeing refugees as people rather than just faceless statistics.

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A Regular Little Houdini at Pleasance Dome

REVIEW: A Regular Little Houdini, Pleasance Dome, Edinburgh Festival ✭✭✭✭

It starts slowly but, through the strength of Llewelyn-Williams’ performance and writing, you are soon gripped by his tale as it builds in excitement, mixing heart-breaking tragedy with uplifting hope about human endurance. Directed by Joshua Richards, it is a beautifully crafted show that casts a spell that stays with you long after it is […]

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