CRASH is a fast-paced, punchy production that keeps you guessing beyond the hour-long run time.
Traverse, Cambridge Street
A tale of a market trader, the title contains some clue as to the content. But this play is full of twists and turns - saying anything more would spoil the surprise - and grips throughout.
It’s a love letter to the unpredictability of high finance, a study of a man under pressure, a touching consideration of the consequences of grief and an exploration of the human capacity for coping, caring and not caring less.
This is a taut and elegant show. A sparse set with careful lighting and sound design build a sense of brooding menace.
Actor Jamie Michie delivers an incredibly accomplished performance, wringing every drop of bullish defiance and gentle pathos out of the script.
His study of a man struggling to cope is careful and considered and enthralling to watch.
Andy Duffy’s script is a delight.
Spare and pointed and at times, very funny (Toby, he says, “isn’t a great name for a spiritual instructor”).
This monologue takes you on a journey to a place you don’t expect and leaves you wanting more.
In the best possible way.
Until 30 August