fri 24/01/2020

David Kettle

Articles By David Kettle

theartsdesk in Orkney: St Magnus Festival 2018 - choral music to the fore

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City of Ghosts review - chilling but inspiring report on Syria's citizen journalists

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Score review - breathless dash through music and film

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The Islands and the Whales review - masterful, sensitive eco-documentary

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Scott and Sid review - self-absorbed vanity project

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DVD: Boy

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Love, Cecil review - poignant, inspiring, and very sad

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Tabula Rasa, Traverse Theatre review - honest, compassionate, but not always convincing

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The Reagan Show review - engaging but frustrating

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Lammermuir Festival 2017 review - rich and deeply rewarding

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What Shadows, Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh review - compelling, urgent, unashamedly provocative

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Edinburgh Fringe 2017 review: Concerto for Comedian and Orchestra - gentle, old-fashioned humour

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Moon Dogs review - gritty, refreshing and very funny

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Edinburgh Festival 2017 review: Iestyn Davies, AAM - exquisite and enlightening

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Edinburgh Festival 2017 review: Verdi's Macbeth - exhilarating and overwhelming

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Edinburgh Festival 2017 reviews: Meet Me at Dawn / The Shape of the Pain / Wild Bore

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