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Kirsty McGrory

Bio

Kirsty McGrory is a writer based in Edinburgh. She graduated from the University of Edinburgh with a degree in English Literature in 2008. Her niche obsessions include, but are not limited to: 1970s cinema; 17th century Scottish witch trials; The Fall (band, season, damned Lapsarian state); true crime podcasts; Victoria Woodhull; former Greek finance minister, Yanis Varoufakis; crippling existential dread; gratuitous listing; The Oxford comma, and inappropriately emotive trip advisor reviews.

9 Dec 2018

Wendy and Peter Pan


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Hickson’s adaptation of J.M. Barrie’s classic tale is a glittering spectacle that is full of heart.

8 Dec 2018

Mouthpiece


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Brutal and riveting tirade against social inequality brings O’Loughlin’s time at the Traverse to a thrilling end.

4 Dec 2018

1 Dec 2018

Suspiria


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Attempt to modernise Argento’s 70s classic is enjoyable, if unwieldy

28 Nov 2018

13 Nov 2018

29 Oct 2018

27 Oct 2018

Aidan Moffat & RM Hubbert


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“Sadness with a semi” shtick conceals genius of exciting new work and witty rapport charms audience

25 Oct 2018

Macbeth


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Despite its novel setting and soundscape, too many missed opportunities blur Rufus Norris’ vision.

14 Oct 2018

Mandy


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Nicolas Cage is resplendent in grotesque self-parody

30 Sep 2018

Lucky


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Harry Dean Stanton’s swan song is touching and triumphant

16 Sep 2018

Cold War


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Mesmerising depiction of tragic romance in post-war Europe

26 Aug 2018


24 Aug 2018