EDINBURGH | GLASGOW | ABERDEEN | INVERNESS | DUNDEE | PERTH

Nico Marrone

Bio

Nico somehow came into possession of an MScR in Postcolonial Literature from the University of Edinburgh, where he also served as the Film Editor for The Student. Now he writes Theatre reviews in order to keep himself busy.

22 Jun 2019

The Deposit


* * * - -

Icelandic debut about immigration and charity is a strong character piece but still feels lacking.

21 Jun 2019

Gwen


* * * - -

Gwen’s unwillingness to fully commit to its horror or drama results in a disappointing end product.

20 Jun 2019

How to Fake a War


* - - - -

A concept with potential for biting satire is too reliant on unfunny and outdated humour

2 Jun 2019

The Little Bath


* * * - -

Théâtre de Romette crafts a deeply playful and accessible story through its simple premise and imaginative performance.


The Invisible Man


* * * * -

Theater Artemis’ use of puppetry and mime helps to create a charming show suitable for all ages.


Us/Them


* * * * -

A powerful piece on the terrorism experienced by children that engages with its young audience.

20 May 2019

19 May 2019

The Guitar Man


* * - - -

Surrogate Productions’ UK premiere of Jon Fosse’s play is an admirable translation that suffers in its execution.

22 Apr 2019

21 Apr 2019

Cutterhead


* * * * -

A terrifyingly claustrophobic experience that highlights the talents of a freshman director

20 Apr 2019

The Nightshifter


* * - - -

Directorial debut slips into cliche despite the strength of its cast and background elements.

19 Apr 2019

26 Mar 2019

Local Hero


* * * * -

An excellent adaptation of a classic film that is hilarious, heartbreaking and all too relevant.

17 Mar 2019

Maiden


* * * * -

Timely and necessary documentary about determination and female empowerment.


Hannah


* * * - -

Visually stunning, albeit shallow, portrayal of denial and isolation primarily carried by the strength of its star.