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A suspicious death at the workplace and loner security guard Nick Prentice is hauled in, Kafka style, for interrogation. Detective Crichton believes he's got Prentice bang to rights. Nick's handwritten seedy wee 'stories' seem to nail him to the crime. Is Prentice complicit in the death of two-bit shoplifter Gary Glover? Will Hollywood's uber babe Scarlett Johansson rescue our unlikely antihero? Taggart meets David Lynch in this uproarious, underworld whodunnit, reworking the hardboiled crime thriller for our times. ‘Beautifully written.’ ★★★★ (Herald). ‘Poetic genius … brilliantly directed … performance of a lifetime.’ ★★★★ (Scotsman). Ages 14+.
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Angels19 Aug 2012
Powerful monologue with a stunning central performance
Save for a single hanging strip-light, the studio space at the Traverse is so utterly bare that you begin to suspect the audience has been the victim of a cruel practical joke. But then actor Iain Robertson appears and strikes up the opening passages of…
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