In a Thousand Pieces
This article is from 2008.
No one should rush to the Paper Birds company in search of an incisive analysis of human trafficking. Despite drawing on verbatim material, In a Thousand Pieces tells you nothing you didn't already know about Eastern European women being sold into prostitution. What the company does provide, however, is an imaginative piece of physical theatre that tackles the issue with wit, verve and compassion.
Gilded Balloon Teviot, 668 1633, until 25 Aug, 1.45pm, £9–£10 (£8–£9).