Rose (3 stars)

This article is from 2011


Oblique drama on father daughter relationship partly successful

As a vehicle for Art Malik’s powerful and practised acting skills, this oblique drama about a father and daughter’s troubled relationship is strongly successful. His daughter Keira, however, is quite shrill when playing a child. But the play’s theme of identity takes so long to emerge fully that at times the show seems a little directionless, despite the taut structure and stylish staging.

Pleasance Courtyard, 556 6550, until 29 Aug , 5.25pm, £13.50–£14.50 (£12.50–£13.50).

Rose (starring Keira and Art Malik)

  • 3 stars

Award-winning film and theatre star Art Malik (The Jewel in the Crown, A Passage to India, True Lies, Holby City, Upstairs Downstairs) makes his Edinburgh debut alongside daughter Keira. From acclaimed young writer Hywel John following the New York transfer of his celebrated debut Pieces, comes this powerful new drama…

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