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David Pollock

David Pollock

Biography

David Pollock is an arts writer based in Edinburgh. He has written about theatre for the Stage, the Scotsman, the Independent, the List, the i, Financial Times and others

Recent Articles

Meet Jan Black

Meet Jan Black

The Gaiety’s ambitiously technical attempt to create a streaming ensemble piece during Covid times is drawn together by the magnetic Maureen Beattie
Jemima Levick: ‘A Play, a Pie and a Pint is a machine making new plays – it’s what I love’

Jemima Levick: ‘A Play, a Pie and a Pint is a machine making new plays – it’s what I love’

After four years running Stellar Quines, Jemima Levick this week takes over influential new-writing theatre A Play, a Pie and a Pint. She tells David Pollock about her ambitions to test the boundaries of what lunchtime theatre can be
Angela

Angela

The first instalment in Edinburgh Royal Lyceum and Pitlochry Festival Theatre’s Sound Stage audio series is an intimate letter of love and appreciation from Mark Ravenhill to his late mother
Grid Iron’s Ben Harrison: ‘It’s a chance to grow together again – it’s profoundly creative and healing’

Grid Iron’s Ben Harrison: ‘It’s a chance to grow together again – it’s profoundly creative and healing’

Known for his work with Edinburgh-based site-specific company Grid Iron, director Ben Harrison tells David Pollock about adapting to Covid restrictions and creating Chalk Walk, in which an actor takes one stranger on an hour-long journey
Ali the Magic Elf

Ali the Magic Elf

Clowning, music and gentle Christmas fun for younger theatregoers, in a streaming show made for those with and without hearing loss
Oh Yes We Are!

Oh Yes We Are!

Perth Theatre’s replacement Zoom pantomime delivers the experience to your home with humour, poignancy and perfect choreography
High Man Pen Meander

High Man Pen Meander

The centenary of Glasgow’s poet laureate Edwin Morgan is celebrated with a beautifully busy, filmed promenade through the city’s Tron Theatre
The Magic of Christmas

The Magic of Christmas

Pitlochry’s charming seasonal show for younger audiences, The Magic of Christmas, survives a necessary transition from the promenade to the small screen
The Journey

The Journey

Illusionist Scott Silven’s mould-breaking, interactive online show for the Traverse Theatre becomes a theatrical quest for human connection
Hannah Lavery: ‘I have learned to lean in, to think that everything I’m doing is for a tiny room’

Hannah Lavery: ‘I have learned to lean in, to think that everything I’m doing is for a tiny room’

The award-winning poet, playwright and performer talks about almost relinquishing her dream of a career in theatre, liking the idea of ‘fusion fiction’, and why her play Lament for Sheku Bayoh feels more urgent and timely than ever
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