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

Emergence: Undocumented and Strange Rocks

Emergence: Undocumented and Strange Rocks

Mull Theatre’s duo of new online plays powerfully explore themes of hope and purpose
The Harvest

The Harvest

Glasgow community arts project involving dance, music and food becomes a profound and timely celebration of togetherness
The Portal podcast: 'We have to think that one day we’ll do this in front of an audience'

The Portal podcast: 'We have to think that one day we’ll do this in front of an audience'

Creating an immersive podcast in lockdown, which captures the club culture of the 1990s, has presented challenges for writer and composer Martin Green, director Wils Wilson and dramaturg David Greig, but as they tell David Pollock, the experience has only made them more excited for when the show can finally be performed on stage
Pop-up opera

Pop-up opera

Light-hearted but soulful performances in Scottish Opera’s free outdoor show
Virtual Edinburgh Fringe 2020: Week 3

Virtual Edinburgh Fringe 2020: Week 3

The movement to bring theatre to our screens while Edinburgh stages are dark welcomes the Traverse’s exciting digital programme
Virtual Edinburgh Fringe 2020: Week 2

Virtual Edinburgh Fringe 2020: Week 2

The virtual Edinburgh Fringe continues with a rave in a shed, the story of the shot that started a war, and poignant reminders of a lost normality
Virtual Edinburgh Fringe 2020: Week 1

Virtual Edinburgh Fringe 2020: Week 1

The first week of the ad hoc, virtual Edinburgh Fringe begins slowly, with innovative live and online experience, and a prayer for those who create
Beautiful Boy/After Miss Georgina Ballantine

Beautiful Boy/After Miss Georgina Ballantine

Pitlochry Festival Theatre’s Shades of Tay, a theatrical celebration of the river that defines its local area, migrates online
Virtual fringe: how theatremakers have moved the Edinburgh festival online

Virtual fringe: how theatremakers have moved the Edinburgh festival online

For the first time in its 73-year history, the Edinburgh Fringe will not take place as an official live event in 2020. But this has not deterred companies and venues from developing creative online solutions. They speak to David Pollock about adapting to the pandemic, crowdfunding and the appetite for change in the sector
Electric Dreams Festival

Electric Dreams Festival

An oasis for anyone who thirsts for the live experience
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