Ros MacKenzie

Articles by Ros MacKenzie:

Fintan O’Toole at the Book Festival

It should be a mandatory obligation for everyone in this beleaguered island, caught up in the constitutional chaos that is Brexit, to listen to an hourlong debate with Fintan O’Toole.

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Mythos: Men

Stephen Fry has taken on this year’s marathon Festival project, bringing us his version of the myths and legends of Ancient Greece.

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Growing Old Gracefully

Sunday lunchtime seemed a good moment to pop into the Book Festival to hear two writers discussing their books on ageing in an interview with Sheena McDonald.

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Anna Pasternak: Untitled

Wallis Simpson has usually had a somewhat negative press. She is most often regarded as the man- hunter who caused the abdication, the twice divorced social climber eager to snare her Prince and her place in the British monarchy.

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Oedipus

The Internationaal Theater Amsterdam brings us this year’s big blockbuster of a drama with director Robert Icke’s version of “Oedipus”; the hero updated to a present day politician on the eve of his party gaining power.

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Red Dust Road

The memoir of Scots poet, Jackie Kay, has been adapted for the stage by Tanika Gupta and brought to the Edinburgh Festival by The National Theatre of Scotland and HOME Manchester.

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