Harpy - Underbelly Cowgate

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Suzanna Rosenthal for Something for the Weekend
By Edfringe18 - 22nd Aug 2018

Sue Pollard stars in this one woman show about a hoarder, a woman with a past caught up in a round of mental instability, social care and complaints. Unfortunately, the delivery of the piece lacks variation and depth - the words are worn on the outside rather than coming from within the character and the sound effects bear no spatial relationship to the piece. As a consequence, it is impossible to  believe in either the outside world which imposes on the main character or in the extra characters that she tries to project. Weak in text and direction this piece just didn't hang together.


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