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ED2012 Theatre Review: A Brief History Of Scotland…We Done Loads (DBS Productions)

ED2012 3/5 Reviews ED2012 Theatre Reviews

In ‘A Brief History Of Scotland…We Done Loads’, Sean Connery is God, Robert Burns is a drunk and Mel Gibson knows nothing about Scotland. The show offers some laugh out loud material through a rediscovery of Scotland’s history, culture and place in the world. Most of the best jokes, however, are followed by a monologue from Sean Connery’s voice in periods of darkness, which breaks the rhythm of the show.The more the production progresses, the better it gets, and real humour emerges from their ability to make fun of their home nation. The most suitable description to give this show would be: “it’s nae bad, ken?”

Sweet Grassmarket, 3-24 Aug, 5.00pm.
tw rating 3/5 | [Conor Riordan]

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