The Scotsman 26 October 2021

You will know them as the masterminds behind some of Scotland’s most adventurous theatre productions. For the National Theatre of Scotland, they staged the wordless family show Dragon, a sustained 90 minutes of visual invention presented with the seamlessness of a dream.

That show also played at the Edinburgh International Festival, as did Flight, a production so unusual it was hard to know if you should call it theatre at all. For this one, the audience peered into a giant rotating cylinder as three-dimensional vignettes showing a refugee’s trek across Europe passed before their eyes. Whatever it was, it was a stunning achievement.

Their names are Candice Edmunds and Jamie Harrison and they are the masterminds behind Glasgow’s Vox Motus. Small though their company may be, they have not gone unnoticed. On the contrary, they have been spotted by one of the biggest players in the business. [READ MORE]

By Mark Fisher

MARK FISHER is a freelance theatre critic and feature writer based in Edinburgh and has written about theatre in Scotland since the late-1980s. He is a theatre critic for The Guardian, a former editor of The List magazine and a frequent contributor to the Scotsman and other publications. He is the co-editor of the play anthology Made in Scotland (1995), and the author of The Edinburgh Fringe Survival Guide (2012) and How to Write About Theatre (2015) – all Bloomsbury Methuen Drama. He is also the editor of The XTC Bumper Book of Fun for Boys and Girls and What Do You Call That Noise? An XTC Discovery Book (both Mark Fisher Ltd).