If there is one company well suited to adapting to the Covid pandemic it is Grid Iron. The Edinburgh specialist in site-responsive theatre is never seen in the same place twice. Inviting us to a woodland corner where we sit on socially distanced tree stumps is the kind of thing it would have done anyway.
Here, in the grounds of a National Trust for Scotland property, the pretext is Doppler, a satirical novel by Norwegian writer Erlend Loe. Published in 2004, it’s about a man having a mid-life crisis prompted by the death of his father. Packing in the frictions of family life, he opts to live in a tent. [read more]