The Guardian 20 August 2021

If this were a regular show it would be something like One Million Tiny Plays About Britain, the adaptation of Craig Taylor’s micro-dramas originally serialised in the Guardian. The characters of Eavesdropping include an exploited care worker, a woman in the grip of sexual arousal and a couple recalling the clubs and pubs of their youth. Together, they form a snapshot of urban life.

But this is not a regular show. Rather, it’s part of ThickSkin’s Walk This Play franchise, adding to versions in Manchester, Ancoats and Huddersfield, in which you listen on headphones while walking an hour-long circuit through the city. [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).