The Scotsman 26 April 2022

Picture: Mihaela Bodlovic

Audiences are being treated to a double helping of director Kolbrún Björt Sigfúsdóttir at Glasgow’s Tron Theatre this spring. No sooner has the dust settled on Me And My Sister Tell Each Other Everything, an excellently acted two-hander she presented in the studio, than she is moving into the main theatre to stage debbie tucker green’s hang.

The scheduling is an accident of pandemic-related timing, but it provides a welcome opportunity to see one of Scotland’s most intelligent young directors scale up. “I’m learning so much, which is great,” she says. “Both of them demand precision from the actors and both are technically challenging, but in very different ways.” [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).