The Guardian 28 March 2022

If you’re looking for narcissism, Rob Drummond offers it fourfold. His adaptation of Roald Dahl’s 1977 short story is a hall of mirrors in which ego is layered upon ego. Our entry point is 14-year-old Mary, played by a bubbly Eve Buglass, whose mission is to break out of single-figure subscribers on her YouTube channel. With an unwavering belief in her own attractiveness, she waits for the likes to come in while listening to an audiobook. [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).