The Trojans

Theatre (drama, tragedy)

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  • Accessibility:
    Audio enhancement system
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    May not apply to all performances. You'll find more information about accessibile performances and how to book tickets in the accessibility tab below.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years
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Description

Directed by Victoria Beesley. Adapted by Mariem Omari from Euripides. A brand-new, haunting and uplifting adaptation of Euripides’ great anti-war tragedy, The Trojans, written and acted by a cast of Syrian refugees living in Glasgow. With original writing by the cast. Translated by Alaa Saloum and Sanaa Al Froukh. 'Intimate... Moving... Startling' **** (List). Produced by Trojan Women Scotland CIC with Terra Incognita and Platform. English and Arabic with sur-titles.

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  • Audio enhancement system
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
  • Accessible entry: Lift from foyer to third floor. Level access from there to auditorium.
  • Wheelchair access type: Building Lift

  • Stairs: Information not supplied

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Sean Davis 14 days ago

The Trojans (****)
Using excerpts of Euripides play about the suffering of the Trojan citizens after their defeat as a touchstone, a large cast of Syrian immigrants to Scotland tell of their experiences in Syria, and in their new home. The Greek’s words and the Syrians own laments resonate perfectly. I found it heartwarming to see their children run on the stage at the end.

This was the 16th most enjoyable of the 54 shows I have seen so far this year. You may see my other three-sentence reviews, in order from most enjoyable to worst, at my non-commercial website: www.fringefan.com.


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The Wee Review (4/5 stars) 8 days ago

Following their debut at Platform in Glasgow back in February 2019, the cast of Terra Incognita’s show The Trojans have made their way to Edinburgh for a one-off performance of their Euripidean-inspired play at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre. Understated in its design, the real-life experiences recounted by the ensemble...

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FringeReview 12 days ago

In the large Pentland Theatre at the EICC, the show starts as the audience walks in. There are two large sets of white steps and raised seating areas on stage. Groups of women and men arrive and mingle. We seem to be in a market, and as the actors group...

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