Jo Clifford

REVIEW – The Tree of Knowledge, Traverse Theatre


In Jo Clifford’s poignant yet playful imagining, Adam Smith (Neil McKinven) and David Hume (Gerry Mulgrew) are blessed with an enlightening opportunity to see how their philosophies have borne fruit, as they wake up resurrected in the 21st century. Guided by modern-day Eve (Joanna Tope), their eyes are opened to the result of free thought […]

REVIEW – Every One at the Lyceum Theatre


Five members of a normal family take to the mirrored stage of the Lyceum and face the audience, telling us their thoughts, memories and dreams. As the house lights dim, you think this is perhaps a clever device to deliver a scene-setting character introduction. Over an hour later, as the lights fall on the interval, […]