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Opera

Gleefully silly: Scottish Opera's Marx in London! reviewed

24 February 2024

9:00 AM

24 February 2024

9:00 AM

Marx in London!

Theatre Royal Glasgow

Cavalleria rusticana/Aleko

Leeds Grand Theatre, then touring until 22 March

A bloke was working the queue outside the Theatre Royal, selling a newspaper called the Communist. ‘Marxist ideas, alive today!’ he shouted into the Glasgow drizzle. Was he part of the show; a Graham Vick-style touch of Total Theatre? In any case, he didn’t seem to be shifting many units.

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