Glory on Earth (2017)

Linda MacLean

Venue: Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh
Company: Royal Lyceum Theatre Company
Director: David Greig
Designer: Karen Tennent

Photos: Drew Farrell


Press Quotes

the production looks and sounds a treat as Simon Wilkinson’s lighting dissects the space with rock’n’roll severity

Mark Fisher, The Guardian

The production is visually always compelling, with Karen Tennent’s stark staging brought to life by Simon Wilkinson’s evocative lighting design

Allan Radcliffe, The Times

Karen Tennent's cool, open design of Gothic arches, lit with glistening intensity by Simon Wilkinson

Thom Dibdin, The Stage

a breathtakingly beautiful stage pageant in black, white and richly-coloured light, whose style effortlessly bridges the centuries between then and now

Joyce MacMillan, The Scotsman

the technical side of the production is pretty much faultless. [...] helped greatly by Karen Tennent’s strikingly sparse set design and Simon Wilkinson’s penetrating lighting

Hugh Simpson, All Edinburgh Theatre

beautiful suggestions of arches from Karen Tennent matched by the bold, painterly lighting by Simon Wilkinson

Paul F Cockburn, Broadway Baby