Upper Church @ Summerhall hosted by RBC (Venue 26)
It’s a pertinent question that Rokkur Friggjar – a young company based in Iceland and the UK – asks through a story about teenagers growing up and enlisting to fight an unspecified war.
The glowing cast are admirably committed to their roles, but their heightened, uneven delivery can sometimes feel over-wrought. The simple but, at times, didactic script is full of rich themes that draw parallels with real-life conflicts, past and present. Stripping back the melodrama would allow more time to develop these into a deeper and more thought provoking piece.
Until 14 August. Today 10am.