The Drift – Traverse Theatre

The Drift is a spoken word piece written and performed by Hannah Lavery. It gorgeously asserts the active nature of history in Scotland today. In 2014, Lavery’s father died just when they were starting to talk after a period of estrangement. In The Drift, Lavery explores how her uncertain relationship with her father informed and defined her relationship with Scotland as a person of ‘mixed’ ethnicity, and how that link is just as important today as it ever was.

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(Can This Be) Home – Traverse

When I walked into the Traverse to see (Can This Be) Home, I can honestly say I had no idea what to expect. I was refreshingly pleased and thoughtful when I left the theatre. Though I knew that the play was on the topic of Brexit, over the past few weeks however the whirlwind of news had gotten away from me, so I was quite a blank slate as an audience member when coming into the theatre.

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