Thursday, September 19, 2019

SHOW TITLE:  I Swear, Tom Stade VENUE: Gilded Balloon Teviot, until August 27 By WULLIE MARR     I SWEAR, the title of Tom Stade's first Edinburgh Fringe show for...

BY SIMONE MEDONOS Reginald D Hunter glides in and out of edgy storytelling at his Pleasance show, Reginald D Hunter: An American Facing the Beast and...
Male swans in Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake

Male swans are magnificent, alluring - and utterly terrifying By MORAG PHILLIPS NO-ONE seeing this spectacular production for the first time, can be prepared for the...

BY SIMONE MEDONOS Whilst attending a Gala Dinner hosted by Boycie and Marlene, chaos ensues upon the arrival of Del Boy, Rodney and Uncle Albert. Only...

BY JEAN WEST Even though I thought I had a certain insight into Réversible, the European debut Fringe dish served up by The (extraordinary) 7...
5 Guys Chillin', a play about gay chemsex at Edinburgh Fringe

SHOW TITLE: 5 Guys Chillin' VENUE: Assembly Roxy (Venue 139), Aug 17-22, 24-27   By ANGUS MITCHELL THIS provocative theatre performance, based on events in Clapham, London, is fuelling dialogue...
My Leonard Cohen at the Edinburgh Fringe 2017

SHOW TITLE: My Leonard Cohen VENUE: Assembly Rooms, until 27 August, 7.45pm. By JEAN WEST   OK, so I guess it was my own fault for going to...
Can can dancer from Moulin Rouge launch Toulouse Lautrec exhibition in Edinburgh, Scotland, October 2018

Flamboyant and debauched Lautrec's work celebrated at vibrant Scottish exhibition By JEAN WEST HIS STORY could have been more tragic; a promising artist whose growth, stunted...

  The stage is set with a Keyboard and a microphone, How to Be a Bad Girl - A Debaucherous Night with Sabrina Chap, is a...

BY JOY HADDEN If any stand up comedian can prey on a sold out audience at Assembly Hall, Jason Byrne can; the "big paddy wack...

I didn’t realise how much I’d missed Sex and The City in my life until I saw KERRY IPEMA’s one woman parody show, in...

BY BOB CUMMINS The last Saturday in August is reserved for one of the largest busking events in Europe. Edinburgh’s Big Beach Busk brings together...
Joana Vasoncelos at Jupiter Artland

As it celebrates its 10th anniversary, JEAN WEST discovers exactly why Jupiter Artland sculpture park holds such a power of attraction   THE ROAD to Jupiter...

BY JOY HADDEN Having recently turned 50, Jason Donovan’s Amazing Midlife Crisis is a show more about his past successes than any crisis, or future direction;...

BY KATHRYN PIERCE In collaboration with @SomewhereEDI Plucking brilliant! Sirens is a roar for the silent minorities, with guts, glitter and gumption. You need it in...

(C) Manuel Harlan By Simone Medonos The Royal Shakespeare Company’s production of Roald Dahl’s Matilda...

Blowfish Theatre Company are making satire great again in a truly tremendous fashion. On stage a not-so-orange Donald Trump exclaimed that the press would...

BY KATHRYN PIERCE In collaboration with @SomewhereEDI   Last night's offering at The Pleasance came from Suzi Ruffell, fresh from her travels and back at the Fringe...

Narcissist in the Mirror is a powerful piece of theatre, which is both acerbic and poetic in its lyrical writing, making it ever more engaging...

BY MORAG PHILLIPS Dome Nights was one of the most relaxing 45 minutes I have had in a long time. This experience was a zephyr...
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