Monday, August 3, 2020

Nihilsm meets whimsy and makes the world that bit better.   Be fair.  David O’Doherty’s stated aim of “trying to fix everything that is wrong...

Who better to review kids shows than a kid? Deadline at the Fringe’s youngest reviewer, 6-year-old Gus, is out with his Dad Paul (42) to...
Performance of Shame by Tidy Carnage at Edinburgh Fringe 2017

SHOW TITLE: Shame VENUE: Assembly George Square Studios, until August 28 By CAT TIMONEY   Brought to the festival by Glasgow-based and avowed feminist company, Tidy Carnage, Shame...

High School English takes place in a classroom as four students and their very stressed teacher explore some classic texts and the messages behind them,...

16-year-old Daniel Spargo-Mabbs died in 2014 after taking a lethal dose of MDMA (ecstasy) at a rave. He would have been 21 this year. Playwright...

CREATED by the Spanish company Enebro Teatro, this tribute to the playwright and poet Frederico Gracia Lorca was visually stunning. However, the plot of...
Fish bowl at Edinburgh Festival Fringe

FISHBOWL is an observational tour de force that belts the funny bone at a wildly funny angle from the very go-get. A trio of misfits...

The 16th edition of Edinburgh Art Festival is officially underway, running from 25 July – 25 August 2019 featuring premieres of ambitious new work...

FOLLOWING last year’s huge sell-out festival debut, Britain's biggest theatre-circus has spectacularly returned to Edinburgh and is showcasing the best that traditional circus has...

BY MORAG PHILLIPS   LAURA CARELESS is a performer who catches you in her grip for the entirety of her show. She does it through the...
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The Grand Hall of The Stand’s New Town Theatre is a truly spectacular venue that is fit to serve someone as funny and entertaining...
Melissa George in The Butterfly Tree

By JEAN WEST AWARD-winning writer/director, Priscilla Cameron, weaves a visually vibrant tale of everyday tragedy in The Butterfly Tree, her first feature debut. From the outset...

Happy Lucky Golden Tofu Panda Dragon Good Time Fun Fun Show promises to be the “most Asian” and longest titled Fringe show - but...

An evening full of beats, sketches and unusual story telling The 2 Mouthed Men Show comprises of Daniel Stanger-Cornwell and James Hawley. The duo have...
Vuelos performing at Edinburgh Festival 2017

SHOW TITLE: Vuelos, Aracaladanza, VENUE: Church Hill Theatre, August 11-13   By JEAN WEST     WHEN it came to his fascination with aviation, Leonardo da Vinci - not just...

  Police Cops is a fast-pace comedy that spoofs almost every police show of the 70s and 80s. This parody is a bit like Hot Fuzz...

Picture BBC’s “Live at the Apollo” – the comedians coming on one by one to do short stand-ups in front of a live audience....

Sameer Katz, a stand up comedian moonlighting as a Cambridge PhD History student, brings his third show, Sameer Katz: Treesonous Thoughts, to the Edinburgh...

  FOLLOWING a sell out run in Brighton last year, Red Biscuit Theatre have brought their show The Very Well-Fed Caterpillar to Edinburgh for their debut...

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...
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