Saturday, May 25, 2019
The image shows a shot of the production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at the Playhouse Theatre in Edinburgh. (C) Pamela Raith

(C) Pamela Raith Photography By Simone Medonos Photo by Pamela Raith Photography

BY JEAN WEST   This sweet show for kids is something of a departure for the epic Fringe talent that is Le Gateau Chocolat. Hans Christian Andersen’s...

How To Drink Wine Like A Wanker, is a hilarious journey with Anna Thomas as she tells her autobiographical story about how she became...

“It’s much better shitfaced, don’t you think?” I’m not convinced. Five classically trained Shakespearean actors, one of whom had supposedly drunk ¾ of a...
Author Maggie O'Farrell at Edinburgh International Book Festival

EVENT: Maggie O’Farrell: This Must Be The Place (Tinder Press) VENUE: Baillie Gifford Tent, Edinburgh International Book Festival     By JEAN WEST WHEN the already well-loved author Maggie O’Farrell...

BY MORAG PHILLIPS   Love Cycle OCD, is one of two works at this year’s Edinburgh International Festival brought to us by choreographer SHARON EYAL and multi-media...
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...

BY KATHRYN PIERCE In collaboration with @SomewhereEDI Blink, from Squabbling House Theatre, is the story of two parallel lives, Sophie (LIDDIE HARPER) and Esther (ANGEL LLOYD),...
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...

L-R: Luke Walsh as 'Drew' Lucas Rush as 'Lonny' and Kevin Kennedy as 'Dennis' in ROCK OF AGES. (C) Richard Davenport

BY JOY HADDEN Nevermind the must see, this silent disco is a must do! I became part of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival for one hour...
Actor Gareth Morrison plays Burns in front of Museum of The Moon, St Giles' Cathedral as part of Burns&Beyond Festival

Edinburgh has a new festival - and it's a braw addition to the city's cultural offering Actor playing...

The WW1 Wardrobe Project is an immersive performance, in which audience members are invited to imagine what their own lives may have been like...

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...

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   Flaming Theatre’s Really Want to Hurt Me is a solo theatre piece which tells the story of a 15-year-old...

BY SIMONE MEDONOS I still have my parent’s Simon & Garfunkel Greatest Hits cassette tape; it was one of three albums on rotation in my Dad’s...
Andy Cannon in Is This A Dagger The Story of Macbethvideo

SHOW TITLE: Is This A Dagger? The Story of Macbeth VENUE: Red Bridge Arts, Scottish Storytelling Centre – August 11-20 (not 17) BY JEAN WEST           Andy Cannon...

By Kathryn Pierce In collaboration with @SomewhereEdi A witty, well-observed and heartfelt tribute. Returning to the Fringe after a sell-out run in autumn last year, Love...

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...
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