Saturday, July 20, 2019

BY BOB CUMMINS Jesse Norman. the Parliamentary Under-Secretary for the Department for Transport at the Edinburgh Book Festival to promote his latest book, Adam Smith...

BY MORAG PHILLIPS Having already been to see Love Cycle OCD and gasping to see more of this innovative and soul scratching choreography, I had...

Ok so admittedly, I was intrigued by this show because like many other Brits with a claim to Irish citizenship, I’ve recently discovered that...

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

Hilariously silly, and slightly educational theatre that is enjoyable for all. Written and performed by KAREN HOUGE and DAVID TANN, Last Hive, involves the...
Leaf by Niggle, April 2016, Puppet State Theatre Companyvideo

SHOW TITLE: Leaf by Niggle VENUE: Red Bridge Arts, Scottish Storytelling Centre until August 28 (Even dates). BY JEAN WEST It’s a beautiful tale, JRR Tolkien's  short...

BY KATHRYN PIERCE In collaboration with @SomewhereEDI A surreal and queer box of delights that packs a punch and challenges you not be shocked - I still...

Happy Lucky Golden Tofu Panda Dragon Good Time Fun Fun Show promises to be the “most Asian” and longest titled Fringe show - but...
Benjamin Clementine on stage at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017

SHOW TITLE: Benjamin Clementine VENUE: Festival Theatre, Edinburgh International Festival. By JEAN WEST   You can see why Benjamin Clementine might have got on some people’s nerves early...
Review of the Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo by dance critic, Morag Phillips for Deadline News

Despite the hilarity, this all-male ballet troupe are technically brilliant By MORAG PHILLIPS LES BALLETS Trockadero de Monte Carlo, are an all male dance company who...

BY BOB CUMMINS A comic from the start, kids laugh hysterically as Ade Edmondson dances sideways on to the stage and continues right back off...
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 JEAN WEST Joan Wasser of Joan As Policewoman, from across the pond in New York, had a notion of what Leith was all about before her recent visit. The dynamic...

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 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...
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...
Acrtress Jessie Buckley as the lead character in movie, Wild Rose - review by Jean West for Deadline News

Acrtress Jessie Buckley as the lead character in movie, Wild Rose Uplifting and heart-fracturing fable worthy of a...
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...
Actor Stephen McGann - a review of his appearance at Edinburgh International Book Festival

EVENT: Stephen McGann - Flesh and Blood: A History of My Family in Seven Maladies (Simon and Schuster) VENUE: Baillie Gifford Main Theatre, Edinburgh International...
Nothing, by Faux Theatre at the Manipulate Festival in Edinburgh, 2018

The Manipulate Visual Theatre Festival is a celebration of puppetry, animation and visual theatre in Scotland. It took place in Edinburgh's Traverse Theatre from...
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