Sunday, August 18, 2019

BY BOB CUMMINSCalling My Tribe is an intimate, reminiscing, self-deprecating, entertaining, and relatable show that left us tickled and entertained - but also slightly...

If it wasn’t for the fact that Director ROBERT SOFTLEY GALE had the very impairment that this musical-within-a-musical pokes fun at, it probably wouldn’t...

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...

BY KATHRYN PIERCE In collaboration with @SomewhereEdi Jen Brister: Meaningless, “I was angry in my 20s and now I’m f**king livid.”With her signature confidence, composed delivery and...

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

BY KATHRYN PIERCE In collaboration with @SomewhereEDIBlunt and beautiful, Sod's Law is an afternoon delight.Aristocrat Lord Hicks seems to know a thing or two...

BY JEAN WESTEven though I thought I had a certain insight into Réversible, the European debut Fringe dish served up by The (extraordinary) 7...

BY BOB CUMMINSAn enthusiastic, exciting and highly entertaining battle of riotous dancers in a police state.A silver bucket and a battery operated drill...

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...

At first I was worried it wasn't going to be funny, and then it was quite funny, and then it went far beyond a...

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

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 @SomewhereEDIPlucking brilliant! Sirens is a roar for the silent minorities, with guts, glitter and gumption. You need it in...
Movie review of Eaten By Lions

BY JEAN WESTEATEN By Lions is the story of two half-brothers with a complicated past - namely that their parents came to a sticky...
Screen grab from James Kelman movie, Dirt Road to Lafayette

By JEAN WESTIN MANN Booker prize-winning author James Kelman’s first foray into screen writing, his literacy and love of traditional American music from Creole...
Film review. Steve Coogan and Paul Rudd in Ideal Home

By JEAN WESTSLICK, sassy and genuinely funny throughout, Ideal Home teams Paul Rudd (Paul) with Steve Coogan (Erasmus), as an embittered gay couple who...
Melissa George in The Butterfly Tree

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