Sunday, January 24, 2021

MUSICAL – Friendsical – The Friends musical parody at Assembly Festival

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What could anyone possibly not to love about a musical parodying one of the best shows of all times?  I'M not sure if this...

COMEDY – Nina Gilligan – Broad Shoulders at Just the Tonic

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I STRONGLY suggest you join Nina Gilligan as she takes you through the story of her turbulent childhood, and revel in her brutal honesty...

THEATRE – Lorca: A Theatre Beneath the Sand

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

PHYSICAL THEATRE – The Solitary Journey of Guan Yu

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RETELLING the legend of the Chinese hero Guan Yu, this production was packed with power, ferocity and some interesting artistic features.It’s a shame the...

COMEDY – Madam Señorita: Espousa at Boteco

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PAULA Valluerca (aka Madame Señorita) walked out onto the stage clad in her cheerleader’s uniform with a smile on her face and got up...

MUSICAL – What Does Love Mean to You?

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THIS very simple story exploring family, grief and healing was touching in places, but was a bit too thin to feel genuine. The length...
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COMEDY – Frank Sanazi – Ocean’s Nein at The Voodoo Rooms

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FRANK Sanazi, Dean Stalin and Saddami Davis Jr take to the stage in Edinburgh for a night of swinging, politically incorrect cabaret. These characters...

MUSICAL – Islander: A New Musical at Summerhall

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A DECEPTIVELY simple performance, Islander: A New Musical is a contemporary take on epic story-telling and traditional Scottish music.Set on the fictional Scottish island...

COMEDY – Jason Byrne: Wrecked but ready

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BOUNDING on stage like a labrador on speed wearing ‘bouncy yoke moon boots’, Jason Byrne is a wrecking ball that, perhaps his sold out...

CABARET – Musik at Assembly Rooms Bijou

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BY MICHAEL RUSSELLMULTI award-winning actress Frances Barber, booms out to the audience in a slightly aggressive and very much in-your-face style as she stars...

THEATRE – Who Is Daniel King? at Assembly Rooms

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Is Daniel King the dancing queen? He is so endearingly engrossed in himself and his desires and dreams to become a dancer.While friends and...

COMEDY – Daniel Sloss: X at the Edinburgh Playhouse

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It’s no secret to Scotland that Daniel Sloss is brilliant.His opening night at the Edinburgh Playhouse was electric. The comedian blazed his way through...

THEATRE – Hitler’s Tasters, Greenside at Infirmary Street

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BASED on a true story, this timely and unexpectedly funny play cleverly examines the experiences of ordinary young people living under and participating in...
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COMEDY – Pierre Novellie: You’re expected to Care at Pleasance Courtyard

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PIERRE Novellie is a professional. With a versatile knowledge of current affairs, a peculiar Etonian charisma and a keen observational eye, Novellie ensures little...
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Nicola Sturgeon: “I’m not actively working with Corbyn on a no confidence vote”

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POLITICS dominated the discussion between First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and award-winning Scottish sports journalist Graham Spiers during ‘In Conversation with… Nicola Sturgeon’ at the...

COMEDY – Heidi Kills Time at the Pleasance Courtyard

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BBC New Comedy Award winner, Heidi Regan returns to the fringe with Heidi Kills Time a far more conventional approach to stand-up.Lined with daft humour...
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THEATRE – Lucrece at the Space Niddry St

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WILLIAM Shakespeare's The Rape of Lucrece is a narrative poem about the Roman historical figure Lucretia, whose rape by Prince Tarquin caused the overthrow of...

THEATRE – Coma at Summerhall

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“Nothing will happen to you, but you will feel different..” States a disembodied voice as you begin immersive theatre experience, Coma.Over the course of...

COMEDY: Arthur Smith: SYD at the Pleasance Courtyard

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IN ‘SYD’ Arthur Smith will take you back in time as he recounts the unknown, extraordinary life of his father. Smith, who will be...

THEATRE – The South Afreakins at the Space on the Mile

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IMPI Theatre Company returns to Edinburgh with their hilarious, heart-breaking exploration of marriage, grief, and the immigrant experience.Writer and actor Robyn Paterson created The...
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