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Medicine 4****

August 15, 2021 |

A play written and directed by Irish playwright Enda Walsh and presented by Landmark Productions and Galway International Arts Festival at the Traverse Theatre as part of the International Festival. Medicine is inspired by what Walsh describes as ‘Ireland’s complex … Read More

Fear of Roses 4****

August 15, 2021 |

Black Bat productions bring this thriller to Edinburgh which has delicious tinges of a 1940s film noir. Tabby and Nicolette are university friends whose career paths have diverged in their levels of success but have converged at their place of … Read More

I Am Not Victoria Wood 4****

August 14, 2021 |

What does a Victoria Wood tribute act do when the work dries up? This dilemma forces Maddie North, runner up to Lennie Henry in ‘Better Than The Real Thing’, into a box room at her mother’s house. To keep her … Read More

The End Of The Line – Aireborne Theatre 3***

August 14, 2021 |

Leeds University’s Aireborne Theatre have brought this production to Edinburgh, recounting the story of a railway platform encounter of two lost souls, Tom and Marley. At first Tom’s Cornish friendliness is met with suspicion and disdain by Marley, but as … Read More

You Bury Me 4****

August 14, 2021 |

A rehearsed reading of You Bury Me presented by Paines Plough, Ellie Keel Productions and 45 North at the Royal Lyceum Theatre as part of the International Festival. The play is set in post-Arab-Spring Cairo and features six distinct characters, … Read More

Paul Currie: TEET 4****

August 13, 2021 |

A bearded man in a blue velour catsuit and a pair of stylish ankle boots leads an audience whose collective accent is both creepy and vaguely Liverpudlian through a show equal parts anarchy, cult, and giddy delight. Mr Currie’s comedy … Read More

Esther Manito #NotAllMen 4****

August 11, 2021 |

The delightful Ms Manito greeted us at the door and said goodbye from there at the end, and the bit in between was accomplished and smoothly delivered and not at all like a sixth-ever performance, performed without the benefit of … Read More

Bacon – Pip Utton 5*****

August 11, 2021 |

This year’s fringe is blessed with another stand out performance by Pip Utton. On a sunny afternoon in the Pleasance Rear Courtyard venue, Pip enthralled his audience with his fascinating portrayal of Francis Bacon. As the audience arrived at the … Read More

The Red – 4****

August 25, 2019 |

A new play by Marcus Brigstocke, his writing and directing debut, and very much a personal piece of work, given his own past addictions. The setting is the interior of a wine cellar into which enters Benedict, played by Sam … Read More

So You Think You’re Funny 2019 Grand Final

August 24, 2019 |

It was back in the mists of time, well 1988 actually, that Gilded Balloon Grande Dame Karen Koren instigated what is arguably the premier comedy competition for new acts and over the years it has grown in stature. The alumni … Read More