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UKIP! The Musical – 4 stars ****

August 31, 2015 |

It had to happen some time and here we are with a satirical musical kind of based on the rise of Nigel Farage. I’ve seen some complaints that this show is vulgar, crude, racist etc. but that’s the point. Just … Read More

Hedwig and the Angry Inch – 4 stars ****

August 29, 2015 |

Hedwig is now a cult Fringe classic, having been performed several times over the past few years and ironically usually in this venue.

This production, more than the others I have seen, had very good audience interaction and despite the … Read More

Cult – 4 stars ****

August 29, 2015 |

Cult is an interesting new piece of musical theatre, a collection of monologues and songs relating to different cult groups throughout history. In a similar way to how “Working” presents the material of Studs Terkel, we are presented by actual … Read More

Urinetown – 5 stars *****

August 24, 2015 |

It’s great to see Urinetown back in Edinburgh, I’m surprised it isn’t on more often as it’s a perfect show for the diverse audiences of the Fringe.

Once again the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland brings first-class production values to the … Read More

Departures:A Song Cycle – 4 stars ****

August 24, 2015 |

I unfortunately missed this last year due to traffic issues so looked forward to seeing this extended version. It wasn’t quite what I expected but overall was very enjoyable.

Set on a train platform there are lots of good ideas … Read More

Pippin – 3 stars ***

August 24, 2015 |

Pippin is one of those shows you either love or hate. In the same vein as Godspell, it’s very much a concept musical with a troupe of actors telling stories, in this case about Pippin, a prince looking for a … Read More

Dogfight – 3 stars ***

August 24, 2015 |

It’s nice to see the first production of Dogfight in the Fringe (that I’m aware of at least) – this Pasek & Paul show is one of those trendy cult shows which musical theatre students have been talking about recently … Read More

The Beau Zeaux: An Improvised Comedy 4****

August 21, 2015 |

If you’re used to improvised comedy in the form of, for example, the Improverts, this is not that. This is improvised as in ‘no script’, rather than ‘at the behest of the audience’. There were four suggestions taken … Read More

Saucy Jack & The Space Vixens Leven Productions 5*****

August 11, 2015 | 1

Jack’s Back! Where it belongs. At The Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

It’s hard to believe that it was 20 years ago that this cosmic experience was debuted and yet it still has the charisma that it had way back then. Okay … Read More

Showstopper! The Improvised Musical – 5*****

August 25, 2014 |

It’s such a simple premise – take suggestions from the audience and improvise a musical around them. The Showstopper team make this look so ridiculously easy you forget they and the band are making up everything, including the set, on … Read More