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Ed Byrne:- If I’m Honest 4.5 ****

August 21, 2019 |

It was 1998 that a first saw Ed Byrne perform in Edinburgh. It was his nominated show A Night at the Opera and I, along with others were blown away by the ease that he drew laughs and told his … Read More

Blizzard – 4****

August 14, 2019 |

Canadian based Flip Fabrique promise to take you on a “crazy, poetic and gentle journey in the dead of winter” which doesn’t give you any real idea of what is about to unfold and that’s probably for the best.

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Simon Evans: Genius 4****

August 12, 2017 |

Simon Evans is, this year, attempting to evoke genius. He feels it might be needed in the world right about now. He discusses a little of what that could look like, and ends up borrowing an audience member’s glasses, briefly, … Read More

One Man Shoe 4****

August 9, 2017 |

What is a theatre caretaker to do when the star of the show fails to turn up? Take his place of course! This piece of silent physical theatre tells of a janitor who is able to fulfil his dream of … Read More

Goblin’s Peter and the Wolf 4****

August 9, 2017 |

Performed in the quite lovely Assembly Square Gardens, Goblin’s Peter and the Wolf tells the story of a young boy named Peter and his adventure though the forest. Peter and Grandad have gone camping, and Peter has been warned to … Read More

Reuben Kaye 5*****

August 8, 2017 |

On a busy Saturday night, I packed into Assembly Checkpoint in the hope of being entertained by Australian cabaret act Reuben Kaye, and was not disappointed. As soon as he took to the stage I was unable to take my … Read More

Sarah Kendall – Shaken 5*****

August 28, 2016 |

If there is a more accomplished comedic storyteller at the Fringe this year then I have yet to see them. As she has done of a multitude of years now Ms Kendall weaves jokes and laughs into her one story … Read More

Andrew Maxwell – A Slight Return 5****

August 22, 2016 |

As certainly as the awful Edinburgh weather will be bad at Fringe time, Andrew Maxwell is even more reliable at delivering his achingly funny Fringe show to total capacity audiences. Once again these two unrelated facts have come to being … Read More

The Listies 6D (twice as good as 3D) 5*****

August 13, 2016 |

So far I believe this show to be our absolute favourite out of the children’s progaram so far! Within seconds of being seated, there were references to farts and poo, and if you’ve ever been in the company of a … Read More

Phil Nichol – Twenty 5*****

August 6, 2016 |

It is becoming of any artist with an extensive back catalogue of material to at some time deliver a ‘Greatest Hits’ Package and boy does Phil Nichol have such a collection to draw from this being his 20th solo Edinburgh … Read More