City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Manipulate Festival


10 Years: manipulate Animation Programme 2, Traverse Theatre, Review

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In celebration of manipulate’s 10th anniversary, the best animated shorts shown at the Festival over the last decade have been rescreened this week in two separate programmes.

Touch Me, manipulate Festival 2017, Traverse, review

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This intense, claustrophobic visual theatre piece is from the Belgian company Sandman and is one of the extraordinary European premieres that the manipulate Festival should be most proud of.

Make a Hoo, manipulate Festival 2017, Traverse, review

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It’s a part of the human condition to want to connect beyond oneself – to call out from our own small corner in the hope of a returning ‘cooee’ or in this case a ‘hoo’ to know you’re not just whistlin

La Causeuse (The Loveseat), manipulate Festival 2017, Traverse Theatre, Review

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La Causeuse (The Loveseat) is an intriguing visual performance by Olivia Faye Lathuillière from France and Canada-based Sens Equivoc.

The End of Things, manipulate Festival 2017, Traverse, Review

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There’s no question that ‘The End of Things’ has huge ambitions. Company of Wolves explore the variousness and finitude of the human condition with, at times, a remarkable delicacy and exactitude.

Whispers, manipulate Festival 2017, Traverse, Review

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As Edinburgh begins 2017’s manipulate festival, expectation is high. What has been an incredibly diverse, challenging and invigorating festival in past years is set to continue in its success.

Poli Dégaine, manipulate Festival 2017, Traverse, Review

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The sight of striped puppet booth on the beach of UK seaside resorts holding the promise of a Punch and Judy show has been a common one for many years.

10 Years: manipulate Animation Programme 1, Traverse Theatre, Review

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The manipulate Festival is celebrating its tenth anniversary with a rescreening of some of the best animated shorts from the last decade.

FISK, manipulate Festival 2017, Traverse, review

Alex Bird and Arran Howie in Fisk by Tortoise in a Nutshell

The sea’s engulfing capacity to dwarf human beings makes it a perfect metaphor for souls lost in loneliness and overwhelmed by despair.

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Celebrating all things theatrically visual, manipulate is back again next January for its 10th year, with Edinburgh folk able to catch performances and workshops at both the Traverse Theatre