City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Physical Theatre

Wrong Tree Adventures: Solstice, Lauriston Halls, Review

Solstice - Wrong Tree Adventures

When a hooded man is hanged for a three-fold murder, this is not the end of the story but its beginning.

What Lies Beneath, Zoo Pleasance, Review

What Lies Beneath - Romantika

From a small tent a back-lit figure emerges into the cold.

Parlour Games, Assembly Roxy, Review

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With two sheets, toy swords, one chair and a large chest, Tooth and Nail take you on a trip around the world with beautiful childlike vivacity.

Bare Threads, The Space on Niddry Street, Review


With a successful 2016 fringe show under their belts, Theatre Paradok make a triumphant return with a show about clothes, or rather, the lack thereof.

A Hunger Artist (Kafka Adaptation), ZOO, Review

A Hunger Artist

Hungering is not what it used to be. Time was when a hunger artist at the top of his game could earn a very good living. But now the appetite for public starvation is in decline across Europe.

Testosterone, Pleasance Courtyard, Review

Testosterone - Rhum and Clay Theatre

“I wanna be a man, mancub
And stroll right into town
And be just like the other men …”

The Nature of Forgetting, Pleasance, Review

The Nature of Forgetting production image

Dad sits alone next to a long line of hanging garments. His daughter enters and reminds him that they will soon have visitors; he needs to put on a jacket and tie.

Origins, ZOO Southside, Review

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ZOO Sanctuary is a fitting venue for this Biblical physical theatre piece about the original murder.

Giant, Pleasance Courtyard, Review

GIANT by Human Zoo - Photographed by The Other Richard.

Cast your eyes back to the dawn of time, all around there is nothing, just an empty universe.

EIF 2016, The Toad Knew, King’s Theatre, Review


James Thiérrée, acrobat, clown, actor, illusionist, musician, has pockets bursting at the seams with artistic credentials. And no wonder.