City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Physical Theatre


The Last Days of Mankind, Leith Theatre, Review

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On the most poignant of remembrance days of the 1918 Armistice, 11th November 2018, a powerful anti- war play opened at Leith Theatre.

Mistero Buffo, Underbelly Cowgate, Review

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“Gather round, people! hear ye! The jongleur is here! I am going to play a satire for you.

Grail Project, Bedlam Theatre, Review

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In our sleep we dream, trying to escape, but every day we must wake to overcome anew - to take up our quest.

Backup, Summerhall, Review

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Stretching out in front of a parka clad and beanie hatted figure is a table-top wintry landscape, dotted with pine trees and little settlements of houses, lights glowing warmly.

It’s Not a Sprint, Pleasance Dome, Review

It's Not a Sprint - Grace Chapman

Got nowhere to run to, baby, nowhere to hide
It's not love, I'm a running from …

The Woman and the Canvas, theSpace Triplex, Review

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“How about we try again today?” Anna’s doctor cajoles as she stands before an artist’s easel. There is therapy in returning her to her art, but also the terror of the blank canvas.

A Clown Show About Rain, Pleasance Dome, Review

A Clown Show About Rain - Silent Faces Theatre

As the storm-tossed ship dances on the waves the yellow oilskinned sailors fight for balance in graceful slow-mo.

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.