City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Physical Theatre

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.

Scorched, Zoo Southside, Review

Scorched - Photo credit Jack Offord

For one Second World War veteran the launch of Operation Desert Storm is about to unleash a whirlwind of memories.

Camille, Summerhall. Review

Camille- photo credit Maciej Zakrzewski

Two women talk in semi-darkness in whispered tones.

Luna Park, Zoo Southside, Review

Luna Park - Photo credit Kwaku Kyei

On the eve of his 21st birthday Delmore asks “I don’t know how we got here, Ma. How’d this happen? To which she answers “This isn’t what I had in mind. Believe me. I had other plans.”