City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Physical Theatre


The Alchemystorium Review

The Alchemystorium

There may be a coffee shop on every corner, but none are like The Alchemystorium Café. You see, there the mocha is magic. No, really – and the cappuccino charmed and the latt

Last Orders Review

Fringe 2011: Last Orders

This latest show by David Hughes Productions is inspired by the myth and legend of Sawney Bean, a Scottish cannibal who lived in an Ayrshire cave with his incestuous family during an indeterminate

The Nose Review

Fringe 2011: The Nose

Paying homage to via Sistina 125 in Rome where Nikolai Gogol had an apartment may seem to some to be absurd but compared to the antics of the Fat Git Theatre Company it is barely a step on the firs

Snails & Ketchup Review

Ramesh Meyyappan in Snails & Ketchup

Snails & Ketchup has been inspired by Italian writer, Italo Calvino’s The Baron in the Trees, the story of a young aristocrat who rebels against his family when he is served a feast of sn

1000 Paper Cranes Review

Fringe 2011: One Thousand Paper Cranes

One Thousand  Paper Cranes tells the true story of a young Japanese girl, Sadako Sasaki, who fell down during a sports day in 1955. It transpired that her fall had been caused by radiatio

The Investigation Review

The Investigation’s writer Peter Weiss, was born in Germany in 1916. In 1934 he and his family were forced to flee Nazi Germany and eventually settled in Sweden. The Investigation was written in 1965 and deals with the Frankfurt War Crime trials, dealing with holocaust perpetrators, that took place at that time. It is written in verbatim style and staged in 11 cantos.

Translunar Paradise Review

Translunar Paradise - photo Alex Brenner

Translunar Paradise takes its inspiration and title from the W B Yeats poem, “The Tower”, about a man wrestling with old age. It’s brought to us by Theatre Ad Infinitum, a Lecoq-trained international ensemble whose, at times, masked players convey the devised story completely without words through movement and mime with the accompaniment of live music.

Keepers Review

Keepers

Twenty miles off the Pembrokeshire cliffs lie the Smalls, a tiny cluster of twenty jagged rocks that were topped by a lighthouse like no other – an octagonal shelter resting 65 feet high on w

Bound Review

Bound

A close-knit fishing community struggles to survive on a wild and unpredictable sea of financial troubles

The Vanishing Horizon Review

Vanishing Horizon

Every journey has a beginning and every family has a past. In each there are forgotten chapters.