City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News: theatre


Courtney Act: Under the Covers, Underbelly Circus Hub, Review

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It’s time to get caught in the act with Celebrity Big Brother winner and RuPaul’s Drag Race (Season 6) runner-up Courtney Act as she tucks herself in for an evening of secret sharing and songs in her

Gratiano, Assembly Rooms, Review

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Grist to the Mill Productions always feature highly on the ‘to see’ list of anyone who knows them, and their new production Gratiano, written and performed by Ross Ericson, is a prime example of why t

Off-Kilter, Dancebase, Review

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The character is a structured, controlled, precise and it must be said slightly obsessive individual, he's wrapped a bit too tight!

The Straw Man, Assembly Rooms Blue Room, Review

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Ross Ericson is no stranger to the Edinburgh Fringe, having garnered 4 and 5 star reviews for shows such as Gratiano and Unkown Soldier in previous years.

Pricks, Pleasance Courtyard, Review

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Jade Byrne has had a lot of pricks in her life. Over 70,000 to be more precise.

Ken, Pleasance Dome, Review

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On the tenth anniversary of his death, Ken Campbell, legendary theatre maverick is back at the Fringe.

I Sniper, Space on North Bridge, Review

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I Sniper is the story of Lyudmila Pavlichenko, deadliest of all the Soviet snipers of World War Two, with more than three hundred kills to her name.

Midsummer, The Hub, EIF Review

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The premiere of Midsummer – a play with songs in Autumn 2008 at the Traverse Theatre was a magical, romantic comedy about Helena and Rob sharing a lost, drunken weekend, without a fairy tale

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.

Marmite, Gilded Balloon, Review

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Returning after the success of their first Fringe show last year, Limerence Productions brings a story about love, relationships, balance and gay monogamy.

The Archive of Educated Hearts, Pleasance Courtyard, Review

The Archive of Educated Hearts

In a hand-built garden shed at the edge of the Pleasance Courtyard is a room of perfect intimacy.