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Woolly: The Morose Merino, Assembly George Square Studios, Review

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A wacky premise: Woolly, a sappy, self-deprecating sheep, has an unorthodox tale about his luckless search for love and intimacy that brings him from Yorkshire to the grassy farms of Australia.

Died Blondes, theSpace@Jury's Inn, Review

Joan Ellis in Died Blondes

The succinct title neatly links the tragic tales of two glamorous women, a convicted murderer and an iconic screen goddess, which takes us on a journey from Holloway Prison in July 1955 to Hollywood,

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.

Power Ballad, Summerhall, Review

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Characters that don't take things nearly as far as Julia Croft in Power Ballad:
Count Olaf
Dr. Frankenfurter
Gollum

Two Sides of the Curtain, theSpace on North Bridge, Review

Two Sides of the Curtain - Ada (Racheal Naylor)

“I, I can remember
Standing by the wall
And the guns shot above our heads
And we kissed, as though nothing could fall”

– Heroes by David Bowie.

The Fair Intellectual Club, Royal Scots Club, Review

And so to the Royal Scots Club upon Abercromby Place, there to be regaled by three young ladies with their entertainment, entitled ‘The Fair Intellectual Club’…

The Fair Intellectual Club, Royal Scots Club, Review

And so to the Royal Scots Club upon Abercromby Place, there to be regaled by three young ladies with their entertainment, entitled ‘The Fair Intellectual Club’…

Séance, The Terrace at Summerhall, Review

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Disorienting, spooky, and a bit camp, Séance is a twenty-minute, pitch-black experience in a small shipping container outside Summerhall. Is anything more Fringe than that?

Hive, theSpace@Surgeon's Hall, Review

Adrienne-Marie Zitt and Lauren Ash as Emily and Sylvia in Hive

“If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off, I know that is poetry” ― Emily Dickinson (1830-1886)

Give Me Your Love, Summerhall, Review

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It’s what we all yearn for – to be given some love. But it’s often when we need it most that we shut the world out and box ourselves away.