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Bugle Boys – A Salute to The Andrews Sisters, Assembly Hall, Review

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‘It takes balls to be a Bugle Boy’ so says one of the three blue satin clad drag artists who strut on to the stage in a pastiche of the million-selling, close harmony trio from the ‘30s and ‘40s, the

Bugle Boys – A Salute to The Andrews Sisters, Assembly Hall, Review

Bugle Boys credit Diana Baker.jpg

‘It takes balls to be a Bugle Boy’ so says one of the three blue satin clad drag artists who strut on to the stage in a pastiche of the million-selling, close harmony trio from the ‘30s and ‘40s, the

Statements, Gilded Balloon Teviot, Review

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Samuel Clayton’s Statements is a masterclass in character performance, that deals delicately, yet unforgivingly, with the treatment and resources available for children with Special Education

A Clown Show About Rain, Pleasance Dome, Review

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

Heroine, Assembly Hall, Review

Heroine

A world premiere as part of Made in Scotland 2018, Heroine is a intimate retelling of rape survivor Danna Davis’ story.

Egg, Summerhall, Review

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Following a performance at the 2018 manipulate Festival at the Traverse Theatre, Egg is back for

The Voice Behind the Stars, Assembly Rooms, Review

Eliza Jackson as Marni Nixon in "The Voice behind the Stars"

In July 2016, the unsung heroine of Musical Movies, Marni Nixon passed away in New York City aged 86.

Waiting for Godot, Lyceum, EIF Review

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It is completely fitting that a play written in France by an Irish playwright that first made its name in Germany is part of the Edinburgh International Festival and performed by an Irish company.

FanDango, Bedlam Theatre, Review

FanDango - Babolin Theatre

Amidst strewn cardboard packing boxes, the cast gradually regain consciousness. “What a night!” groans Tom, playing a father, whose life is in tatters.

Noel Coward's Still Life, The Space on the Mile, Review

Erin Mullins and Billy Emery as Laura and Alec in Still Life by ETC

The nostalgic, black and white classic film, Brief Encounter, (1945) starring Celia Johnson and Trevor Howard was recently named as the best romantic film of all time in a survey by Time Out London.

Freeman, Pleasance Courtyard, Review

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The first black man to be born in America out of slavery chose his own name. He called himself Freeman.