Edinburgh News: theatre
The sound is deafening as an Edinburgh-bound train rolls loudly across the Forth Rail Bridge.
Despite huge expectations due to Circa’s formidable reputation, their latest show, Closer, still manages to surprise and excite.
As the swimwear clad cast back crawl across the stage to the beach we find ourselves on strange new shores.
There was a time when a troll was something associated with the Norwegian folk tale The Three Billy Goats Gruff.
What country, friends, is this? Why, this is Illyria, a slightly shabby sea-side resort where end-of-the-pier shows seem to permeate normal life and Shakespearian drama.
An invitation to experience your ‘inner cinema’ is thrown to the audience at the start of the joint Danish - Scottish show based on the exploring years in the life of 18th century Scots explorer Mungo
‘Why are we given so much life?’ asks Willy Russell’s Shirley Valentine. ‘The Lounge’ poses the same question in a different way.
‘Adler and Gibb’ seems a departure from Tim Crouch’s previous work.
As titles go this takes the cake. (It’s a mathematics mnemonic.) We are in American high school territory.
Imagine waking up one morning and discovering you’re a puppet! Well, that’s what happens in this brilliant and hilariously devised piece of adult puppet theatre called Meet Fred.