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Edinburgh News: theatre

Tobacco Road, Pleasance Courtyard, Review


You know the Peaky Blinders; meet the Tobacco Roaders. Returning after critical and popular fringe success for the last three years, Incognito have a brand-new production to get the blood pumping.

A Wrinkle In Time, Central Hall, Review


An ominous shadow has fallen over our world, and it takes open, inventive and courageous minds to defeat it before it envelopes us all.

The Red Shoes, Pleasance Courtyard, Review


Amidst the smoke and lights of the stage Young Pleasance are stepping onto the EdFringe spotlights with their reimagining of Hans Christian Andersen’s The Red Shoes.

The Greatest Play in the History of the World..., Traverse Theatre, Review

Julie Hesmondhalgh in The Greatest Play in the… - photo by Sid Scott

This cosmic love story launches with the Voyager probes hurtling into the outer Solar System bearing their time-capsule golden records intended to communicate to extra-terrestrials the history of our world.

(Sorry), Assembly George Square Studios, Review


Along with a plethora of other hits, including the renownedTrainspotting, King’s Head Theatre have packed in a millennial punch into their suitcases this year with (sorry).

The Twits, theSpace on Niddry, Review


Roald Dahl’s classic tale of a rotten married couple is brought to life here with ETC’s production of The Twits.

On the Exhale, Traverse Theatre, Review

Polly Frame in On the Exhale - Photo by Sid Scott

Like a child a weapon won't be satisfied until it dominates your every thought.

Sparks, Pleasance Courtyard, Review


Sparks is a beautifully raw two hander that plays witness to the inner monologue of a women who has found herself in love.

(even) Hotter, Bedlam Theatre, Review

(even) hotter

Back again from a 2017 Fringe run as Hotter, this year’s (even) Hotter is…can you guess it? Even Hotter.

Famous Puppet Death Scenes, CanadaHub @ King’s Hall, Review

FPDS - Jason Stang 2.jpg

Canada’s Old Trout Puppet Workshop may work with small figures but they are absolute giants in the field of puppetry.

Showmanship, C royale, Review

Showmanship - BoonDog Theatre

Listen carefully, the storm is coming. The wind is picking up, dirt is rising, electricity fills the air - and in the cloud? Monsters.