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Henry, Pleasance Dome, Review

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This year, London based master puppeteers, Blind Summit, bring their UK première of Henry: A Puppet Possessed, that was produced in association with the Italian Cultural Centre in Pistoia, il

The Lucky Durhams, theSpace @ Venue45, Review

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In a sandbagged, water-filled and rat infested First World War trench three soldiers wait for the moment when they go over the top.

Backup, Summerhall, Review

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Stretching out in front of a parka clad and beanie hatted figure is a table-top wintry landscape, dotted with pine trees and little settlements of houses, lights glowing warmly.

Build a Rocket, Pleasance Courtyard, Review

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Yasmin is a smart cookie and has always had a way with words. She is also an angry young woman.

Queen of the Air, theSpace @ Surgeons Hall, Review

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It’s 1937, a time when it was still possible to fall off the radar and simply disappear.

Diamond, Underbelly Bristo Square, Review

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A series of plays being performed at the Festival Fringe 2018 is the result of a creative initiative by BBC Arts and Avalon.

The Conditioning, C aquila, Review

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I couldn’t see in the dark. I panicked. It all happened so fast … I am a killer. I am conditioned to kill.

Para Handy: A Radio Play on Stage, PQA 2 @ Riddle’s Court, Review

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Neil Munro’s belovèd characters, who crew the Clyde puffer The Vital Spark, are deep in the psyche of Scots of previous generations.

Dreamland, ZOO Southside, Review

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Not so long ago, in the not so distant City of London it was the dawn of an age of prosperity; battles were won over never ending riches – but in times of crisis people search for meaning.

A Song of Lunch, Pleasance Courtyard, Review

Robert Bathurst and Rebecca Johnson in A Song for Lunch (Photo credit, Karla Gowlett)

After seeing this exquisitely crafted, polished diamond of a play, you will surely wish to rush out to buy a copy of the original Verse Comedy by Christopher Reid (2009).

The Promise, Venue 13, Review

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The Promise opens in 1942 Russia, where three teenagers band together to survive the World War 2 siege in Leningrad.