City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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Edinburgh News: theatre


Pricks, Pleasance Courtyard, Review

Pricks

Jade Byrne has had a lot of pricks in her life. Over 70,000 to be more precise.

Ken, Pleasance Dome, Review

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On the tenth anniversary of his death, Ken Campbell, legendary theatre maverick is back at the Fringe.

I Sniper, Space on North Bridge, Review

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I Sniper is the story of Lyudmila Pavlichenko, deadliest of all the Soviet snipers of World War Two, with more than three hundred kills to her name.

Midsummer, The Hub, EIF Review

Sarah Higgins and Henry Pettigrew as Helena and Bob in Midsummer (photo credit Peter Dibdin)

The premiere of Midsummer – a play with songs in Autumn 2008 at the Traverse Theatre was a magical, romantic comedy about Helena and Rob sharing a lost, drunken weekend, without a fairy tale

The Woman and the Canvas, theSpace Triplex, Review

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“How about we try again today?” Anna’s doctor cajoles as she stands before an artist’s easel. There is therapy in returning her to her art, but also the terror of the blank canvas.

Marmite, Gilded Balloon, Review

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Returning after the success of their first Fringe show last year, Limerence Productions brings a story about love, relationships, balance and gay monogamy.

The Archive of Educated Hearts, Pleasance Courtyard, Review

The Archive of Educated Hearts

In a hand-built garden shed at the edge of the Pleasance Courtyard is a room of perfect intimacy.

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

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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

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

A Clown Show About Rain - Silent Faces Theatre

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