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Edinburgh News: theatre


It’s Not a Sprint, Pleasance Dome, Review

It's Not a Sprint - Grace Chapman

Got nowhere to run to, baby, nowhere to hide
It's not love, I'm a running from …

The Worst Little Warehouse in London, Assembly George Square Studios, Review

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Suitcases packed to bursting point with hysterical characters, sharp-witted lyrics and possibly the world’s tightest duet sequence, Australian couple, Lala and Robbie, have moved into The Worst Little Warehouse in London.

A Christmas Carol, Assembly George Square Studios, Review

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Dickens’ timeless tale of redemption at Christmas is once again brought to life in this tour de force of a performance by an accomplished actor.

Benny, Gilded Balloon Teviot, Review

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This affectionate and engaging one-man show tells the story of the famous funny man, following his career from its earliest failures to global success and beyond.

How My Light is Spent, Greenside @ Nicolson Square, Review

How My Light is Spent

Jimmy makes a panicked phone call – “Kitty, my hands have disappeared”.

The Marilyn Conspiracy, Assembly George Square Studios, Review

The Marilyn Conspiracy

Following the post-mortem by the Deputy Medical Examiner, Dr. Thomas Noguchi, the cause of death was “probable suicide”.

To the Ocean, Symposium Hall, Review

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In a tent on the grass by Symposium Hall, decorated with ivy leaves and fairy lights, BoxedIn Theatre create a world of childhood beliefs and coming of age reality.

Of Rags and Bones, The Quaker Meeting House, Review

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Of Rags and Bones is a poignant and disconcerting show performed and devised by Newbury Youth Theatre.

Casanova Dreaming, Space on Niddry Street, Review

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Giacomo Casanova is one of the most notorious lovers of European history, a man who’s life would not be out of place in a comic strip for the number of escapades he got up to.

Behind Our Skin, C Aquila, Review

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Two separate journeys tell their own perspectives on life as an immigrant, where your voice, your name or your skin will, at best, label you as ‘other’ or ‘different’, and, at worst, as ‘unwelcome’.

The Tape Face Show, Pleasance Grand, Review

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Five minutes into Tape Face my sister found herself up on stage with Mr. T. Face, racket in hand, trying to hit a tennis ball he swung on a string from the helmet on his head.