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Edinburgh News: theatre

Tobacco, Assembly George Square Studios, Review


Taking a Chekhov monologue as a starting point (and with a good few dashes of Kafka, Longfellow and Edward Lear), Tobacco manages to be simultaneously absurd and profound, hilarious and deeply sad.

Droll, theSpace on North Bridge, Review


Owle Schreame’s Droll is an engaging piece of late night lunacy performed for the “Merriment and Delight and Wise Men and the Ignorant”.

Open Road, C Royale, Review

Scene from Open Road, Ecce Theatre

The dramatic narrative behind this new play reflects the philosophy of “Song of the Open Road” by Walt Whitman:

“Afoot and light-hearted I take to the open road,

How to Act, Summerhall, Review

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According to renowned theatre director Anthony Nicholl (Robert Goodale), theatre is dying.

Lula Del Ray, Underbelly Med Quad, Review

Lula Del Ray by Manual Cinema - courtesy of Jerry Shulman

A young girl lives a lonely life in a caravan with her pre-occupied mother, whose job is to monitor the signals from a vast array of satellite dishes.

When We Ran, Pleasance Courtyard, Review

When We Ran - Patch of Blue Theatre

Twenty-one summers ago, their dad fell completely in love with their mum.

Meeting at 33, Salvation Army, Review

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Second Circle Theatre would like you to put your overpriced Fringe drinks down for 45 minutes to experience Meeting at 33, to discuss alcohol abuse.

The Sky is Safe, Summerhall, Review

The Sky Is Safe production photo

Who wouldn’t want to live under a safe sky where birds, not bombers, fly?

The Inconvenience of Wings, Assembly George Square Studios, Review


Multi award winner and acclaimed writer and director Lara Foot flies into the Edinburgh Fringe Festival with The Inconvenience of Wings, swooping in on the issues of bi-polar, addiction and d

Changelings, Space on North Bridge, Review


When two characters from different times, genres and authors come together, they have no choice but to rewrite themselves.