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Iolite the Musical, theSpaces on the Mile, Review

Thought-provoking one-act musical with plaintiff songs

Losing Grace, Greenside @ Nicolson Square, Review

Losing Grace

At the start of life you are presented with a box and it’s yours to fill up with memories and keep. But what if you come up empty ?

BLAM!, Pleasance Courtyard, Review

BLAM! the musical

CRASH! BAM! BOOM! WALLOP… BLAM! is a highly energetic, risk–taking and show-stopping experience.

Jenny Bede: Don't Look At Me, Pleasance Courtyard, Review

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Writer, actress, comedian, and singer Jenny Bede has got it all and in her new show, “Don’t Look At Me,” she proves it.

A Chorus Line, SpaceTriplex, Review

"What I Did For Love". Got up early for me and joined a large audience at 9.20am to see ‘A Chorus Line’.

Down and Out in Paris, Pleasance Courtyard, Review

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In the 1930’s George Orwell shed his privileged background and stayed in Paris, scratching out a living amongst those who were perpetually impoverished and when he returned to Britain he recounted his

A Brief History of Evil, Summerhall, Review

A Brief History of Evil

Company of Wolves, regulars to Summerhall, return this Fringe with their new performance ‘A Brief History of Evil’.

EIF 2015: Opening Concert, Usher Hall, Review

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After the fun of the night before when the lit-up and musical Usher Hall was the focal point of the International Festival, the opening concert got down to serious business.

EIF 2015: Celtic Dialogues, Usher Hall, Review

Performer and musicologist Jordi Savall has almost ten years on this reviewer.

Back to Blackbrick, Pleasance Courtyard (The Cellar), Review

Back to Blackbrick

A tale about story telling and memory. As we get older we don’t stop learning, but what if we stop remembering, even our own life story?

The Encounter, EICC, Review

Simon McBurney in The Encounter (photo credit, Robbie Jack)

Théâtre de Complicité was co-founded by actor and director Simon McBurney in 1983, a Lecoq-inspired company creating an “inimitable style of visual and devised theatre - strong, corporeal, poetic and

The Deliverance, Assembly Roxy, Review

Stellar Quines

Once again Maureen Beattie gives an impassioned performance as this character/narrator in this third and final part of Québec dramatist Jennifer Tremblay’s trilogy.

Ben Russell: The Tokyo Hotel, Pleasance Dome, Review

Ben Russell: The Tokyo Hotel

The genre is noir The time, late Fifties-early Sixties. The place? The infamous Tokyo Hotel.

Boxed In, Pleasance Courtyard, Review

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It must be difficult to understand what being a different gender, to your own, would be like.

2 Becomes 1, C Nova, Review

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Girls just wanna have fun and these four young women are having a ball.

The Sound of Musicals, theSpace @ Symposium Hall, Review

As a precursor to a few weeks reviewing mainly new musicals, 50-minute "The Sound of the Musicals" will get you in the mood.

A Girl is a Half-formed Thing, Traverse, Review

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A Girl is a Half-formed Thing comes to the stage with much acclaim.

Tom Ballard – Taxis & Rainbows & Hatred, Assembly George Square Gardens, Review

One of the best things about the Edinburgh Fringe is being exposed to stand up comedians from other countries.

Not the End of the World, New Town Theatre, Review

Not the End of the World show

This is a stunning, atmospheric piece of theatre that holds you for the entire 90 minutes.

Facebooked!, Assembly Rooms, Review


Iain Heggie looks chipper if not dapper as he takes the stage for an hour’s worth of racontuering.

'Joe Lycett: That's The Way, A-Ha A-Ha, Joe Lycett', Pleasance Courtyard, Review

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Joe Lycett was nominated for the Fosters Best Newcomer Award at the 2012 Edinburgh Fringe.