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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

Facebooked!

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.

Jon Cozart - Laughter Ever After, Underbelly, Review

Nowadays, it’s pretty easy to become a household name. All you have to do is make a great video, post it on YouTube, and sit with your fingers crossed as you hope it goes viral. Sounds easy, right?

The Pin: Ten Seconds with The Pin, Pleasance Dome, Review

The Pin - The Pleasance

Ben Ashenden and Alex Owen are known as The Pin. Once again, they have brought their interesting brand of sketch comedy to the Fringe following a successful run last year.

A Cinema in South Georgia, Pleasance Courtyard, Review

A Cinema in South Georgia,

Picture this. Christmas 1959, the sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia, one of the remotest places on the planet, approachable only over rough, storm-wracked seas.

Swallow, Traverse, Festival Review

Emily Wachter in Swallow

A feminine mirrored mosaic for our time.

Shout! The Mod Musical, Momentum Grand @ St. Stephens, Review

SHOUT! at Fringe 2015

How timely is this production of “Shout! – the Mod Musical”, opening just a few days after the tragic news of the death of Cilla Black.

EIF 2015: The Last Hotel, Royal Lyceum, Review

The Last Hotel

Put Donnacha Dennehy and Enda Walsh in the same space and watch the sparks fly.

The Frida Khalo of Penge West, C Nova, Review

The Frida Khalo of Penge West - KPS Productions

Once upon a time there was a woman who was too scared to live. Meet Zoe, a timid, innocent bookworm who has been pushed off the top board in working for green-eyed, floppy-haired publisher, Gavin.

Jeykll, C Venues C, Review

Jekyll at C venues

The rise of the life coach, the empowering 'gurus' who in the last 15 years have created and dominated a whole new field and industry, (for industry it is) has mostly been left un-examined until now.

Garleton Singers' Choral Evensong at St Vincent's, Review

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For more than forty years the Garleton Singers have been singing in St Mary's Parish Church in Haddington.

Award-Winning Playwright Stef Smith Joins Group of Traverse Theatre Associate Artists

The Traverse Theatre is delighted to announce that award winning writer director and playwright Stef Smith, whose work Swallow premieres today as part of Traverse Festival 2015, has accepted

A Fine Line, Assembly Hall, Festival Review

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A touching tale of female love.