Tag Archives: Fringe

Review – Elsie Thatchwick

‘Dearest Elsie, if you’re reading this, I’m dead.  I hope you’re sitting comfortably.  Below is the address of your father.  He’s alive… I know you’re probably thinking I’m a right old fanny for naw telling you sooner… but better late … Continue reading

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Review – The Approach

Three women.  Three conversations. Listen carefully.  A psychological puzzle and a quietly devastating tragedy, The Approach explores the inner lives of Anna, Cora and Denise as they desperately try to make sense of their world.  What will their conversations reveal?  … Continue reading

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Review – Denim: The Reunion Tour

After a sell-out global pop tour that came to an earth-shattering finale in Edinburgh last year – Denim broke up. Humanity has been in mourning.  But now, through pop, laughter and love, these five queens will reunite for one night … Continue reading

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Review – From Today Everything Changes

Before Chris’ wife died, after over 30 years of marriage, she made him promise to be himself.  Accepting he’s gay is only the beginning.  Online dating is a whole new world; can this younger man really be interested in him?  … Continue reading

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Review – Calling My Tribe

We are the ones that fall between Gen-X and Gen-Y.  Too young to be old and too old to be young. One minute it was all Ebeneezer Goode and now we’re here.  But what is here?  It’s a drawer full … Continue reading

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Previews – Returning Shows from 2017

I generally don’t preview shows, simply because I want to see them first hand myself, not praise them based on what other people have said or what is written in a press release.  One of the beauty of the Fringe … Continue reading

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Review – The Establishment: Fool Britannia

Dan Lees and Neil Frost take you back to school for a very abridged and extremely silly history lesson.  ‘This is silliness as an art form’ (Scotsman).  ‘A fast-paced, multidimensional masterclass in comedy’ (Edinburgh Festivals Magazine).  ‘One of the most … Continue reading

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Review – Phil Kay: Lighter Hour

See Phil nails all today’s major issues in play in his fast not furious, voiced-based show… Master of mirth and energy, skipping from one thing to the next: a wheelbarrow display team, dog bites in Bangkok, being a swineherd.  Relax, … Continue reading

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Review – Check Up: Our NHS at 70

Mark Thomas is 54, the NHS is 70, UK national average life expectancy is 84.  If Mark makes it to 84, the NHS will be 100 – what will they both look like?  Based on a series of interviews with … Continue reading

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Review – Janis Joplin Full Tilt

The award-winning, sell-out hit by writer Peter Arnott and director Cora Bissett returns.  Angie Darcy’s Joplin, backed by a live band, is electric.  ‘So brilliant and intense it lifts the hairs on the back of the neck’ ***** (Scotsman). I … Continue reading

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