EDINBURGH FESTIVAL

REVIEW: Glasgow Girls, Assembly Hall, Edinburgh Festival ✭✭✭✭✭

REVIEW: Glasgow Girls, Assembly Hall, Edinburgh Festival ✭✭✭✭✭
Glasgow Girls Assembly Hall (Then Touring) Edinburgh Fringe 5 StarsWith its raw energy and heart-breaking story, Glasgow Girls has been packing a punch since it burst onto the stage at the [...]

REVIEW: Scorched, Zoo Southside, Edinburgh Festival ✭✭✭✭

REVIEW: Scorched, Zoo Southside, Edinburgh Festival ✭✭✭✭
Scorched Zoo Southside Four stars Find Out MoreSand literally runs through everything in Scorched, a play by Lisle Turner based on conversations with his grandfather. Evoking an elderly man's t[...]

REVIEW: A Regular Little Houdini, Pleasance Dome, Edinburgh Festival ✭✭✭✭

REVIEW: A Regular Little Houdini, Pleasance Dome, Edinburgh Festival ✭✭✭✭
A Regular Little Houdini Pleasance Dome Four stars Book NowA family queuing to see A Regular Little Houdini were talking excitedly about what magic tricks and feats of escapology they were hopi[...]

REVIEW: DarkTales, Pleasance - Edinburgh Festival ✭✭

REVIEW: DarkTales, Pleasance - Edinburgh Festival ✭✭
Darktales Pleasannce One 15 August 2016 2 Stars Book NowThere is a fine tradition of thrillers and ghost stories in theatre. The Woman in Black is still packing them in, Sleuth and Deathtr[...]

REVIEW: Teatro Delusio, Pleasance - Edinburgh Festival ✭✭✭✭

REVIEW: Teatro Delusio, Pleasance - Edinburgh Festival ✭✭✭✭
Teatro Delusio Pleasance 19 August 2016 4 Stars Book NowTake one slightly jaded critic. Place him in front of Familie Floz, the esteemed mask company from Germany.Watch him fall in l[...]

REVIEW: 5 Guys Chillin, C Too - Edinburgh Festival ✭✭✭

REVIEW: 5 Guys Chillin, C Too - Edinburgh Festival ✭✭✭
5 Guys Chilling C Too 15 August 2016 3 Stars Book NowChem sex, (sex involving the use of drugs), is a worrying scene, connected to soaring HIV rates among gay men, especially in London. [...]

REVIEW: Thrones, Assembly - Edinburgh Festival ✭✭✭✭

REVIEW: Thrones, Assembly - Edinburgh Festival ✭✭✭✭
Thrones! Assembly 1 19 August 2016 4 Stars Book NowBack for a second year comes this musical parody of Game of Thrones. Given the popularity of the series, it' s probably one of the easies[...]

REVIEW: Love, Lies and Taxidermy, Summerhall - Edinburgh Festival ✭✭✭✭✭

REVIEW: Love, Lies and Taxidermy, Summerhall - Edinburgh Festival ✭✭✭✭✭
Love, Lies, and Taxidermy Roundabout @ Summerhall 14 August 2016 5 Stars Book NowAnd here comes the next gem from Paines Plough at the Roundabout. Set in the Welsh town of Merthyr Tydfil, [...]

REVIEW: Us/Them, Summerhall - Edinburgh Festival ✭✭✭✭✭

REVIEW: Us/Them, Summerhall - Edinburgh Festival ✭✭✭✭✭
Us/Them Summerhall 13 August 2016 5 Stars Book NowThe 2004 siege of Number One school in Belsen by Chechen separatists is in danger of fading from Western memory.This outstanding prod[...]

REVIEW: Growth, Roundabout at Summerhall - Edinburgh Festival ✭✭✭✭

REVIEW: Growth, Roundabout at Summerhall - Edinburgh Festival ✭✭✭✭
Growth Roundabout at Summerhall 13 August 2016 4 Stars Book NowPaines Plough have established a fine tradition with their residency at the pop up Roundabout. Stripping their work down to just [...]

REVIEW: Adler and Gibb, Summerhall - Edinburgh Festival ✭✭✭✭

REVIEW: Adler and Gibb, Summerhall - Edinburgh Festival ✭✭✭✭
Adler and Gibb Summerhall 13 August 2016 4 Stars Book Now Writer and director Tim Crouch revives his 2014 Royal Court production to mesmerising effect he[...]

REVIEW: Bubble Schmeisis, Summerhall - Edinburgh Festival ✭✭✭✭

REVIEW: Bubble Schmeisis, Summerhall - Edinburgh Festival ✭✭✭✭
Bubble Schmeisis Summerhall 13 August 2016 4 Stars Book NowWelcome to the Canning Town Schvitz, East London's last authentic bath house. Writer and performer Nick Cassenbaum takes us on [...]