EDINBURGH FESTIVAL

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is the world’s largest arts festival. The Fringe as it is often called features thousands of shows over several weeks each year in August. Whether you have an interest in plays, musicals, comedy, cance, physical theatre, opera, music, spoken word or cabaret there is something for you at this unique arts featival.

News from the Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Milly Thomas' Dust transfers to Soho Theatre

Milly Thomas' Dust transfers to Soho Theatre
Following a sell-out run at this years Edinburgh Fringe, Milly Thomas' award-winning play Dust is to transfer to Soho Theatre from 20 February to 17 March 2018. Directed by Sara Joyce, Dust is [...]

REVIEW: The Whip Hand, Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh ✭✭✭✭✭

REVIEW: The Whip Hand, Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh ✭✭✭✭✭
The Whip Hand Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh and Birmingham Rep Five stars Book Now at Birmingham Rep The sins of the past come back with explosive force in Douglas Maxwell's new play, The Whip[...]

REVIEW: Nassim, Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh and Bush Theatre, London ✭✭✭✭✭

REVIEW: Nassim, Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh and Bush Theatre, London ✭✭✭✭✭
Nassim Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, and Bush Theatre, London Five stars Book Now - Bush Theatre It is a brave step for an actor to go on stage in front of a live audience without rehearsing [...]

REVIEW: Not About Heroes, Pleasance Dome, Edinburgh Fringe ✭✭✭✭

REVIEW: Not About Heroes, Pleasance Dome, Edinburgh Fringe ✭✭✭✭
Not about Heroes  Pleasance Dome 15 August 2017 4 Stars More Info Stephen MacDonald's beautifully structured play is given a fine production by Flying Bridge Theatre at this Fringe. World W[...]

REVIEW: Losing Days, New Town Theatre, Edinburgh Fringe ✭✭✭✭

REVIEW: Losing Days, New Town Theatre, Edinburgh Fringe ✭✭✭✭
Losing Days New Town Theatre, Edinburgh Fringe Four stars More Info British actor Sam Underwood has proven himself rather adept at playing psychologically disturbed individuals in US TV shows f[...]

REVIEW: My Real Life, Assembly Hall, Edinburgh Fringe ✭✭✭✭

REVIEW: My Real Life, Assembly Hall, Edinburgh Fringe ✭✭✭✭
My Real Life Assembly Hall, Edinburgh Fringe Four stars More information Struggling with MS, Noel O’Brien is dying. Speaking into a tape recorder, he tells his best friend about his last request[...]

REVIEW: Woke, Guilded Balloon Teviot, Edinburgh Fringe ✭✭✭✭✭

REVIEW: Woke, Guilded Balloon Teviot, Edinburgh Fringe ✭✭✭✭✭
Woke Gilded Balloon Teviot, Edinburgh Fringe Five stars More Information Much progress has been made in improving the rights of African-Americans over the past 100 years but, as the unrest in[...]

REVIEW: Cow, Underbelly Cowgate, Edinburgh Festival ✭✭✭

REVIEW: Cow, Underbelly Cowgate, Edinburgh Festival ✭✭✭
Cow Underbelly Cowgate Three stars More Information It is hard not to like a show featuring a large red cow. Like a modern-day fairytale, Jessica Barker-Wren and Lucy Wray’s engaging new one-wom[...]

REVIEW: The Beasts, Underbelly Cowgate, Edinburgh Fringe ✭✭✭✭

REVIEW: The Beasts, Underbelly Cowgate, Edinburgh Fringe ✭✭✭✭
The B*easts Underbelly Cowgate Four stars At a fringe festival filled with acrobatic young performers and energetic physical theatre, Monica Dolan’s new play, The B*easts, is notable by its u[...]

REVIEW: Finding Nana, Pleasance, Edinburgh Fringe ✭✭✭✭

REVIEW: Finding Nana, Pleasance, Edinburgh Fringe ✭✭✭✭
Finding Nana Pleasance 15 August 2017 4 Stars Jane Upton's autobiographical play about her grandmother is a beautifully crafted piece that charts a journey through dementia with great sensitivit[...]

Milly Thomas wins Stage Edinburgh Award for Dust

Milly Thomas wins Stage Edinburgh Award for Dust
Milly Thomas has won a Stage Edinburgh Award for her performance in Dust  - a self-penned piece, directed by Sara Joyce. Dust is a refreshing, caustic and comedic treatment of one woman's depressio[...]

REVIEW: Elixir, Underbelly Circus Hub, Edinburgh Fringe ✭✭✭✭✭

REVIEW: Elixir, Underbelly Circus Hub, Edinburgh Fringe ✭✭✭✭✭
Elixir Underbelly Circus Hub 19 August 2017 5 Stars More Info Every visit to the Edinburgh Fringe should now include a visit to the Circus Hub on the Meadows, where you will always find som[...]
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