Chihuahua

Chihuahua

Becky works in a café in Edinburgh. There’s a ghost and lots of types of milk, but no, J.K. Rowling did not write Harry Potter here. A collaboration between Sara MacGillivray and Phil Bartlett, last year’s winners of the Scottish Arts Club’s Bright Spark Award, this one-person show performed by Gillivray follows Becky on a journey to rediscover herself following a messy break-up... 

Seven Ways to Calm the F**k Down

Seven Ways to Calm the F**k Down

University is the best time of your life, isn’t it? So what do you do when every day is a struggle? In Seven Ways to Calm the Fuck Down, directed by Ruth Berry, 3BUGS Fringe Theatre from Birmingham University tell the tale of one student’s battle with anxiety... 

NEON

NEON

Patrick Swain’s new play is a strange one in terms of genre. It seems to open as a skilful psychological thriller with a touch of horror, before entering sitcom territory with nutty flatmates and arguments over Capri-Suns, then hurtling into sci-fi, fantasy and social commentaries, and finally landing on a rather saccharine note... 

Starfish

Starfish

I’ve never seen a play in a 20-seat theatre before but, with the gentle storytelling of Starfish, a small venue seems right. Newly written by Luna Rose and performed by a bright-eyed cast of three, it’s the story of a romance and the bumps along the way...