Filthy Talk for Troubled Times

Filthy Talk for Troubled Times

One of several pieces of modern American writing brought to the Fringe by Phantom Owl Productions, Neil Labute’s 1989 play Filthy Talk for Troubled Times takes a frank look at gender, war and misogyny... 

The Norman Conquests

The Norman Conquests

Thread Theatre’s production of Alan Ayckbourn’s The Norman Conquests is a boisterous and entertaining farce. With the same cast of six performing all three parts of the trilogy on consecutive days, one could return each day to see how the story develops or enjoy a single one as a standalone piece... 

Touch

Touch

Touch is the new one-woman play from Asylon Theatre exploring the difficulties of genuine human connection. Set in the suicide ward of a psychiatric hospital, a female patient talks to a group about her craving for physical and emotional contact... 

A Traffic Jam on Sycamore Street

A Traffic Jam on Sycamore Street

A Traffic Jam On Sycamore Street is a Kafka-esque tale of persecution of the every-man figure by illogically logical authorities.This piece of original writing from writer and director David Jones, tells the story of an unsuspecting citizen who receives a severed finger in the morning post and is arrested on suspicion of a tenuously connected crime... 

be-dom: The Beat Bang!

be-dom: The Beat Bang!

Going to a percussion based show at the Fringe could go one of two ways: it’ll either be a case of just watching people hit things for an hour, or it’ll be a veritable fiesta for all ages... 

war war brand war

war war brand war

Brand New and Pembroke Players’ joint production of Thom May’s war war brand war is wonderfully witty and compelling. The actors make the intimate space of Paradise in the Vault come alive with their depiction of a dystopian not-so-distant future in which war is about buzzwords instead of bullets... 

Corium

Corium

Corium, the new show from Accidentally On Purpose Productions, tries to be exciting and contemporary by stylistically borrowing from Frantic Assembly but sadly doesn’t find its own genuine voice... 

Beardyman: One Album Per Hour

Beardyman: One Album Per Hour

Beardyman has been a regular Fringe success for several years and it’s easy to see why. Back again at Pleasance Grand with One Album Per Hour, his unique brand of improvisational, musical, beatboxing comedy is as astonishing as ever...