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Grace Notes

Grace Notes

Becky Williams delivers an emotionally charged monologue about murderess Grace Miller somewhat reluctantly seeking a second chance at series of rehab sessions entitled Notes. She mocks the facilitator – the “Otter” as she calls her and the painfully awkward motivational language that cling to these schemes... 

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The Katet Plays Stevie Wonder
The Katet Plays Stevie Wonder

When The Jazz Bar springs to mind, it is impossible not to think of the late legend Bill Kyle. The former owner and resident drummer, sadly taken in 2016, left a legacy in bands that still frequent his bar, and therein lies the true spirit of immortalisation... 

Viva Las Vegans
Viva Las Vegans

'Is it a good idea to link together a group of comedians for a Fringe show based purely on the common thread of dietary choice?' I asked my husband as we took a stroll along George Street to our Fringe venue... 

Umbrella Man
Umbrella Man

In a bar in Cambodia, a young Scottish tour guide is telling stories to travellers. There is a note of grief in his voice, hidden behind sarcasm that is concealed by a grimacing smile... 

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Exploring Blackness – Freeman and Henry Box Brown

Exploring Blackness – Freeman and Henry Box Brown

Two shows anchored in different times and places, both focused on one goal – investigating Blackness in theatre, and in the creative process itself. 

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Army @ The Fringe
Army @ The Fringe

When you think of the military and the Edinburgh festivals, it's natural to think of the Tattoo at the Castle every night, but now there's a different reason to link the two together... 

Six Shows about the American South
Six Shows about the American South

Looking for a slice of Pecan Pie, Cornbread, or just a feeling like you're back at the homestead? Broadway Baby's found some shows to remind you of the south: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly. 

Armour’s Shonagh Murry and Lydia Davidson on Giving a Voice to the Women Behind Robert Burns
Armour’s Shonagh Murry and Lydia Davidson on Giving a Voice to the Women Behind Robert Burns

History is written by the victors, why the victors? Because Victor is a man's name. Armour, A Herstory Of The Scottish Bard tells the story of the women in Robert Burns' life... 

Interviews See More

An Interview with Alex Edelman

An Interview with Alex Edelman

Four years on from his Award Winning Show, and he still loves Pastries, and is still very Jewish. Alex Edelman sits down to talk with Broadway Baby. 

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The Attention Economy: Exposed in Feed
The Attention Economy: Exposed in Feed

A relevant exposé of our relationships with social media 

An Interview With Matt Duwell
An Interview With Matt Duwell

​With the excitement of this year’s festival ramping up, we had the pleasure of speaking with 4-time Fringe veteran Matt Duwell, first seen to grace the mike in 2015... 

An interview with Huff's Cliff Cardinal
An interview with Huff's Cliff Cardinal

Solvent Abuse, Indigenous Children, and a Wily Trickster- Cliff Cardinal talks about his one-man show, Huff. 

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Barstar of the Day: 20th August. Kyle Jamieson

Barstar of the Day: 20th August. Kyle Jamieson

Richard wasn’t going to feature any barstars from last year but when he was sent to Nauticus he met Kyle again with an inspirational success story that just had to told. If you want to read chapter one it’s here: 

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Barstar of the Day: 19th Aug. Mike Mclellan
Barstar of the Day: 19th Aug. Mike Mclellan

And now for something completely different. Richard pops up in a pop-up bar. Mr Sippys Taptails at the Food+Flea Market is a seasonal haunt where Mike can be found dispensing cocktails from the tap. 

Barstar Of The Day: Aug 18th. Sam Baxendale
Barstar Of The Day: Aug 18th. Sam Baxendale

Crossing the city again Richard finds himself in a basement he visited last year but which has since changed hands and name... 

Barstar Of The Day: 17 Aug.  Jamie Swift
Barstar Of The Day: 17 Aug. Jamie Swift

Switching to the other side of town Richard is sent to the Dragonfly, just up from Grassmarket, where it’s possible to enjoy food, drinks and cocktails... 

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Adam Rowe: Undeniable

Adam Rowe: Undeniable

What does it take to become undeniably good at what you do? Fresh from a sell-out UK tour; Liverpool Comedian of the Year winner and English Comedian of the Year nominee Adam Rowe, presents his hilarious new stand-up show about his working-class roots and the determination, arrogance, selfishness and sacrifices it takes to become undeniable... 

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Rachel Sambrooks: Life is a Caba-Rach
Rachel Sambrooks: Life is a Caba-Rach

Rachel Sambrooks is trying to love life even when it's rubbish. Stand-up comedy and poetry from Rachel Sambrooks, finalist Sitcom Trials, semi-finalist Old Comedian of the Year 2018, One to Watch Funny Women 2018... 

Zoe Lyons: Entry Level Human
Zoe Lyons: Entry Level Human

As seen on Live at the Apollo (BBC Two), Mock the Week (BBC Two), Room 101 (BBC One) and regularly heard on BBC Radio 4's News Quiz, Just a Minute, The Now Show and plenty more... 

Jim Smith: Back to the Teuchter!
Jim Smith: Back to the Teuchter!

After an absence of two years, the Perthshire farmer returns to Edinburgh with another trailer load of tales of rural life and how country people view the outside world...