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Paul F Cockburn is an Edinburgh-based freelance magazine journalist. Since 2012 he has become one of Broadway Baby's most regular contributors, having written more than 300 reviews for the site. As Scotland editor he coordinates Broadway Baby's Scottish theatre coverage beyond the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.


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The Lying Kind

The Lying Kind

Constables Blunt and Gobbel have one last duty to fulfil before they clock off on Christmas Eve: to tell the old couple at number 58 some terrible, terrible news.  But what if the shock is too much for the frail pair to bear?  Maybe they’d be better off not knowing. And maybe the hapless Continue Reading

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The Waves on the Seas

The Waves on the Seas

Following on from the success of last year’s Tales from the Hanging Captain, Active Inquiry’s Flashback Drama Group, Strange Town Young Company and writer Duncan Kidd join forces again to continue to tell the story of Leith Docks. Following three generations of Italian immigrants the play Continue Reading

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Bounce!

Bounce!

Two dancers and two musicians are faced with the unexpected—a huge wooden cube in the middle of the stage. A stunning and highly amusing dance piece; part of the Edinburgh International Children's Festival. Level: 7-13 years. Continue Reading

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Music Is Torture

Music Is Torture

Jake owns a recording studio. He's been recording the same album for the past 15 years. Everyone else gets the breaks. But, unbeknown to him, a potential windfall could be heading his way. He might just have to make a few... compromises. Continue Reading

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Joan Eardley: A Private View

Joan Eardley: A Private View

Anna Carlisle’s ground-breaking new play celebrates a gifted life stopped in its prime and will give audiences an opportunity to spend time in the company of a great painter as she makes her way through a life of joys, frustrations, disappointments and triumphs. In this compelling and moving Continue Reading

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The 306: Day

The 306: Day

1917. The war across the channel rages on. In Russia, a revolution is turning the social order on its head. And at home in Britain, there are women fighting their own battle. Rents are rising. Food is scarce. And war work can be deadly. Continue Reading