Flamenco for Kids

Flamenco for Kids

There are many things about Flamenco for Kids which I had to consider; firstly the question of what was it, exactly? This program is a weird amalgamation of a performance and a wor… 

Cathedral Meditations by Candlelight

Cathedral Meditations by Candlelight

Entering the cathedral, it is impossible not to be in awe of the scenery. 

The  System

The System

From a bare stage sirens blare, search dogs bark and police rally as three men make a daring prison break. 

The Steadfast Tin Soldier

The Steadfast Tin Soldier

In the world of children’s programming, there is a spectrum from well-executed to well intentioned through to absolutely insulting. 

Funeral Replacement Service

Funeral Replacement Service

As I approach Waverly Bridge, I catch sight of a black vintage Routemaster bus, casting a gloomy shadow against the darkness. 

Now Leasing

Now Leasing

Lea McGowan (pronounced Lee, as in, Now Leasing), is a beautiful dancer. 

Tamar Broadbent: Almost Epic

Tamar Broadbent: Almost Epic

A little spitfire of a songstress has entered the forum of the Fringe, bound for greatness – or so she hopes. 

Edinburgh - A Tale of Two Towns

Edinburgh - A Tale of Two Towns

Edinburgh is a city of beauty, history and incredible inspiration. 

SensoryO

SensoryO

A line of wiggly worms wait impatiently to enter the magical night-time world where anything is possible. 

Best of Edinburgh Showcase Show

Best of Edinburgh Showcase Show

Much like Arthur’s Seat is the bedrock of Edinburgh, comedy is the bedrock of the Edinburgh Fringe. 

The Blues Brothers - Live

The Blues Brothers - Live

I have a confession to make. 

Longing for Grace

Longing for Grace

Alfred Hitchcock once said of Grace Kelly, she is a ‘volcano covered in snow. 

Sword and I

Sword and I

This show had so much promise, derring-do, an epic journey, sword, mime and a lot of comedy. 

The Dark Truth Tour

The Dark Truth Tour

Down a long, winding staircase, far beneath the bustling streets of Edinburgh stands a city frozen in time. 

Hooked

Hooked

I hardly know where to begin with this fascinating and relentlessly passionate show. 

I Hate Children Children's Show

I Hate Children Children's Show

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, welcome to the madness that is the I Hate Children, Children’s Show. 

Rumpelstiltskin and the Wheel of Fortune

Rumpelstiltskin and the Wheel of Fortune

As I walked into the Scottish Storytelling Centre I was greeted by a delightfully impish man in a wizard’s robe assigning fairy names to all the children (and adults if you want)… 

Red Bastard

Red Bastard

I’ll admit it, I was curious. 

The  Man Who Planted Trees

The Man Who Planted Trees

Is there a more delightful way to start the 2013 Fringe than with Edinburgh’s own Puppet State Theatre Company? This nearly pitch perfect production of The Man Who Planted Trees,…