Brecht’s famous parable about living a good life in a world ruled by money is here performed admirably by students from the Chinese International School of Hong Kong.
Since 1999 this show has been a feature of the Fringe’s comedy programme and this year they are back with some of the biggest names in Irish comedy.
This wonderful adaptation re-imagines Othello as a world-renowned rapper, and the action takes place in the high-flying world of hip-hop performers.
Graham Whistler’s show from last year’s Fringe returns, again mainly focusing on his cerebral palsy.
Improvised stand-up is a tricky business, but luckily the organisers of The Set List continue to get some of the country’s most well-known comedians to take part.
Olga and Dino are leaving their lives behind.
At the start of this show Billy Watson talks about cocks and pubes and soon moves on to describe a tedious pursuit of pussy, which would presumably not be half as tedious if he eve…
Woza Albert! (Come here, Albert!) was first performed in 1983 and it was a sharp criticism of the Apartheid system.
Standing on a monochrome stage, each on his own pedestal, three characters talk about a few days in their lives.
This project has a marvellously appealing idea behind it: first, open a shop where people ‘buy’ sweets, not with money, but with knowledge.
The story of Helena and her faithless husband, Bertram, has puzzled theatregoers for centuries.
Just months before the election that saw Nelson Mandela become president of South Africa, an angry mob attacked and killed American Fulbright scholar Amy Biehl.
Jessica Fostekew is in love with words.
When Strindberg’s 1888 play was first transposed to a South African setting in 1985, Apartheid was at it’s height and the production caused an uproar for featuring an interraci…
An Englishman, an Irishman and an American are sitting in a room, but this is no joke.
Waiting for someone to collect her sewing machine, an old woman takes her leave of this last remaining companion.
What was life like for women in the early twentieth-century living in China? In this play we see a woman forced into an arranged marriage.
Terence Rattigan’s undoubtedly brilliant play gets a rather tedious reworking in this production by student company Hoghead Theatre.
At the beginning of this tour we’re on Lothian Street and Cuth when our guide boldly informs us that we are on Lothian Road.
Zipping through all of Greek mythology in an hour and a half is quite a lot of fun when it is presented by a company of student actors who tackle the task with enthusiasm; it is ra…
Have you ever thought about running away, changing your identity and leaving behind your current life? This is what Charlie decides to do after being caught stealing from work.
On the night of an election, one candidate and two party workers are scurrying about, preparing for the results to be announced.
This comedy thriller by Israeli duo Elephant and the Mouse has a plot twist so delicious that giving it away would be murder.
Speakeasy, one of two shows stand-up Danielle Ward is performing on alternate nights at the Fringe, starts with the offer of a gin and tonic.
When she sees a stranger die in a café, Jean hardly thinks before answering his ringing phone.
‘I was a docker once, but I’m working now,’ says Scouse comic Jigsy in Tony Staveacre’s new play, as he reminisces about Liverpool life in the past.
During the Great Depression thousands of American World War I veterans gathered in Washington DC to demand payment of promised bonuses.
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