Tom Craine - Choirboy to Addict and Back Again

Tom Craine - Choirboy to Addict and Back Again

Tom Craine is such a polite young man it’s hard to imagine that he was ever addicted to anything. 

Jollie: Abreast Of Culture

Jollie: Abreast Of Culture

John Biddle and Ollie Birch would be the world’s coolest music teachers if they weren’t already committed to be being Britain’s coolest Story and Song Artistes. 

S-27

S-27

It is sweltering hot and a guillotine like camera click is the only sound that fills the room, apart that is, from a boy’s desperate wail for his mother. 

Under Milk Wood

Under Milk Wood

Well meaning but blank voices speak lines of densely poetic language trying but failing to connect with the power or rhythm behind Under Milk Wood, Dylan Thomas’ perceptive and of… 

Tony of Arabia

Tony of Arabia

Tony Blair is in a press conference. 

The Factory

The Factory

You and you, fucking move! You over there, you over there!You and you, fucking move! You over there, you over there!You and you, fucking move! You over there, you over there!. 

Womb Man

Womb Man

A one man experiment into the nature of humankind, Womb Man is an interesting idea which does not ask any new questions or indeed answer any. 

Stefan Golaszewski Speaks About A Girl He Once Loved

Stefan Golaszewski Speaks About A Girl He Once Loved

In his first solo show up in Edinburgh Stefan Golaszewski has provided us with a witty and sophisticated look at his 18 year old self in the throws of his first love. 

Upstart Crows

Upstart Crows

An ensemble of 30 young performers romp marvelously through Mike Punter’s clever new play on the fortunes and misfortunes of the Admiral’s Men and their writer, Christopher ‘Kit… 

I Wanna Be Loved By You

I Wanna Be Loved By You

Who really was Marilyn Monroe? Sadly after seeing I Wanna Be Loved By You I’m still as clueless as when I went in. 

A Real Humane Person Who Cares And All That

A Real Humane Person Who Cares And All That

A Real Humane Person Who Cares And All That by Adam Brace is the best piece of new writing that I have seen on the Fringe. 

Coming Up For Air by George Orwell

Coming Up For Air by George Orwell

Simply and elegantly staged, George Orwell’s Coming Up For Air is a breath of fresh air in the middle of all of the over dressed, multi-media, post-modern shows which seem to have… 

Involution

Involution

It is some time in the future and the Faith Party has taken control. 

Out Of Your Knowledge

Out Of Your Knowledge

“Maybe it’s just nostalgia, but you know the way things are going, back may be the only way of going forward” So speaks Jim one of the many and varied characters that Steve Wate… 

The Yellow Wallpaper

The Yellow Wallpaper

We’ve all imagined monsters in the bedroom at some point, seen eyes looking out at us from dark corners, and so the claustrophobic horror story of a woman sent mad by a malevolent… 

The Time Step

The Time Step

The brilliance of the Edinburgh Fringe is that you can see things which blow you away in the most unexpected of places, and things which are awful in the most anticipated. 

Pericles Redux

Pericles Redux

Is it pantomime? Is it a musical? Is it a physical theatre piece? Is it a radical re-telling of Shakespeare’s Pericles, Prince of Tyre? No it’s a bad amalgamation of all four. 

Hand-me-Down

Hand-me-Down

Two railings of clothes, colour co-ordinated like a second hand rainbow, stand either side of Kate Craddock as she hands out raffle tickets to the audience as they enter. 

La Clique

La Clique

What is it about La Clique that makes everyone, without exception want to pack up their normal and seemingly dull lives to run away with the circus and live in a world of weird and… 

The Parched Lament of Child Farrago

The Parched Lament of Child Farrago

Gentle piano music plays as we see pregnant women breathing peacefully on stage and are told to imagine we are a balloon, filled with air and then air which is filled with air. 

In a Thousand Pieces

In a Thousand Pieces

‘We couldn’t hear her, we couldn’t see her so for now this is her voice. 

Tapestry Of Fear

Tapestry Of Fear

Two men are trapped in a timeless square musing on their existence, and the world, and their existence, and trees and the world, and their existence and the existence of the world,… 

Behind the Mirror

Behind the Mirror

Ad Infinitum are a new and energetic physical theatre company from Ecole Internationale de Theatre Jacques Lecoq and Lecoq’s brand of clowning is beautifully evident in their new … 

The Exquisite Corpse

The Exquisite Corpse

The angel of death in a bowler hat, a man and a woman on a roof creating an old man’s life from his dying face or a dog who speaks to his therapist. 

A California Seagull

A California Seagull

I came along to A California Seagull, Alison Carey’s adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s The Seagull wondering why anyone would want to transpose it’s setting from a wild and dark 19t… 

Black Stuff

Black Stuff

In Black Stuff Shams Theatre Company have created a piece of work about the global oil and financial crisis that is human, hilarious and above all touching. 

Red Peter

Red Peter

What a surprise.