Nightpiece Film Festival

Nightpiece Film Festival

Nightpiece Film Festival is attempting to do something quite lovely. 

Yeti

Yeti

There are some great moments in Gary from Leeds’ surreal one-man spoken word show, Yeti. 

Inevitable

Inevitable

The Age We Are is a young company bringing their first production, Inevitable, to the Edinburgh Fringe. 

Alison Jackson: A Story in the Public Domain

Alison Jackson: A Story in the Public Domain

Alison Jackson has made a name for herself creating fake behind-the-scenes photographs and videos of celebrities with look-alike models. 

Case Number

Case Number

Case Number, from young London-based theatre company Tea and Toast productions, seeks to raise awareness about the shockingly low number of rapists that are convicted through the… 

Flight of the Lawnchair Man

Flight of the Lawnchair Man

Latymer Theatre Company’s Flight of the Lawnchair Man is the sweet tale of an average man who dreams of something more. 

Jim Al-Khalili: Quantum - Still Crazy After All These Years

Jim Al-Khalili: Quantum - Still Crazy After All These Years

I gave up studying all forms of science at the age of 15, so on the surface, I would not be the natural choice for Jim Al-Khalili’s Quantum – Still Crazy After All These Yea… 

Telling Tales

Telling Tales

Todoandahooha’s Telling Tales is a series of 21st century morality plays commenting on and critiquing the contemporary world. 

Post-Its (Notes on a Marriage)

Post-Its (Notes on a Marriage)

The ordinary, daily drama of being in a relationship is the subject of short Canadian production, Post-its (Notes on a Marriage). 

Dead Letters

Dead Letters

In this era of electronic messaging devices, where nothing texted or emailed seems personal, permanent or important, there is something romantic about a tangible, hand-written le… 

Feral

Feral

Feral is a beautifully imagined production which uses puppetry, film, cartoons and projection to tell the sad story of a lovely seaside town descending into anarchy. 

Good Timin'

Good Timin'

Good Timin’ is Ian Mclaughlin’s personal story about his search to find a connection with his long-lost father. 

The Box – Free

The Box – Free

“I wasn’t cut out to be cursed,” Jill tells us at the start of The Box. 

Rants, Bantz and Comas

Rants, Bantz and Comas

“Happy families are all alike, but every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way,” wrote Tolstoy. 

Every Brilliant Thing

Every Brilliant Thing

You’ll have to excuse me for saying this, but Every Brilliant Thing is, quite simply, brilliant. 

Mmm Hmmm

Mmm Hmmm

The lights go down and, from out of the dark, a sound comes. 

A Slight Ache

A Slight Ache

In a world where ‘fat’ is a dirty word, Chewing the Fat, created by performance artist Selina Thompson, sets out to have an open and honest conversation about it. 

The Future for Beginners

The Future for Beginners

What would life be like if you could plan every detail ahead of time and guarantee your happiness? Such certainty of outcome is surely something that everyone has wished for at s… 

The Eradication of Schizophrenia in Western Lapland

The Eradication of Schizophrenia in Western Lapland

The Eradication of Schizophrenia in Western Lapland, by theatre company Ridiculusmus, is about the creation of an experience. 

Big Red Bath

Big Red Bath

Adapted from the popular children’s book of the same name, Big Red Bath is Full House’s offering for younger children at the 2014 Edinburgh Fringe (The Snow Dog is their show f… 

The Snow Dog

The Snow Dog

You don’t expect adults to be as excited as the children when waiting to see a kids show at the fringe. 

My Uncle's Shoes

My Uncle's Shoes

A beautifully ragged caravan hung with various bits and bobs sits in a corner of the stage. 

I'm Not Like Other Girls

I'm Not Like Other Girls

Susie Sillett has always disliked women, she explains. 

KATE

KATE

In 1940, the British strategically invaded neutral Iceland in a preemptive move to prevent a German invasion. 

Near Gone

Near Gone

“This is a difficult story to tell,” performer Katherina Radeva warns us in Bulgarian through her translator and fellow performer, Alister Lownie, at the start of Near Gone. 

The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz

It’s called, ‘The Wizard of Oz’ but this isn’t the production you remember from your childhood. 

Notoriously Yours

Notoriously Yours

Most of us don’t think too hard about what we post online. 

Confirmation

Confirmation

There Has Possibly Been an Incident by Chris Thorpe was a critically acclaimed success at the Fringe in 2013. 

Jack and I

Jack and I

The unsolved mystery of Jack the Ripper has provided constant fascination for people around the world ever since the grisly murders were committed. 

Little Jokes

Little Jokes

‘I see life as basically tragic and futile and the only thing that matters in life is making little jokes,’ wrote Edward Lear, a Victorian best known for his nonsense poetry an… 

Richard III

Richard III

There may be questions surrounding his historical accuracy, but there can be no denying that Shakespeare’s Richard III is one of the most fascinating and entertaining of Englis… 

Finian's Rainbow

Finian's Rainbow

Finian’s Rainbow tells the story of Irish immigrant, Finian McLonergin, and his daughter, Sharon and their adventures in the fictional American town of Rainbow Valley, Missitu… 

Rosie Wilby: Nineties Woman

Rosie Wilby: Nineties Woman

The early nineties is a period that doesn’t often get a lot of attention. 

Crazy Glue

Crazy Glue

What keeps a couple together and what breaks them apart are two questions endlessly revisited by artists. 

The A-Z Of Mrs P

The A-Z Of Mrs P

As a relative ‘newbie’ to London, I often find myself lost, confused and wandering the city’s streets hopelessly.