The Only Way is Downton

The Only Way is Downton

If impersonations are your thing, then the Only Way is Downton is a must-see at this year’s Fringe. Luke Kempner’s one hour show uses the popular show, Downton Abbey, as a basis for showcasing his impressive impressions... 

The Temptation of St Anthony

The Temptation of St Anthony

Taking inspiration from Gustave Flaubert’s La Tentation de Saint Antoine, Teatro Cassone’s production successfully teams Flaubert’s narrative with a Teatro performance style... 

Last Chance Romance

Last Chance Romance

Entering into a world of 1950s dating, Last Chance Romance is a fun hour for any adult. Centred on a dating agency, the three performers each play advisers trying to find those perfect matches... 

Circus Incognitus

Circus Incognitus

If you’re after an easy-to-watch family show, then Circus Incognitus may just be what you’re looking for. Jamie Adkins’ performance combines vaudeville comedy with magic and circus skills... 

Butterfly in Shades of Blue

Butterfly in Shades of Blue

Butterfly in Shades of Blue follows two characters through 17 years of their lives; the audience is privy to the life-changing conversations which occur between the couple. From their first exchange, through to their marriage and then to their inevitable divorce before reuniting, the plot is predictable and fairly unexciting... 

I Need A Doctor: The Whosical

I Need A Doctor: The Whosical

The opening theme to I Need a Doctor: The Whosical not only starts the narrative but also identifies the witty, farcical nature of the piece. The first things to be heard are voicemails; supposedly left by Russell T... 

UCAS

UCAS

Off Track Theatre - UCAS - *** (3 stars)UCAS follows five students and their teacher as they attempt to write personal statements for university. Moving through all of the typical questions, Off Track Theatre company’s production is energetic and in-your-face... 

Flamenco for Kids

Flamenco for Kids

There are some very charming elements to this show, but for me I felt there was not enough actual dancing for the children. When we arrived we were treated to some traditional music played on the guitar by Ricardo, and then Yasmina performed flamenco for us to watch... 

Ready, Steady, Ceilidh

Ready, Steady, Ceilidh

Children’s dance shows are always difficult to assess, especially if they are only designed for the young. Ready, Steady, Ceilidh however was as much for the adults as it was for the children... 

Tiger Tale

Tiger Tale

Tiger Tale is an effective culmination for all the senses; an exquisitely beautiful story for all ages. Focusing on a disconnected family’s response when a tiger comes to visit, the show is visually and audibly captivating... 

Tamar Broadbent: All By My Selfie

Tamar Broadbent: All By My Selfie

Tamar Broadbent's All by my Selfie seamlessly combines quick wit with a beautiful voice. Following in the footsteps of the likes of Tim Minchin, Broadbent sings her audience through a range of unfortunate life events, placing particular emphasis on our dependency on social media... 

The Jammy Dodgers Go Underground

The Jammy Dodgers Go Underground

The Jammy Dodgers Go Underground follows three brothers as they attempt to earn money through busking, but instead end up in a workhouse. Containing traces of other stories such as Oliver! and The Pied Piper, this musical allows the very young performers of the company to showcase their talents... 

The Drowsy Chaperone

The Drowsy Chaperone

Bob Martin and Don McKellar’s The Drowsy Chaperone is a musical comedy set in the 1920’s and was initially written as a comic stag gift before being altered into a full length show for the Toronto Fringe Festival... 

The Improv Musical

The Improv Musical

The students from Music Theatre Warwick join a hoard of performers hoping to entertain at the Fringe with an improvised musical. With there being more than one group to choose from, it’s important that the show goes off with a bang and this one certainly did...