The Winter's Tale

The Winter's Tale

Cutting down plays to fit the narrow constraints of most fringe slots is always a challenge. 

Medea: Greece Meets West

Medea: Greece Meets West

Cultures clash in this powerfully discordant retelling of the Medea story at the Jazz Bar. 

The Goddess of Walnuts

The Goddess of Walnuts

Short but (bitter)sweet, Tim Foley’s fast-paced, tautly-written backstage drama The Goddess of Walnuts is a compelling piece of new writing. 

A Concrete Jungle Full of Wild Cars

A Concrete Jungle Full of Wild Cars

Home is more than just an abstraction for Zina, the thirteen-year-old protagonist of A Concrete Jungle Full of Wild Cars, a promising - if uneven - new drama from Mariama Ives-Moib… 

Jewel

Jewel

Claudia Jeffries is a talented, charismatic performer. 

Verb Garden: The Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas

Verb Garden: The Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas

At first glance, there was something utterly incongruous about the relationship of The Famous Spiegeltent - all flowing fabrics and dark wood panelling - and the panelists of Frida… 

The Morning After Season: Wuthering Heights

The Morning After Season: Wuthering Heights

Few novels of the nineteenth century convey as powerful a passion as Emily Bronte’s Wuthering Heights, a high-Gothic family saga of destructive, toxic love on the Yorkshire Moors. 

Cain

Cain

Staging a long-dormant closet drama, even by such a flamboyant personality as Lord Byron, is always a challenge. 

Pugni Di Zolfo (Fists of Sulfur) – History of Caruso

Pugni Di Zolfo (Fists of Sulfur) – History of Caruso

It is not often that one-man shows in black box theaters stand out for their visuals. 

Echolalia

Echolalia

There are few pleasures as great as wandering into a quiet, unassuming black box studio at three forty in the afternoon and, in the company of five other spectators, experiencing a… 

Kierkegaard Comedy Show - with Claus Damgaard

Kierkegaard Comedy Show - with Claus Damgaard

There are two kinds of people at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival - those who run screaming from the phrase ‘Kierkegaard Comedy Show’, and those who run shouting towards it. 

'33 (a Kabarett)

'33 (a Kabarett)

Far from the madding crowd (and the Royal Mile), the Hill Street Theatre is hosting one of the most haunting, gut-wrenching pieces of theatre at the Fringe this year. 

Wyrd

Wyrd

You have to feel for the team behind Wyrd, the immersive-meets-interactive-meets-seance play currently playing at the atmospheric C Nova. 

Spiltmilk Say Dance

Spiltmilk Say Dance

The three-girl trio behind dance collective Spiltmilk are nothing if not perky. 

Circa: Wunderkammer

Circa: Wunderkammer

A woman passes through a tiny hoop, no bigger than her head.