Beyond the Body

Beyond the Body

Takibox’s Beyond the Body is an intriguing exploration of physicality, a performance that promises to look towards an extension, a transcending of state. 

Icarus

Icarus

The Mars One Foundation plans to establish a human settlement on Mars by 2024. 

An Invitation

An Invitation

Jo Fong’s An Invitation is about as elusive and complex as a performance at the Fringe is likely to get. 

Pss Pss

Pss Pss

‘Pss’ is one of those sounds that extends beyond itself. 

John Ruskin: Artist and Observer

John Ruskin: Artist and Observer

‘Nature is painting for us, day after day, pictures of infinite beauty’ declared John Ruskin ‘if only we have eyes to see it’. 

Blackwell's Writers at the Fringe

Blackwell's Writers at the Fringe

Heading to a bookshop in the middle of the fringe festival might seem an obvious choice to get a little peace and quiet. 

Ming: The Golden Empire

Ming: The Golden Empire

‘Ming’ roughly translated means brilliant or bright, a translation that seems fitting for this enlightening exhibition. 

Cirque Tsuki: Parade

Cirque Tsuki: Parade

The concept of Cirque Tsuki’s final instalment of its trilogy is strong. 

Cirque Tsuki: Birthday

Cirque Tsuki: Birthday

We’re standing in the atrium of C Nova as a balloon wanders down from above with a note. 

The Pianist

The Pianist

It would be no exaggeration to declare Thomas Monckton nothing short of a genius. 

Circa: Beyond

Circa: Beyond

Circa begins with a simple contortion of a human body: a girl stands and slowly bends herself to her extreme limits and then a little further. 

Supposed to Be Seen

Supposed to Be Seen

‘But how does this game work?’ asks one of the two women on stage before us. 

The Warriors: A Love Story

The Warriors: A Love Story

Arcos describe themselves as a ‘multimedia dance company’ and they certainly deliver. 

Hymn to Disappearance

Hymn to Disappearance

If you’ve been flyered by Theatre Santuoui, you may have been bewitched by the intricate game that unfolds before your eyes in their ingenious paper creation. 

Low Tide in Glass Bay

Low Tide in Glass Bay

Deadpan theatre’s Edinburgh debut touches upon many areas of life, from the most mundane to the deeply moving. 

(The Reel) Macbeth

(The Reel) Macbeth

If this production is anything to go by (The Reel) Macbeth is by no means a tragedy; instead it’s a demonic kilt-adorned joke. 

In the Surface of a Bubble

In the Surface of a Bubble

Any show that advertises itself with the warning of ‘contains puppet violence’ inevitably creates intrigue but the puppetry is by far the most exciting part of this innovative … 

So It Goes

So It Goes

“I’m not going to speak” writes Hannah Moss on a whiteboard, silently, before wiping it clean, “It’s easier”. 

Bitesize Chekhov

Bitesize Chekhov

Taking a bite into Chekhov is no mean feat at the best of times. 

Signal Failure

Signal Failure

Under Peter Darney’s direction, Sasha Ellen’s Signal Failure is a romantic comedy that wanders happily between the serious and the downright silly. 

The Enchanted Forest Adventure

The Enchanted Forest Adventure

The simple pleasure of play is at the heart of Brooke Laing’s enchanting storytelling. 

The Bunker Trilogy: Agamemnon

The Bunker Trilogy: Agamemnon

Forget Ancient Greece: this Agamemnon marches straight into a real life bunker, transposing Aechylus’s personal and political drama deftly into the world of the First World War. 

Burning Books

Burning Books

Jess Green is a champion of misfits; she animates the videogame playing teenagers looking for a shot in with the cool tattooed kids, the frustrated but eager readers banned from th…