The Love Story attempts to expose the nature of the individual in our relations with one another and our ability to cope of our own accord.
This play and wonderful performance managed to reach into my thoughts and leave me wandering around confused all day.
This show bases its sketch and ad-libbing comedy on George W Bushs war on frightening things and more specifically ‘terror’.
I dont live here anymore examines a relationship which draws to its untimely end.
Thyme Productions plays on a good idea with this musical.
Dee Mardi gives us a cabaret of life, with the twist that everything is related in some way to laundry pegged on the line.
On a cold and wet day in Edinburgh, Alistair McGowan declared that he hoped to warm our hearts and by the time the show drew to a close both he and Charlotte Page had successfully …
The Trojan Woman was the final part of the Eurpides Trilogy for the City Dionysia festival in 415BC in an Athens giddy on the extremes of democracy and empire shortly after she utt…
The Grind Show takes a look into a surreal world that tests reality.
Reliance Falls is the redneck American backwater that hides an intriguing secret.
Life is boring in Sutton Coldfield.
In a rather curt start to the show, Sally Barker apologised to the audience for not being Joni Mitchell.
Billy the Kid eats his cereal to the sound of live punk rock and then shoots his mum for trying to make him go to school.
Three of hearts is a play done in rhyme, with a dark subject matter that wont waste your time.
The Three Gaga men wear full body tights to produce a show of circus value that balances between being a little bit freakish and providing unique entertainment.
Nikki Hobday is worried about her onstage identity and what shes going to achieve with the space shes been given.
The Yvonne Arnaud youth Theatre Company attempts in this production to bring home the reality of war, remembering the sacrifices that were made and the horrors that the young soldi…
This intimate and intriguing play delicately uncovers a fascinating story about an over protective father and his sheltered daughter.
This one-woman comedy show takes you to the frustrated post apocalypse world where woman has inherited the Earth.
A filthy student in an untidy room reflecting on how his life has gone off the rails.
You have to go to extreme lengths to make a version of A Midsummer Night’s Dream stand out.
Five people are compelled to join a fat club due to self deprecation and the search for a sex life.
This new play examines the already well-examined possibilities that social networking has granted to original writing.
Speechless follows the disturbing tale of teenage twins, identical in every feature and footstep, who simultaneously descend into madness.
Yorkshire’s helpful heroes take their inept phone-in advice service to the road.
Max and Ivan are one of my main reasons for loving the Fringe.
Fire and the Rose faces up to the more harrowing articles of the human condition.
In Mexico on the second of November the people celebrate the day of the dead.
This play promises a quick and basic guide to the development of western theatre.
Burklyn Youth Ballet this year chose to advertise themselves as a children’s show, not as a ballet or musical, and this has played well to their advantage.
This is a very well written play that successfully captures the problems that plague some modern relationships on the turning point of middle age.
This two person show is set in a surreal, but unnervingly, probable world of a massive corporation - where encouraging chirpy American voices in the lift congratulate people on ‘te…
From its inception this play has a lot to live up to, as there are many shows where a writer has taken an established fantasy and added a twist of reality.
Shakespeare for Breakfast now has something of an unassailable reputation at the Fringe.
Rocket science takes a Disney-esque look at the usual high school issues.
In this solo performance Becki Gerrard unashamedly shows every inch of herself - body, roots and feelings.
This play looks at the lucrative and expanding trade of Russian brides and the western men who seek what they believe will bring fulfilment to their lives; attractive, devoted Russ…
Yo Girl is a solo performance born from the musings of the New York actress Natalie Kim.
Ivo Graham is the first to do his stint in this hour of stand up comedy.
A meteorite is heading towards the earth on course with the potential to annihilate all known life, history and achievement.
Dark Elf Manius goes to war against King Tyberon and the city of Amazura as a result of greed and a need for revenge.
Letters Home tells the story of two Liverpudlian brothers in the armed forces.
This show will make you leave the theatre trembling.
I have a great love for Classics, so when I saw a musical that advertised a collision between Roman civilisation and rock classics of the 80s and 90s I had an ominous feeling.
An Acre and Change takes a fresh look at the dispute over land distribution.
This sketch writing achieves everything that has come to be expected of the genre, mixing observational with impulsive twists.
This is one of the most evocative and deeply moving shows I have ever seen.
The audience looks into a living room where a wife has just demanded of her husband Lets have sex! Her stale spouse remains unconvinced, insisting that sex for pleasure is in…
This show was mathemagical, which isnt great if you start hyperventilating at algebra like myself, but if you dont cry at sums youll like this all the more.
Alec is a dysfunctional young man of the landed gentry, but that is easy to deal with when the rest of the family are just as peculiar.
As you were takes a deep look into the effects of war.
Operation Greenfield is the story of four secondary school students in the very quiet English backwater of Stokely.
The number of shows and scripts around drug culture Britain are appallingly lacking.
The Random Acts of Wildness Theatre Company presents itself as a workshop which aims to teach us the finer points of theatre and acting.
This show claims to use extreme balloon modelling and this is as much of a joke as its claim to be a stunning piece of physical theatre for all ages.
When I see something advertised in the style of ‘melodrama and lurid gothic horror’ I often get uneasy for reasons different to the promised depravity.
This Durham-based sketch group has some of the finest comic talent that anybody can ever see at the fringe.
Two storytellers kick start the play as a fairytale, but with a difference like none other we have seen before.
Youve got plenty of selection for Oxford based A Cappella groups at the fringe, all of whom seem to converge en masse at C venues.
A street band performance onstage gives the audience a snapshot of Haitian life, dropping us straight into a vibrant scene.
Sanderson Jones lost his mother at the age of 10 and has been thinking about death ever since.
In an unnerving and slightly unconvincing start, a well presented alpha-male spouted out a terrorist mantra.
I must remember throughout this that ‘The Works of Fate’ is a free show, and as a result will give you value for money if it doesnt make you walk out.