Late Night Chill Out Song Recital!

Late Night Chill Out Song Recital!

After an evening of song recitals from Soprano Rachael Wheatley and Pianist Ingrid Sawers, I left late, feeling very chilled out. 

Absolutely Legless

Absolutely Legless

Bringing Ireland to Scotland was the wonderful Absolutely Legless in their show of Irish music and dance. 

Scottish Sinfonia Play Haydn and Shostakovich

Scottish Sinfonia Play Haydn and Shostakovich

The highlight of the evening’s performance came as the inconspicuous Iain Mundy joined the orchestra to take the lead in Haydn’s Trumpet Concerto in E-flat. 

A Middle-Aged Man's Uncertainty Theory

A Middle-Aged Man's Uncertainty Theory

We’ve all seen or heard about that infamous point in a man’s life where he starts to feel out of sync with the world - it usually results in a fancy new car or ridiculous hobby… 

Love, Lust and Lager

Love, Lust and Lager

Calling this show a Cabaret was the first mistake. 

Hairy Pretty Things

Hairy Pretty Things

So sexy that 70% of the room would leave pregnant with very hairy babies (and that’s not just the women) was the warning we received, as we sat ourselves down and prepared for th… 

Moonlight Serenade Orchestra UK Live and Swinging

Moonlight Serenade Orchestra UK Live and Swinging

It was toe-tapping and finger-clicking all round as the Moonlight Serenade Orchestra transported everyone back to the heyday of swing. 

Midnight Hour

Midnight Hour

The Soho Comedy Club provided a real mix at their unashamedly late night show. 

Absolutely Romantic

Absolutely Romantic

With magic in his hands Adrian Sims transformed his piano into a veritable orchestra as he wove through his repertoire exploring Romantic music. 

The Dog-Eared Collective: You're Amazing, Now Look at Me

The Dog-Eared Collective: You're Amazing, Now Look at Me

Completely bizarre, the Dog-Eared Collective held nothing back in their unrelenting comedy set which had everything from detective lives of Beethoven and Bach to Glasgow’s 2022 O… 

A Brief History of Timelessness

A Brief History of Timelessness

I would say that I had a good time at Matt Welcome’s informative and funny discussion, but of course time doesn’t actually exist. 

Josh Neicho and Friends

Josh Neicho and Friends

It was a strange ensemble that made up the ‘Josh Neicho and Friends’ show on this day, but not an bad one. 

Be Fruitful and Multiply

Be Fruitful and Multiply

When choosing a theme for a show, it doesn’t get much bigger than rewriting how the world began. 

Mini-Mahler at the Fringe

Mini-Mahler at the Fringe

The stunning opening of Debussy’s ‘Prélude à L’après midi d’un faune’ set the standard for the rest of the night as the trilling flute and solemn oboe against the bac… 

Robin's Ukulele Extravaganza

Robin's Ukulele Extravaganza

So, today I learnt to play the Ukulele and you would have too if you’d been at Robin’s Ukulele Extravaganza earlier like me. 

Scottish Comedian of the Year 2011 - Jamie Dalgleish

Scottish Comedian of the Year 2011 - Jamie Dalgleish

With high expectations for the Scottish Comedian of the Year: Jaime Dalgleish, I eagerly awaited my night filled with side-splitting jokes and rip-roaring laughs. 

It's Clarsach Jim, But Not As We Know It!

It's Clarsach Jim, But Not As We Know It!

The clarsach is an interesting alternative to the popular choices of guitar or piano; I thoroughly enjoyed my afternoon listening to the soothing voice of Pauline Vallance against … 

The Top Secret Comedy Club

The Top Secret Comedy Club

Apparently not such a big secret after all, the Whistlebinkies was packed with those in the know waiting for a line-up of top comedians to kick start their night. 

Smetana's Ma Vlast

Smetana's Ma Vlast

Tackling Smetana’s demanding composition of Ma Vlast, the Orchestra of the Canongait produced a stirring performance, capturing the essence of his tribute to home and story-telli… 

The Aspidistras - Hi Noon!

The Aspidistras - Hi Noon!

Everything about the Aspidistras at High Noon, from the name to the costumes, is bizarre. 

A Clockwork Orange

A Clockwork Orange

If you do one thing this festival, take yourself down to Pleasance Courtyard nice and early to ensure your place in the line of people all eagerly awaiting their chance to watch th… 

Cheap Laughs (Are Better Than No Laughs) - Free

Cheap Laughs (Are Better Than No Laughs) - Free

I’m not sure if I agree with Eric Gudmunsen’s sentiment that ‘Cheap laughs are better than no laughs’ after his alternative evening of late night comedy at Captain Taylor… 

Damian Kingsley: Work in Progress - Free

Damian Kingsley: Work in Progress - Free

Openly admitting his show was a ‘work in progress’ and should not be judged on the quality of all of the material, there seemed no need for excuses as Damian Kingsley ushered u… 

You Left Me in the Dark

You Left Me in the Dark

This performance was never going to be a side-splitter.