Hayley May Muirhead and Molly Dooner under the company name of Pink Mango Comedy, bring a show that is zany, bizzare, upbeat and sexually empowering for any females watching.
I had very little idea of what this show was about, except that it had a bit of a cult following after its run on (and off) Broadway.
Have you ever wanted to be in an Oscar Wilde play? Even if it's just for a few minutes? With The Importance of Being.
St Ann's Well Gardens in Hove was the perfect idyllic setting for Drama Impact's version of William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night.
The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is one of Robert Louis Stevenson's most popular novels.
Having studied Dylan Thomas at university, fallen in love with Richard Burton's classic interpretation of Under Milk Wood and having a strong Welsh family connection, I was exc…
Zany, spooky, fun! That is the way to describe Vampire's Ball Ultimate Halloween Party Live! Although it was on Zoom, and they were up against time lags on the extremely odd oc…
Running through different eras of history, Clean - The Musical wiped the floor with its heartfelt, touching overlapping of stories of seven women who lived in Roundhill, Brighton.
Antonio is a very interesting character in Shakespeare's Twelfth Night.
Blood Glorious Blood was not just your normal one woman show.
The Scottish Play is a solo performance written by Victoria Gartner, founder and artistic director of Will & Co which produces plays about Shakespear, under the umbrella title …
The burst of applause did not mark the end of the performance.
Whenever we hear the term 'Yes Queen', these days what automatically pops into our heads is the popular association with RuPaul's Drag Race.
Oh no, Agent November is captured and held prisoner by the evil mastermind Marty Orri.
What a relief to be sitting in an actual theatre watching something where no one mentions the 'C word', unless it's Cornwall that is.
On February 9th 1964 four young men were on their way to perform their first major concert as ‘Forever Plaid’.
Notflix was a musical experience with a twist.
Everything about A Red Square is different.
Char Brockes and Jack O'Neill (Ava Cardo) brought the Rialto Theatre to life with their unique styles of drag and slapstick comedy, in order to explore the theme of Romantic Co…
Despite some technical issues with the Brighton Fringe website, this Greek Mythology Creative Writing Workshop run by Amanda Potter (from the Open University) was a good way to get…
During both lockdowns, everyone experienced something being taken away that we possibly have taken a lot for granted.
We all have secrets to keep.
On the 27th May something remarkable happened.
The Brighton Open Air Theatre was full of joy, not just because of theatre starting again after recent uncertain times, but due to The Lady in the Van being the opening show of the…
The greater mouse-eared bat belongs to the family Vespertilionidae of the genus Myotis.
When thrust into the circus, it can never be easy to tame the lions.
When I first heard that TrueStory Theatre would be back with a one man production of A Christmas Carol I felt in parts excited and uneasy.
Lying not too far beneath the CV19 surface of 2020 lie a series of news events that seem to epitomise our times.
The lockdown goes on and theatre will likely not return anytime soon.
Tonight I figured out how to beam a Facebook video to my TV so I could watch – amongst other things – a burlesque performer do a striptease on a unicycle.
Annabelszki took to the stage to give a thought provoking, challenging and uplifting insight into the role of women and feminism from a lesbian point of view.
In 1996, Robert Lepage's initial production of The Seven Streams was far from critic-pleasing.
If you go down to the woods today, you’re in for a BIG surprise.
An enchanting stage show based on the 2010 book by Julia Donaldson, Zog follows a young dragon of the same name who only wants one thing: a gold star.
The Gielgud Theatre hosts Ben Elton's stage version of his acclaimed TV show, Upstart Crow.
Every year the Royal Albert Hall plays host to Cirque du Soleil, whose cast of exceptional performers come from across the globe.
Watching Super Sunday makes you think you really ought to get the gym more.
In Midnight Movie, Eve Leigh presents a universe of bedrooms where disabled people are unable to sleep due to the pain of having a body which is, right now, ‘glitching’.
Full of good cheer, fun and jokes, carols under falling snow, spooky ghosts and glitter, what better way to get into the Christmas spirit than go to An Edinburgh Christmas Carol, D…
The predictably brilliant writer/director/dame Andrew Pollard returns to Greenwich Theatre again for another triumphant Panto season, marking the 50th anniversary of the theatre’…
Almost inevitably, doing a show at Christmas draws comparisons to Panto – that staple of British theatre that keeps the house funded for the rest of the year; but stood next to L…
Finding myself once again at the Bridewell Theatre, home of amateur theatre group SEDOS, I know I am in for a treat.
After thoroughly impressing with their adaptation of Dracula, TRUESTORY return with another legendary gothic tale as they find all the right parts for an excellent take on Mary She…
In the midst of the comedy maelstrom, into which Edinburgh in August descends, I was privileged to enjoy an extraordinary artistic experience.
Numbers starts with Jack (Henry Waddon) in a therapy session on a sparse stage and moves through the chain of events that took him there.
A poetic and poignant piece of storytelling; Choir of Man hit all the right notes in a story of brotherhood, the archetypical pub and the importance of community.
The Fawlty Towers Live Themed Dinner Show is one of two similar events happening at this year's Edinburgh Fringe; both themed dinners based on the legendary iconic 1970s sitcom…
There are 36 shows at the Fringe by trans performers, according to the TransFringe hashtag on Twitter, and Edalia Day’s Too Pretty to Punch might be the only one that’s both ce…
Making a show with your ex must be awkward, right? Maybe.
A brilliant Scandi noir of the psyche, spoken in gibberish in a surreal world, Norwegian Jo Strømgren Kompani’s The Hospital, is gripping; moving from bizarre, black humour to d…
The Words Are There is a moving and innovative piece of physical theatre that appeals both for its approach to male domestic abuse, and for its style of performance.
Anything With A Pulse begins with boy meets girl in a nightclub.
Zoe Lyons packs out the Gilded Balloon with stand-up that raises the bar for Fringe comedy.
Scruffy indie kids have inherited the world and Cora Bissett rules supreme.
Shabbat shalom misfits, Reuben Kaye is back in town.
What’s done is done.
Another Fringe day, another single figure on a stage dissecting a “big issue of today”.
Every night, a debauched affair of revelries and frivolity can be found in the depths of the Raging Bull bar on Lothian Road.
Princess dresses and cleaning supplies turn into painfully comical horses, lakes, capes, ans tents for you to hide in.
Within a basement room of the Hanover Suite (Venue 119) is perhaps the best musical sketch comedy you will find this Fringe.
The Edinburgh Fringe exists as a kind of suspended adolescence allowing creatives to live the experience of their art being the most important thing in the world.
Sarah-Louise Young is one of Edinburgh Fringe's most respected and sought after musical variety performers, and it's no stretch of the imagination to see why, as she delive…
In Bed With My Brother spend the largest portion of this, notably their third Edinburgh show, conducting a kind of aural warfare on their audience.
The word ‘legend’ is bandied about a bit too much these days.
The air of the Speigeltent circus hub is thick with dark debauchery, smoke and gin soaked Weimer punk jazz, setting the atmosphere for a celebration of the extraordinary.
The Edinburgh Fringe is awash with shows designed to shock and push our buttons.
Steven Berkoff’s irresistible EAST makes an inevitable return to the Festival Fringe, this time in a vibrant and energetic production by HiveMCR.
How did the first person to watch Phoebe Waller-Bridge perform Fleabag feel; confused, enlightened, so profoundly altered they could barely put words to it? Jodie Irvine’s origin…
Life and death, love and loss, birth and miscarriage are all explored in this visual cycle of life.
Fresh off becoming a household name through finishing third in this year's Britain's Got Talent, Ben Hart capitalises on his momentum by returning to the festival where he …
The Girl Guide Promise, an oath taken by all Guides and Brownies, highlights how a girl guide member must always do their best, be true to themselves and develop their beliefs.
Just what does it take to make a monster? Is inhumanity truly born simply from reanimation, or is it a product of the already inhumane environment? Re-investigating Mary Shelley’…
Aged just 16 and 17, Harrison Sharpe (Matt) and Archie Stevens (Mikey) make their Edinburgh Festival Fringe debut with Real Eyes, an intensely moving story of brothers growing up t…
Following the overwhelming success of this performance last year, it’s back – and this time with a full cast of professional actors.
Introducing Carol Ann Duffy to the stage with a trumpet call, indicating a rally of the troops, seems befitting for the hour with the world-renowned poet.
I need to preface with this review with a disclaimer – this is either a one-star or a five-star show, depending on your sense of humour.
Dreamgun: Film Reads are back at the Fringe and ready to ruin your childhood! At a time when podcasts are very on trend and live recordings are foisted upon an unsuspecting public …
When I walked in to a packed out Finger’s Piano Bar I was greeted with the site of Mister Meredith affably talking to his punters, handing out paper and pens personally, and esta…
I can guarantee that you aren’t ready for For Only An Hour, the brain- and body- and life- and love- child of dancer Phil Sanger.
Sex Shells is a rampant and rambunctious hour of reverie, a camp cabaret that’s exceptionally remarkable in style.
What do you get when you blend the works of William Shakespeare, with an all singing and dancing musical extravaganza? You get the Elizabethan’s answer to Flight of the Conchords…
Contemporary dance, physical theatre, and circus swirl together at The Lafayette big top at Underbelly’s circus venue as ten acrobats explore their bodies and each other in Circa…
A delight, witty but profound exploration of the power relationship between choreographer and dancers, From the Top, choreographed by Hong Kong-based Victor Fung, is a send-up of a…
“I’ve not seen anything like this in the 12 years I’ve been working at the Fringe,” was the observation from one of the tech guys I spoke to after seeing Ugly Youth, this y…
Part insider look at the making of the film Jaws and part musings on what constitutes an artist, The Shark is Broken, written by Ian Shaw and Joseph Nixon and directed by Guy Maste…
Angus gets a review that says he’s ‘watchable’.
This elegantly enchanting piece is a one woman play, telling the story of Clementine Hozier’s life.
If you like fast-paced political satire, polished with a high degree of musical theatre and jazz hands, this is the show for you! As to be expected from the team at NewsRevue, The …
It’s very tempting to conclude your musical with a clearcut happy ending, where every loose end is neatly tied and all of your favourite characters ride off into the sunset.
Ripped, by Alex Gwyther is a heroic confrontation with the aftermath of a male sexual assault.
Writer and performer Mika Johnson delivers a powerful, poignant and relatable queer narrative, which voices the story of a masculine-identifying lesbian, navigating life and love t…
Breath-taking, Blizzard produced by Flip Fabrique from Quebec, is so much more than a circus show.
An intense, enthralling and fascinatingly uncomfortable exploration of the ageing of an American woman, played with a perfected bleak clowning approach that toys with the crowd and…
With First Impressions, Christina Bianco further cements her reputation as the First Lady of Impersonation.
For those who don’t know, Frisky & Mannish are Fringe royalty.
Floating Flowers by B.
The crowd is lively, laughing and waiting expectantly for the venue to open.
A one-handed show about making a one-handed show might be becoming a little passé at the Fringe but there is at least one final offering you should devour before you write the gen…
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