The concept of normality in relation to sanity and the individual is truly fascinating, and Normal Is An Illusion certainly introduces these ideas with thought and contemplation.
The story of a young man falling in ‘deep shit’ with a notorious gangster is something we see in movies all the time, and the influence of this is clear in Not the Horse.
Richard III is one of the most fascinating Shakespeare plays I know, and it is always interesting to see new interpretations by different companies.
Students of Cambridge University have reinterpreted Shakespeare’s popular comedy, putting a darker spin on the story.
Every year the Fringe is swarming with many improvised shows, with very few original ideas.
Sebastian was born in Paris, but raised by his adopted parents in the mountains of Tennessee.
Kenny Roach is an artist, lecturer and alcoholic.
This adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s short story combines the dark tale of Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime with a slapstick comedy of manners, coming together rather nicely into a silly, ye…
Before the lights go down and the show begins, a voiceover warns us to expect ‘scenes of extreme horror’ as this retelling of Edgar Allan Poe’s gothic tale begins.
As one of Shakespeare’s most popular plays, A Midsummer Night’s Dream is a very common choice for the Fringe.
Site specific theatre is a great way to immerse an audience into the world that the piece creates.
Marty Ross returns to the Fringe this year with a new theatrical storytelling experience.
Folk music is often known for its depressing lyrics and melancholy tones, so a farcical parody of the genre seems unexpected.
Shakespeare’s bloody and infamous tragedy is a popular choice for many companies, so that new and interesting interpretations are vital for a production to stand out.
Interrupt the Routine takes a trip back in time to the 1940s, where their broadcast of a new radio play The Gin Chronicles is about to begin.
Edinburgh Fringe is often filled with adaptations and remixes of classics, so it is very refreshing to see Tread the Boards Theatre Company bring J.
The weird, wacky and wonderful all come together in this fantastically strange new show.
A comedy that ironically centres around two failing comedians should find humour in the ineptness of these characters.
The Whisky Anorak return this year with writer and performer John Mark’s new piece of Whisky Theatre.
This ‘pitch black comedy’ revolves around three unlikely friends sat in a room for what we believe is a friendly get together.
The Edinburgh Literary Pub Tour is exactly what it says on the tin: an exploration of the streets, the sights and, most importantly, the pubs that have all influenced the city’s ri…
There are many productions of reimagined Shakespeare plays that try to add a unique twist to the Bard’s work.
The Morton Players’ production of Lear’s Daughters attempts to give an insight into the complex characters of Goneril, Regan and Cordelia from Shakespeare’s King Lear by examinin…
In a field on the outskirts of Glastonbury sit Joel and Dave, recent university graduates, taking any work they can find.
Combining the intensity of a psychological thriller with the power of a theatrical poem is an intriguing notion, but CUT proves its effectiveness as the two come together in this e…
Trying to recreate the British music festival environment in a small Edinburgh theatre cannot be easy, but Signature Picture’s Festivus gives it a damn good go.
The idea behind Giant Leap is fascinating: a group of writers attempt to pen Neil Armstrong’s first words as America fakes the 1969 moon landing.
It’s the early 20th Century, and dancing, drugs and violence are rife in London.
“This is the story of the best week of my life”.
Amid a cluttered set that looks like a dirty old flat sits Edvard Munch’s The Scream.
Improvisation in any context can be challenging, but throw in some Shakespeare and an incredibly complex collection of rhyming structures and it seems nigh on impossible.
This show invites us to take a look at life in wartime Britain.
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