The Girl Who Cried ‘Nam

A charming young cast from Bristol University brings their original quirky comedy to the Edinburgh stage.

It’s the middle of the night and Eve, the classic slacker student, is only a few hours away from a major exam. In a panic resulting from being entirely unprepared, she decides to feign post-traumatic stress disorder in hopes of avoiding the test all together, much to the combined disappointment and amusement of her flatmates.

There is no question that these cast mates have a very strong chemistry that the audience finds rather inviting. I found myself feeling as though I was back at university, reliving many a silly evening with my own flatmates. Bea Roberts’ Eve especially shines with a comedic style that is highly reminiscent of a female Ricky Gervais. The disappointment comes in the form of an ending that is so abrupt, the production ultimately fails to meet its’ full potential.

Reviews by Fritzie Andrade

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Sweet Grassmarket, 4 – 13 Aug. 2:30pm (50 minutes)

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