“A pumped-up and energetic ride” – Bi-Cycle – Underbelly – Edfringe

“I’d never been with a maaa… a guuu… an animated Disney Prince before… I had only found love with a Disney Princess!”   Have you ever felt like you’re just living the life you’ve been told...

“A homage to carving your own trail” – My Mum’s a Twat – Summerhall...

“My Mum wasn’t always a twat but some time after my tenth birthday everything changed” Did Anoushka turn into an un-parentable teenage brat? Well, that might be the expected natural order of things but...

“Simple storytelling gold” – Leaf by Niggle – Scottish Storytelling Centre – EdFringe

It’s four o’clock in the afternoon but down in the gorgeous Scottish Storytelling Theatre it feels like it ought to be evening, with our feet up and our slippers on around a roaring fire,...

“Doesn’t just warrant your attention… commands it” – Mustard – Summerhall – Edfringe

We all have our coping mechanisms. Maybe you practice yoga and meditation, have a cup of tea and inhale a packet of biscuits, or you just take some deep calming breathes. When Eva’s feeling...

“Intelligent questions… having some fun with it” – 00 – Pleasance – EdFringe

The end of the world seems to edge a few degrees closer every year (or indeed every morning when you scroll through your newsfeed), but there was a time on the eve of the...

“Imaginatively demonstrative” – The Accident Did Not Take Place – Pleasance – EdFringe

I am going to begin this review by being honest; this review is not the truth. This review is an account of one person who sat in the 2nd Row of Pleasance Beside at...

“An absurdist ‘Breakfast Club'” – Mega – Tristan Bates Theatre

Three women of apparent conviction introduce themselves on a stage bare but for a stool, lamp and a coat stand. Each has a clear role, accent, lighting state and agenda, but their surety fades...

“B-word and border busting” – BE Festival, Birmingham

The big 'B' may have been looming over 2019 but the 'B' word didnt stop BE Festival (Birmingham European Festival) from programming their 10th year of experimental European performance at the Birmingham Rep Theatre....

“Hard hitting new relevancy” – Othello Remixed – Omnibus Theatre

Othello Remixed at Omnibus Theatre – Othello’s transformation from respected to disgraced boxing champ packs not just a physical but an emotional punch in the latest Shakespeare ‘remix’ from the exceptional young people of...

“Delightful, hot, sweaty mess” – Hotter – Soho Theatre

How well do you know your inner critic? When you look in the mirror, what does she or he whisper in your ear, or shout loudly in your face? “Too fat! Too skinny! Too...