“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...

“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...

“Claustrophobia of a corner shop” – The Amber Trap – Theatre 503

Under the fluorescent lighting stacking tins of soup, early 20-something Katie feels at home. The songs on the radio change but the customers don’t, and Hope is there to tease her, juggle fruit and...

“Expertly timed” – It’s Not a Sprint – Vault

Ever felt like you were stumbling through life rather than running it? Living in London can feel like a sprint sometimes, barging up and down escalators and chasing pay cheques whilst trying to hold family and friends, a...