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“Post-apocalyptic… but no crashes or bangs” – Landscape (1989) – Zoo – EdFringe

In discussing a play about endings, it feels important I start at the beginning. A brazen blast of the Oregon state song, sung softly at first with increasing fervour. But the pomp and ceremony...

“Arresting and mesmeric” – Metamorphosis – Sweet – EdFringe

Even if you have never read Kafka’s best known literary work, Metamorphosis, the basic premise of man turns into insect is easy enough to understand, if not to fully comprehend. But what of those...

“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...

iTri: Final Weeks

The Final weeks (6-7) In which I... Bricked it Asked myself the important questions Went the distance Weeks six and seven I have started to find my stride, in running especially I've made some leaps and bounds! Literally...

“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...