As the hotels, pubs, cafes and landlords reflected on another profitable Edinburgh Fringe, the last of the trains were leaving town packed with performers nursing their losses and wondering whether they could afford to do it again next year.
The Girl Who Jumped off the Hollywood Sign (rating 3/5) Based on a true story, this is a one-woman show about Evie Edwards, an aspiring actress dreaming of making it big in Hollywood in the 1950s. It opens with Edwards on the H of the sign, looking down. The question is how she ended up […]
Dylan Moran has given up drinking. It’s a new world for him and he doesn’t like it.
Build a Rocket (Rating 4/5) Christopher York’s one-woman play tells the story of Yasmin, a teenage girl growing up in Scarborough and who has just learned she is pregnant. It starts with her writing an angry email to the person she believes is the father, using words she admits she didn’t know existed until she […]
Edd Hedges: For Eva, From Forever Ago (Rating 4/5) Depending which statistics you read, the average Fringe audience is four people. On the second Thursday of the Fringe proper, Edd Hedges is playing to an audience only slightly above average. It’s the smallest crowd he’s played to, and it’s a great shame. Hedges is a […]