Blues and Soul Review (rating 4/5) The A Club is making its presence felt with a mix of musical acts in a cabaret style setting right in the heart of Edinburgh’s shopping district. Named after the Arbikie gin company, which sponsors the series, it has drawn a variety of performers from pop, jazz, folk, rock and […]
Lucy Porter: Pass It On (rating 4/5) Lucy Porter is a comedian who knows her audience. Now officially a fringe veteran, she continues to draw large crowds and keeps her audience fully emerged in her reflections on day to day domesticity, the changes that middle age brings and how it will seem like a golden […]
Brexit (rating 5/5) The gap between satire and reality can be dangerously close at times and watching Brexit it is easy to start feeling as if you are sitting in on high level Cabinet discussions with only the names changed to protect the guilty. It is set in a near future where the Ma(y)tron has […]
The basement floor of the EICC was teeming with activity, mainly t-shirted young things with the fresh-faced enthusiasm of a freshers’ week gathering.
Fringe musical: Henry Box Brown New York gospel singers and Broadway actors from a new Edinburgh Fringe musical gathered around a statue of Abraham Lincoln and sang Amazing Grace in tribute to the Scots who fought against slavery in the American Civil War. Henry Box Brown is a musical based on the true story of an American […]