A stage revival of the classic film Local Hero carries the risk of it failing to live up to the standards set by the original. Any fears about the wisdom of the project are however unjustified.
Campbell’s Soup cans and Marilyn Monroe screen prints ensure that Andy Warhol’s legacy continues to be felt more than 30 years after his death in 1987 and they grab your attention on arrival at this latest exhibition which takes its name from a declaration the icon of the Pop Art movement made in an interview in 1963.
Mounted in a corner of Trevor Jones’ white-walled art studio is a collection of pages of the Financial Times, each superimposed with striking painted images, none more shocking than that of a man holding a gun to his head.
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 […]