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 […]
Dylan Moran has given up drinking. It’s a new world for him and he doesn’t like it.
Games – (rating 4/5) Henry Naylor has been called one of Britain’s best new playwrights, nominated for 33 international awards in the last three and a half years, several of which he has won. Games is his new play and it looks likely to increase his tally. It focuses on two athletes preparing for the […]