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.
A Beginner’s Guide to Populism (rating 4/5) Think Trump. Think walls. That should provide an essential understanding of how this 50-minute production seeks to explore the nastier aspects of trying to ride on a popular ticket when it all goes unchecked. The fear of being invaded, whether violent, political or economic has a long history, […]
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.
Picasso’s Women – (rating 5/5) Even those with a passing interest in art will be familiar with the work of Picasso, the painter, sculptor, writer and poet who helped create a Cubist style that became an unmistakeable trademark. While he made his home in France he was adored by his Spanish countrymen who helped create […]