Review: Big Bite-Size Breakfast Show (rating 5/5) This Show is back for its 14th year at the Fringe, and it has moved venue, upsized its audience capacity and enrolled a new member of the cast. It also presents 15 new short plays, five of which can be seen every morning on a rotating basis. There […]
Pleasance preview One of the great pleasures of the Edinburgh Festivals is coming across something fresh and exciting and it may have emerged this year in the shape of a nine-piece progressive brass band. The oddly-named Perhaps Contraption premiere their new show Nearly Human, or what the band bills as a “curious audio-theatrical journey, replete […]
Returning favourites and big names dominate the programme for EdFest.com as Assembly, Gilded Balloon, Pleasance and Underbelly announce their line up for this year’s Fringe.
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, […]