Archive for August 7th, 2022

One of Two

One of Two

★★★☆☆ Involving

One of Two, a one-hander from Jack Hunter in association with Birds of Paradise at Summerhall, presents a personal story with comic assurance and the odd flash of anger.

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Hamlet with Ian McKellen

Hamlet with Ian McKellen

★★★☆☆ Slightly underwhelming

With a performance concept by Peter Schaufuss and Ian McKellen there was a high level of expectation surrounding this world premiere of a new version of Hamlet.

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The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart

The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart

★★★★★ Celebratory

The Royal Lyceum’s revival of the renowned The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart, at the University of Edinburgh’s Playfair Library, keeps everything that has made the play such a success. And then adds more on top.

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Is This a Dagger?

Is This a Dagger?

★★★★★ Spirited

In Is This a Dagger?, Andy Cannon retells an epic, thousand year-old tale of bloody tragedy, deceit and power, bringing Shakespeare’s Macbeth to the stage while interlacing fact with fiction, past with present.

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This is Paradise

This is Paradise

★★★★☆ Heartbreakingly honest

Amy Molloy gives a raw and unapologetically honest performance as Kate in This is Paradise, a captivating solo show returning to the Traverse Theatre for the full Fringe.

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