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Kevin Quantum: Anti-Gravity

Kevin Quantum: Anti-Gravity

★★★★☆ Thrilling:
Magician-scientist hybrid Kevin Quantum brings a show that truly seems to defy gravity to the Debating Hall of the Gilded Balloon Teviot. 

August 18, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
Bella Freak: Unwritten

Bella Freak: Unwritten

★★★☆☆    Moving and insightful:
Disability History Scotland’s first fringe show Bella Freak: Unwritten is a powerful piece that uses the festival as a platform to advance understanding of disability.

August 15, 2017 | By | Reply More
And They Played Shang-A-Lang

And They Played Shang-A-Lang

★★★☆☆  Bags of fun:
Back for a sixth year at the Stand, Shooglypeg’s production of And They Played Shang-A-Lang is as buoyant as ever.

August 14, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
WOKE

WOKE

★★★★☆  Powerful:
Following the success of 2014 and 2015’s Black Is the Color of My Voice, Apphia Campbell returns to Gilded Balloon with another powerful one-woman show.

August 13, 2017 | By | Reply More
Scribble

Scribble

★★★☆☆  Thought-provoking:
Andy Edwards’ new play Scribble, at the Assembly Roxy, is an innovative and thought-provoking exploration of mental health.

August 13, 2017 | By | Reply More
Assessment

Assessment

★★★☆☆    Chillingly relevant:
Assessment is a chilling exploration of the future of pensions in a time of austerity, from Shows on a Shoestring at the Rose Theatre for the full fringe.

August 9, 2017 | By | Reply More
Snowflake by Mark Thomson

Snowflake by Mark Thomson

★★★☆☆  Ambitious:
Snowflake from The Network – The Pleasance Theatre Trust’s partnership with the Scottish Drama Training – is an ambitious exploration into the lives of Generation Y.

August 8, 2017 | By | Reply More
Brave Macbeth

Brave Macbeth

★★★★☆    Brilliant children’s theatre:
Brave Macbeth from Captivate Theatre at Gilded Ballon venues is everything a children’s musical should be – and educational too.

August 6, 2017 | By | Reply More
Out of This World

Out of This World

★★★☆☆ Thrilling spectacle:
Visually stunning yet lacking in substance, Out of This World at the Festival Theatre is an exhilarating fusion of theatre and film that doesn’t quite deliver.

May 24, 2017 | By | Reply More