EdFringe 19

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Madame George

Madame George

★★★☆☆  Great chemistry:

Madame George, by award winning playwright Keir McAllister at Gilded Balloon Patter Hoose on Chambers Street, is a dark comedy filled with easy laughs that are tinged with a great sadness.

August 25, 2019 | By | Reply More
Surveillance

Surveillance

★★★☆☆  Intriguingly lop-sided:

Surveillance, by Anomaly Theatre at theSpace on North Bridge, is a collection of items about ‘big data’ and the surveillance society that is somewhat hit-and-miss but has some fascinating elements.

August 25, 2019 | By | Reply More
Fish

Fish

★★★☆☆  Surprisingly dry:

Fish by Shinehouse Theatre as part of the Taiwan Season at Summerhall, is an attractive production which remains a curiosity rather than a vital piece of theatre.

August 25, 2019 | By | Reply More
Moot Moot

Moot Moot

★★★★☆  Absurdly hilarious:

I’m good, thanks Barry, how are you? – I’m good, thanks Barry, how are you? – I’m good, thanks Barry, how are you? – I’m good, thanks Barry, how are you?

August 25, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Understudies

The Understudies

★★★☆☆    Amusing. Hopefully!

Before the start of Magic Door Productions’ improvised musical show, The Understudies, each audience member is asked to write down the title of any musical, one of which will become the title of that date’s production.

August 24, 2019 | By | Reply More
Woke

Woke

★★★★☆    Mesmerising:

Returning to the fringe for just six performances at the Gilded Balloon Teviot, Apphia Campbell’s Woke is a powerful one woman show that tells the story of two women 42 years apart.

August 24, 2019 | By | Reply More
Alba Flamenca

Alba Flamenca

★★★★☆  And clap your hands:

Alba Flamenca, in a tiny venue on East Crosscauseway, is Acapella at its finest with five artists making music together – whether it is by the voice, guitar or feet.

August 24, 2019 | By | Reply More
Umbrella Man

Umbrella Man

★★★★☆  Aye, amusing, man!

Duke wants to demonstrate the Earth is flat in Umbrella Man, Teuchter Company’s funny and sweet story performed by Colin Bramwell at Summerhall until the end of the Fringe.

August 24, 2019 | By | Reply More
Dr Korczak’s Example

Dr Korczak’s Example

★★★★☆    Exemplary:

There is both bleakness and hope in Dr Korczak’s Example, Strange Town’s production which has made a return to the Fringe at the Storytelling Centre.

August 24, 2019 | By | Reply More
Ivory Wings

Ivory Wings

★★★★☆    A soaring success:

Ivory wings at the Assembly Rooms is a beautifully written and performed new one woman show by Susie Coreth, which explores Alzheimer’s and the effect music can have on memory.

August 23, 2019 | By | Reply More