EdFringe 2022

The Richard Osman Fan Club

The Richard Osman Fan Club

★★★★☆ Pointless entertainment

The Richard Osman Fan Club, at Paradise at the Vault on Merchant Street, takes its lead from Osman’s new career as a cosy crime writer rather than his old one as Pointless co-host.

August 11, 2022 | By | Reply More
Sweet FA

Sweet FA

★★★★★ Sparkling

Sweet FA, This Is My Story’s tuneful evocation of women’s football during World War I, is back for a rematch at Tynecastle Park. It remains an inspiring and beautifully performed piece, which seems even more impressive and important at a second viewing.

August 10, 2022 | By | Reply More
The Weird Sisters

The Weird Sisters

★★★★☆ Special stuff

A tight production, beautifully acted, makes The Weird Sisters, from BUFF and New Celts at theSpace on the Mile, an enticing prospect.

August 10, 2022 | By | Reply More
The Murder Club

The Murder Club

★★★☆☆ Psychologically troubling

The Murder Club, from Pear Productions and New Celts at theSpace on the Mile, heads into very deep waters. If the production is not always up to the demands of the material, it makes a creditable fist of it.

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Flat Pack Furnished Flat

Flat Pack Furnished Flat

★★★☆☆ Strong performances

Flat Pack Furnished Flat, at Greenside at Infirmary Street for the full fringe, follows a mother and daughter as one of them moves into a new flat.

August 10, 2022 | By | Reply More
Becquer’s Legends

Becquer’s Legends

★★★☆☆ Lingering frights

Becquer’s Legends would perhaps be best suited to a Halloween telling, but Crested Fools nevertheless succeed in finding the chill of these spooky offerings in the sauna-like venue of Paradise in the Vault.

August 9, 2022 | By | Reply More
Curtains

Curtains

★★★★☆ Swishingly good

The Edinburgh University Savoy Operatic Group make a great showing with their production of Kander and Ebb’s musical comedy whodunnit, Curtains, in Paradise at Augustines for the first week of the Fringe.

August 9, 2022 | By | Reply More
Sunshine on Leith

Sunshine on Leith

★★★★☆ Brilliant

Captivate Theatre’s production of Sunshine on Leith returns for a full run of the fringe at the Rose Theatre after last year’s sell-out run at the pop-up MultiStory venue

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The Addams Family – A New Musical

The Addams Family – A New Musical

★★★★☆ Fantastically fun

Captivate Theatre presents The Addams Family – A New Musical at the Rose theatre in Rose Street for a slightly curtailed run up to Wednesday 24.

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Lionel Bart’s Oliver!

Lionel Bart’s Oliver!

★★★☆☆ Good effort

Captivate Theatre brings Lionel Bart’s Oliver! to the Edinburgh fringe for a short run until August 16 at the Rose Theatre on Rose Street.

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