EdFringe 2013

Review – Preen Back Yer Lugs!

Review – Preen Back Yer Lugs!

Preen Back Yer Lugs! is a gloriously rumbustious ensemble piece at the Pleasance Dome from Svenska Teatern, mixing scattergun political and linguistic satire with unashamed silliness.

August 23, 2013 | By | Reply More
Review – Four Walls

Review – Four Walls

Edinburgh University Theatre Company’s Four Walls at the Bedlam Theatre seems to be a playful piece, somewhat reminiscent of Alice in Wonderland, but with hints of something dark beneath the surface.

August 22, 2013 | By | Reply More
Review – Bite The Bullet

Review – Bite The Bullet

Bite The Bullet is another successful transfer to the Assembly Rooms from Oran Mor’s A Play, A Pie and a Pint. Described as a ‘one-act rock ‘n’ roll comedy with songs’, it is all of these things and more besides.

August 22, 2013 | By | Reply More
Review – Grendel

Review – Grendel

Voice Box Theatre’s Grendel is a retelling of Beowulf from the point of view of the monster using a frequently stunning mix of physical theatre, acrobatics and circus skills.

August 21, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Review – One Giant Leap

Review – One Giant Leap

There’s an energetic – though somewhat wide-of-the-mark – performance by Iain Johnstonein in this brief history of humanity’s relationship to space from Wee Stories in an NTS co-productionThere’s an energetic – though somewhat wide-of-the-mark – performance by Iain Johnstonein this brief history of humanity’s relationship to space.

August 21, 2013 | By | Reply More
Review – And They Played Shang-a-Lang

Review – And They Played Shang-a-Lang

Craft Theatre’s And They Played Shang-a-Lang has returned to delight Fringe-goers of a certain age at Stand Three.

August 21, 2013 | By | Reply More
Review – The Story Of Little Dombey

Review – The Story Of Little Dombey

Dickens’ personal adaptation of Dombey and Son for his own dramatic readings is brought to light in Jack Reid’s one man show for Snow Angels Theatre Company at the National Library of Scotland.

August 21, 2013 | By | Reply More
Review – Dark Matter

Review – Dark Matter

✭✭✭✩✩  Beauty lacks substance:
Vision Mechanics present an exquisitely executed piece, which makes fantastic use of the beautiful and intimate surroundings of its suburban garden setting, but which disappoints in a lack of substance and emotional stakes from Chris Lee’s overwrought script.

August 21, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Review – I Knew A Man Called Livingstone

Review – I Knew A Man Called Livingstone

Toto Tales Productions’ I Knew A Man Called Livingstone is designed to fit in with the bicentenary of the birth of Scottish doctor, missionary and explorer David Livingstone.

August 20, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Review – Creepie Stool

Review – Creepie Stool

Creepie Stool by Jen McGregor, presented by Black Dingo Productions as part of the Just Festival at St John’s, is an intriguing new historical drama dealing with the story of Jenny Geddes.

August 20, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More