EdFringe 2018

@JohnLewis: Never Knowingly Undertweeted

@JohnLewis: Never Knowingly Undertweeted

★★☆☆☆     Indistinct chatter:

@JohnLewis: Never Knowingly Undertweeted, from Simon Jay presented by James Seabright downstairs at the Newsroom, is a likeable but lightweight piece.

August 28, 2018 | By | Reply More
PQA productions

PQA productions

Persephone, The School Film, Blackout:

The establishment of a venue by the Pauline Quirke Academy means that – among the many other shows staged there – there is a showcase for the local youngsters attending the PQA.

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Hamish Henderson: On The Radical Road

Hamish Henderson: On The Radical Road

★★★★☆  Lively commitment:

Hamish Henderson: On the Radical Road, from Theatre Objektiv at the Storytelling Centre, is a compelling illustration of the work of the celebrated writer, folklorist and internationalist.

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Hotel

Hotel

★★★★★  Thrilling and Mysterious:

Step into the mysterious hotel where not all it as it seems in this clever and haunting new play from Broadsword Theatre.

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Bohemians Reimagined

Bohemians Reimagined

★★★★☆   Entertaining:

The Bohemians add a new twist to some of musical theatre’s most-loved songs in Bohemians Reimagined at the Stockbridge Church.

August 24, 2018 | By | Reply More
Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night

★★★☆☆  Rumbustious jollity:

Charging at Shakespeare at full speed and with all comic guns blazing, Some Kind of Theatre’s production of Twelfth Night at Paradise in the Vault will win no prizes for subtlety but should please a wide audience.

August 24, 2018 | By | Reply More
Those Worrisome Sleeps

Those Worrisome Sleeps

★★☆☆☆ Fractured fantasy:

Those Worrisome Sleeps, RFT’s excursion into fantasy and dark magic at Sweet Grassmarket, has an unusual atmosphere and a vigorous earnestness that never translate into a convincing whole.

August 24, 2018 | By | Reply More
Quines

Quines

★★★☆☆  Poetic history:

Quines from Gerda Stevenson at Paradise in the Vault is one of those home-grown, quietly accomplished shows that will never hit the headlines but are the backbone of the Fringe.

August 23, 2018 | By | Reply More
Moonlight on Leith

Moonlight on Leith

★★★★☆ Inspiring

Stories of Leith are shared and celebrated in this new production, Moonlight on Leith, inspired by the Save Leith Walk campaign.

August 23, 2018 | By | Reply More
Jesus Christ Superstar

Jesus Christ Superstar

★★★☆☆ Fraught:

The doubts of Jesus as he waits for his death are brought to the fore in Captivate Theatre’s all-singing all-dancing production of Jesus Christ Superstar at the Rose Street Theatre.

August 22, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More