Lucy Evans

Æ critic up for award

Æ critic up for award

Lucy Evans makes Allen Wright Award shortlist:
Æ writer Lucy Evans has made the shortlists of the Allen Wright Award, organised by the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society to encourage and reward quality writing in arts journalism from young critics on the fringe.

August 24, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
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 | 3 Replies 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 | 6 Replies 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 | 1 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
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
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
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EUTC to stage [title of show]:
Edinburgh University Theatre Company strikes out with the unusual occurrence of a musical at its Bedlam headquarters to set off the Autumn term.

October 2, 2016 | By | Reply More
Guys and Dolls

Guys and Dolls

★★☆☆☆ Inconsistent entertainment:
Spirited but patchy and somewhat confused, the Edinburgh University Footlights production of Guys and Dolls at the Church Hill Theatre is enjoyable but falls short of what it might be.

February 11, 2016 | By | Reply More