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Beyond clowning

Beyond clowning

Bouffon scratch night for Roxy:

There is an area of comedy that goes beyond the clown, who lovingly reflects society to itself, but seeks out society’s darkest, most scabrous elements and shows them up in bold and gory detail.

October 28, 2017 | By | Reply More
In Horror We Trust

In Horror We Trust

Spookfest’s second scary sojourn:

The Edinburgh Horror Festival returns from this Friday evening, 27 October, with a five night frenzy of foul deeds and frightening theatrics in the lead up to Halloween on Tuesday.

October 27, 2017 | By | Reply More
Earnest for King’s

Earnest for King’s

November date for reimagined Wilde classic:
Break out the cucumber sandwiches, the reimagined West End production of The Importance of Being Earnest is touring to the Edinburgh King’s in November.

February 18, 2015 | By | Reply More
Sex and sanitation

Sex and sanitation

Melanie Jordan on her five star hit:
Sanitise, the Fringe First winning, five star hit of the 2014 Edinburgh fringe, returns this week for two nights only at the Traverse Theatre.

February 16, 2015 | By | Reply More
Church Hill Hitting 50

Church Hill Hitting 50

Edinburgh’s dedicated amateur theatre:
In 2015, it will 50 years since the Church Hill in Morningside opened as a theatre after converting from the Morningside High Church. Gordon Braidwood looks back at events at the time.

December 17, 2014 | By | 2 Replies More
Clowning Chrimbo

Clowning Chrimbo

New language of clowning for Roxy performance:
Saras Feijoo brings a new theatrical performance to the Assembly Roxy this weekend with Blooming Surprise, a piece of modern clowning aimed at an adult audience.

December 10, 2014 | By | Reply More