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Manipulate is nigh!

Manipulate is nigh!

Manipulate Visual Theatre Festival 2020:

As the year turns chillier and darker, it’s always good to have good things to look forward to warm the heart and soul if not the body.

January 28, 2020 | By | Reply More
It’s Barry to be Barry

It’s Barry to be Barry

Shrinking Violet remount James Barry show:

The extraordinary tale of Dr James Barry, the Irish born surgeon and Edinburgh University alumnus, is told in Edinburgh-based Shrinking Violet’s play about him which it is taking on a brief tour this month.

January 8, 2020 | By | Reply More
Daughterhood

Daughterhood

★★★★☆  Poignant
Young Critics Scheme review:
Daughterhood by Charley Miles for Paines Plough and Theatr Clwyd, is a fast paced piece, full of bitterness, jealousy and love, performed in the immersive environment of the Roundabout at Summerhall.

August 28, 2019 | By | Reply More
Fish

Fish

★★★☆☆  Surprisingly dry:

Fish by Shinehouse Theatre as part of the Taiwan Season at Summerhall, is an attractive production which remains a curiosity rather than a vital piece of theatre.

August 25, 2019 | By | Reply More
Moot Moot

Moot Moot

★★★★☆  Absurdly hilarious:

I’m good, thanks Barry, how are you? – I’m good, thanks Barry, how are you? – I’m good, thanks Barry, how are you? – I’m good, thanks Barry, how are you?

August 25, 2019 | By | Reply More
Umbrella Man

Umbrella Man

★★★★☆  Aye, amusing, man!

Duke wants to demonstrate the Earth is flat in Umbrella Man, Teuchter Company’s funny and sweet story performed by Colin Bramwell at Summerhall until the end of the Fringe.

August 24, 2019 | By | Reply More
Resurrecting Bobby Awl

Resurrecting Bobby Awl

★★★★☆  Accessible complexity:

Resurrecting Bobby Awl, from Avalon and BBC Arts at Summerhall, shines a light on to a forgotten corner of Edinburgh with grace and economy.

August 17, 2019 | By | Reply More
Drone

Drone

★★☆☆☆ Interesting visuals:

Directed by Rob Jones, Harry Josephine Giles stars in Drone at Summerhall. This spoken word theatre piece tells the story of a military drone’s life as it reveals the world from its perspective.

August 13, 2019 | By | Reply More
Performance opportunity

Performance opportunity

Mollycoddlers wanted for Anatomy #20:

Live art cabaret ANATOMY is shaping up for its 20th edition, to be held in June, with an open call for performances on a theme of “Mollycoddler”

April 30, 2019 | By | Reply More
Handfast

Handfast

★★★★☆ Wedded bliss:

Sweet and true, Handfast by Edinburgh-based company Nutshell at Summerhall, is the wedding day you deserve.

August 11, 2018 | By | Reply More