Archive for August 24th, 2022

Cheeky Girls

Cheeky Girls

★★★★☆  Unbounded promise

The Counterminers’ Cheeky Girls, at theSpace @ Niddry St for the Fringe’s final week, is a comic drama of almost unlimited potential.

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Water Fruit Loops

Water Fruit Loops

★★★☆☆ Engaging

Theatre Paradok’s Water Fruit Loops, at theSpace @ Niddry Street for the final week of the fringe, goes over well-trodden ground in a likeable manner.

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Floodgate

Floodgate

★★★★☆      Surprising

Theatre Paradok’s Floodgate, at theSpace @ Niddry Street for the last week of the Fringe, is a confrontationally challenging examination of the possible effects of climate change.

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Book Festival Round-up

Book Festival Round-up

Theatre-interests at the Edinburgh International Book Festival

Although the main draw at the Book Festival for theatregoers is undoubtedly the magnetic This Is Memorial Device, there are also always plenty of other performances of interest.

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1902

1902

★★★★☆ Explosive yet poignant

1902 by Saltire Sky is as slick and strong as ever as it returns home to Edinburgh for its fifth – and final – fringe with a full run at the Leith Arches.

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Salamander

Salamander

★★★☆☆ Great potential

Salamander, from Pretty Knickers Productions at Greenside @ Riddles Court, is inspired by true events that took place in Leith in the 1980s.

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Glass Slippers and Silver Bullets

Glass Slippers and Silver Bullets

★★☆☆☆ Misses mark

Erstwhile Media’s spooky pantomime spoof, Glass Slippers and Silver Bullets, returns as part of PBH’S free fringe at CC Blooms for the final week of theFringe

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The Collie’s Shed

The Collie’s Shed

★★★☆☆ Moving Drama

Shelley Middler’s new play The Collie’s Shed, which she also directs, is based on the miners’ strikes of the 1980s and fits perfectly into the intimate space of Perth Theatre at theSpace on North Bridge.

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