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Thunderstruck

Thunderstruck

★★★★★ Striking

David Colvin’s internationally award-winning play Thunderstruck returns to the Edinburgh Fringe at The Scottish Storytelling Centre for the final two weeks of the Fringe.

August 30, 2022 | By | 1 Reply More
A Bohemian Broadway 

A Bohemian Broadway 

★★★☆☆ Hits the right note

The Bohemians Lyric Opera Company is back for its traditional Fringe showcase, alighting on St Andrew’s and St George’s for two nights only with A Bohemian Broadway.

August 26, 2022 | By | 1 Reply More
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

August 24, 2022 | By | Reply More
Boys Who Punch Holes in Walls

Boys Who Punch Holes in Walls

★★★☆☆ Heartfelt

Lex Joyce’s Boys Who Punch Holes in Walls debuts at CC Blooms as part of PBH’s free fringe and explores what it means to be a “man” in a modern world that is full of social media bubbles, sexualisation and toxic masculinity.

August 22, 2022 | By | Reply More
Reservoir Knobs

Reservoir Knobs

★★★☆☆ Unlawfully funny

Playing at The Space On The Mile for a short run, Punch Monkey Theatre’s Reservoir Knobs is a comical play based on a real story that proves that life can sometimes be more ludicrous than fiction.

August 17, 2022 | By | Reply More
The Wishing Well

The Wishing Well

★★★☆☆ Good concept

Kate Macsween’s one act play The Wishing Well, at The Royal Scots Club for the first week of the Fringe only, accentuates the pain of losing a baby or an infant.

August 13, 2022 | By | Reply More
Our Boy

Our Boy

★★★★☆ Engaging

Building Blocks Collective’s production of Helen Hammond’s Our Boy, at The Royal Scots Club for the first two weeks of the Fringe, is staged in a manner that is in keeping with the subject of the play.

August 12, 2022 | By | Reply More
Sunshine on Leith

Sunshine on Leith

★★★★☆ Brilliant

Captivate Theatre’s production of Sunshine on Leith returns for a full run of the fringe at the Rose Theatre after last year’s sell-out run at the pop-up MultiStory venue

August 9, 2022 | By | 3 Replies More
The Addams Family – A New Musical

The Addams Family – A New Musical

★★★★☆ Fantastically fun

Captivate Theatre presents The Addams Family – A New Musical at the Rose theatre in Rose Street for a slightly curtailed run up to Wednesday 24.

August 9, 2022 | By | Reply More
Lionel Bart’s Oliver!

Lionel Bart’s Oliver!

★★★☆☆ Good effort

Captivate Theatre brings Lionel Bart’s Oliver! to the Edinburgh fringe for a short run until August 16 at the Rose Theatre on Rose Street.

August 9, 2022 | By | 4 Replies More