EdFringe 2022

The Not So Ugly Duckling – A Play for Grownups.

The Not So Ugly Duckling – A Play for Grownups.

★★★★☆ Transformative

The Not So Ugly Duckling – A Play for Grownups at the Scottish Storytelling Centre by Jo Clifford and Maria MacDonell, is a delightful retelling of Hans Christian Anderson from two adept storytellers.

September 2, 2022 | By | Reply More
Ondine

Ondine

★★★★☆ Well judged emotion

In a glorious mix of the heartfelt and the ridiculous, Underground Theatre bring a translation of Jean Giraudoux’s Ondine to La Belle Angele for the final week of the Fringe.

August 30, 2022 | By | Reply More
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
Svengali

Svengali

★★★★☆   Full of aces

Chloe-Ann Tylor is utterly captivating in her performance of Svengali, a gripping new monologue written and directed by Eve Nicol, produced in association with Pitlochry Festival Theatre and Pleasance Theatre.

August 30, 2022 | By | Reply More
Home is Not the Place

Home is Not the Place

★★★☆☆ Enlightening

Annie George’s powerful solo show Home is Not the Place, at Summerhall TechCube 0 on odd days of the Fringe, follows her attempts to discover her identity through her ancestors.

August 26, 2022 | By | Reply More
The 25th Annual Putnam Spelling Bee

The 25th Annual Putnam Spelling Bee

★★★★☆ Satisfyingly goofy

In The 25th Annual Putnam Spelling Bee, at the RSE Theatre for the final two weeks of the Fringe, Happy Sad Productions attempt to make sense of this quirky musical based on that particularly American Institution – the spelling bee.

August 26, 2022 | By | Reply More
Spring Awakening

Spring Awakening

★★★☆☆  Subdued

Edinburgh Little Theatre’s production of Spring Awakening at the RSE Theatre showcases some talented performers, but lacks energy and passion.

August 26, 2022 | By | 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
SAY IF IT’S NOT OKAY

SAY IF IT’S NOT OKAY

★★★★☆ Personal and universal

There is a quiet determination to Angela Jackson’s SAY IF IT’S NOT OKAY at Greenside @ Infirmary St that makes for an intensely personal and extremely worthwhile hour.

August 25, 2022 | By | Reply More
Carnegie

Carnegie

★★★☆☆ Informative

Carnegie, a biographical piece set in the historic building of Panmure House, provides much elucidation.

August 25, 2022 | By | Reply More