Greenside @ Riddles Court

Broken Funnies

Broken Funnies

★★★☆☆ Worrying

Broken Funnies, from Martin Bearne at Greenside @ Riddles Court, is a deeply personal show whose painful message is obscured by its structure.

August 25, 2022 | By | Reply More
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.

August 24, 2022 | By | Reply More
Past Life

Past Life

★★★☆☆ Strong comedy

Set in what initially appears to be the backstage area of a theatre, Past Life from Simply Surreal, at Greenside Riddles Court for the last week of the Fringe only, provides a glimpse into the life of a reality TV show host and, in a humorous way, reveals it to be a fairy miserable existence.

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Chicago, Chicago!

Chicago, Chicago!

★★★☆☆ Promising

Name Pending Productions’ Chicago, Chicago! at Greenside @ Riddles Court for one week, is an original and intriguing piece, full of vitality. Its strange mixture of genres and ideas does not always come together, but shows distinct promise.

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The Masks of Oscar Wilde

The Masks of Oscar Wilde

★★★★☆ Accomplished

The Masks of Oscar Wilde, from Matchmaker Productions at Greenside @ Riddles Court, is an informative account of Wilde’s life. The play may not be the best structured work imaginable, but this production makes the most of it under difficult circumstances.

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