Melanie Jordan

A Brief History of the Fragile Male Ego

A Brief History of the Fragile Male Ego

★★★☆☆ History reduced

Multi award-winning feminist theatre company Jordan & Skinner has reimagined its 2019 Edinburgh Fringe hit, A Brief History of the Fragile Male Ego, turning it into a zoom style lecture that is available for home streaming through various platforms throughout February.

February 3, 2022 | By | Reply More
A Brief History of the Fragile Male Ego

A Brief History of the Fragile Male Ego

★★★★☆  Thought-provoking:
Young Critics Scheme review
The idea of the differences between the male and the female ego is a controversial topic, especially nowadays where two-thirds of the total number of suicides are committed by males.

August 18, 2019 | By | Reply More
Stretching out

Stretching out

Revival for physical theatre hit:

At A Stretch, the EdFringe 2017 hit from Edinburgh-based visual theatre company Jordan & Skinner, is being revived for a mini tour, kicking off with a one-day stand at the Assembly Roxy over half term.

February 9, 2018 | By | Reply More
At A Stretch

At A Stretch

★★★★★    Energetic:
At a Stretch is a comedy physical theatre show, with two people dancing, doing gymnastics and jumping on poles.

August 15, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
Bring On the Clowns

Bring On the Clowns

Clown Cabaret Scratch Night on the up
Edinburgh-based Clown Cabaret Scratch Night, which has had six successful riotous assemblies of clown acts and innovative ideas, has been awarded Creative Scotland Open Project funding.

June 1, 2017 | By | Reply More
Hothouse shows 2015

Hothouse shows 2015

Grassroots companies in Trav Showcase:
Four of Edinburgh’s newer and innovative grassroots companies are staging works as part of this year’s Hothouse season at the Traverse this week – Tue 10 – Fri 13 November 2015.

November 8, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More
Macbeth in Silence

Macbeth in Silence

✭✭✭✩✩ Noisy experiment:
It’s hardly silence in which the Ludens Ensemble perform their three person take on Macbeth, seen in its first work-in-progress outing in the Peely Room of the Hidden Door Festival.

May 24, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More
Torn

Torn

✭✭✭✭✩ Paper cut:
Unfolded and pressed out flat for its audience to see, Faux Theatre’s Torn is an intriguing glimpse at how repressed memories both haunt and return to us.

May 21, 2015 | By | Reply More
Sex and sanitation

Sex and sanitation

Melanie Jordan on her five star hit:
Sanitise, the Fringe First winning, five star hit of the 2014 Edinburgh fringe, returns this week for two nights only at the Traverse Theatre.

February 16, 2015 | By | Reply More
Clowning scratch night

Clowning scratch night

Clown Cabaret Scratch Night:
Edinburgh-based clowning theatre companies Plutot la Vie and CloWnStePPing are hosting a scratch night of clowning this Saturday at Assembly Roxy.

November 9, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More