REVIEW: Flesh and Bone (Pleasance Dome) ★★★★★

Flesh and Bone is a new play written in 2016 by Elliot Warren and co-created with Olivia Brady. This is the first show from Warren and Brady’s Unpolished Theatre, founded last year by the recent drama school graduates. The play is set in a tower block in East London and tells the tale of five […]

REVIEW: Black Mountain (Roundabout @ Summerhall) ★★★★

Black Mountain by award winning writer Brad Birch is a sinister thriller about relationships, betrayal and revenge produced by Paines Plough, Theatr Clwyd and Orange Tree Theatre. Rebecca and Paul have come to a remote cottage to try to mend their relationship following an unspoken incident. They are tense and overly polite, tiptoeing around each […]

REVIEW: Quarter Life Crisis (Underbelly Cowgate) ★★★★★

Last year at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, a friend of mine Katie Brennan put on a show called Quarter Life Crisis, about what it means to be 25 and reflecting on life and whether or not you feel as grown up as you should. So, when I saw that this year, a different show with […]

REVIEW: Education Education Education (Pleasance Dome) ★★★★★

Education Education Education is written and devised by The Wardrobe Ensemble, a Bristol based group of artists working to write and tour new plays. Formed in 2011 they have produced work that has toured nationally and internationally. Taking its title from Tony Blair’s speech committing his new government to investing in schools, Education Education Education […]

Don’t miss Sister Mary’s Playtime! – one off Edinburgh Fringe Preview

Sister Mary McArthur rumoured to be the secret love child of Elaine Paige is heading back to the Edinburgh fringe festival with her new show – Sister Mary’s Playtime! A variety- cum- chat show showcasing the diversity and breath of the talent appearing at this year’s festival. Sister Mary loves a good show tune, the […]


In a tiny box room up a wooden spiral staircase, you can find a little bit of magic. Every Wild Beast is enchanting. The tale of a girl and a boy who in unlikely circumstances, find each other and go on a wonderful journey. We are guided by the gentle voice of the storyteller (Sullivan […]

REVIEW: THE MISERABLES (Just The Tonic at the Caves) ★★★

We have all had a job that we’ve hated, a job that pays the bills but slowly chips away at your sanity. If you haven’t well then, lucky you (said through gritted teeth). The Miserables is the story of that feeling. Set to the tune of Les Miserablés. The songs are the best bit about […]

REVIEW: BEST BOY (Underbelly Cowgate) ★★★★

My first experience at the 2016 Edinburgh Fringe Festival ended with me up on stage playing a War Trumpet. To be short, Best Boy is a delight. Charlie Mizon and Dan Smith have fantastic chemistry that doesn’t tire throughout the show. Skipping from sketches to rather impressive magic, the pace of the show is mostly […]

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