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Edinburgh Fringe 2017

5 Soldiers

Evocative, dynamic and impressive!


Adulting

The joys and agonies of being caught between childhood and adulthood at the tender age of 25 as told by 4 25 year olds.


All Kidding Aside

An enjoyable hour of gentle comedy.


Anathema

Crucial theatre


Atlas

A dramatic and engaging trip back to the 17th Century when four thinkers thought outside of a box and changed philosophy and science forever.


Awake

Deft and fluid storytelling. Well worth seeking out.


Batacchio

Elegant, imaginative and very entertaining - with deliciously quirky moments!


Bella Freak

A verbatim condemnation of how you disappear once you are pronounced as special.


Big Bite-Size Lunch Hour: Izzy’s Manifestos

"fine and authentic character acting"


Border Tales

Brilliant - creatively devised, provocative, well performed, poignant and moving!


Box Clever

Important and current story - and a clown to boot!


Chamberlain: Peace in Our Time

"Intense, informative and some fine character acting"


Chips and Cheese

A popular Glaswegian snack turns into a funny comic journey round yer nan and yer papa meeting yer English boyfreend.


Cirkopolis

Highly skilled entertainment. Lyrical, dramatic, beautiful, spirited, exciting and intriguing!


Crave

Sarah Kane’s masterpiece competently performed.


Dad’s Army Radio Hour

A nostalgic hour in the company of some lovely old friends


Edison

Clash of the electricity titans, in a clash of theatrical conventions. Sparks will fly.


Electra

A measured and intriguing take on a Greek classic


F*ck Boys for Freedom

Late night comedy that saws the knuckle off rather than comes near it.


Follow Suit

Excellent physical theatre - bizarre and entertaining!


Form

Amusing!


Fred and Rose

A powerful look at how the two of the most infamous Gloucester residents almost evaded capture.


Gazing at a Distant Star

"a hard-hitting piece"


Goody

1934, Dustbowl America. Backstage at the travelling circus, we discover the complex relationship between one man and his performing chimpanzee.


Heartwood

A family tale that has a heart of gold rather than wood but plenty of mileage to get through which will soften yours.


Hide

An enthusiastic and youthful rendering of a dystopian future which is challenged by rebellion.


Hotter

Two women embarking on a battle against embarrassment


How to Act

Dramatic play with humour - entertaining, engrossing, well acted, written and directed. Wow!


Ingo’s War

Delightful and meaningful story - imaginative, creative, moving and extremely well done!


Jason and the Argonauts

An impressive modern take on the legend of Jason and the Golden Fleece with contemporary power and focus.


Last Resort

Intelligent and political immersive theatre


Leaf

Superior sketch show that is very funny almost all of the time.


Lula del Ray by Manual Cinema

Creative, innovative, beautiful and moving show!


Mary Go Nowhere

An acerbic take on living the modern suburban American ‘dream’ with lovely ensemble performances and laugh out loud dialogue.


Me and My Bee

"genuine moments of belly laughter throughout"


Meeting at 33

An immersive meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous with truth, dignity and power in the performance


Mental

Brave, honest autobiographical piece about mental health


Mia: Daughters of Fortune

A poignant and heart wrenching indictment of “caring” for, rather than with, the learning disabled who wish to be parents


Mies Julie

Provocative, entertaining drama - riveting!


NSFW

Lad’s mag Doghouse in the doghouse.


Old Stock: A Refugee Love Story

The storytelling is mesmeric, stripped down, unsentimental.


Ouija: The Musical

A terrifying night in a Welsh village hall.


Out of Love

An exceptionally well structured tale of friendship and love between friends which is tested constantly


Out of the Bad

A touching tale of the morning after the night before, commemorating 103 days of yesteryear that thankfully avoids nostalgia but still make us think of the past


Performers

A black comedic dramatic trip back to the 60’s where films were made and sex was cheap with a couple of gangsters who are just a pony short of the full shilling.


Phools

"a glorious beast of collective performance - comedy, music, drama and dialogue"


Places

A one woman show, that takes us through the disgrace and grace of a silent film star, long gone but revived for us here in an engaging performance


Replay

Absorbing and masterful storytelling; a poignant coming to terms with loss


Shell Shock

And astounding performance in both a measured and frantic performance that brings PTSD from Tommy's living room into your conscience.


Show Me The Money

A compelling take on what it means to be a professional artist.


Sink

A highly effective retelling of the loss of arguably China’s greatest 20th Century writer thanks to the persecution he suffered at the hands of his own government.


Stegosaurus

Powerful insights into the world of eating disorders


Testosterone

An exuberant and joyful exploration of what it means to become a man one day.


The Drive

Intriguing new play - friendship, memories of two women on an unexpected road trip.


The Edelweiss Pirates

A very theatrical and competent account of a highly brave movement in counter activities to the Hitler Youth that ended tragically for some of their number.


The Humours of Bandon

Entertaining, charming and spirited!


The Last Queen of Scotland

A largely one woman show that manages to effectively tell the tale of how the Ugandan Asians, thrown out of their country ended up in the UK through the eyes of one of the children who came across and ended up in Dundee, like…


The Oppression Olympics

Four strangers fight it out to see who has it the toughest.


The Principle of Uncertainty

A lesson in science that turns into a lesson in life.


The Road That Wasn’t There

Entertaining, imaginative, thoughtful and enlightening!


The Shape of the Pain

Polished and riveting, but in need of a further draft


The Tale of the Cockatrice

A superior piece of children’s theatre that tells an ancient tale with plenty of new tricks.


The Time Machine

An excellently executed journey into the future


To Hell in a Handbag

A sparkling lunchtime comedy


Tobacco

Excellent acting, entertaining comedic physical theatre!


Translunar Paradise

Excellent, well performed, creative and very moving!


Trygve Wakenshaw & Barnie Duncan: Different Party

Delightfully eccentric and inventive physical comedy!


Wall

An enthusiastic musical which promises to view the world from an alt left American perspective given current world posturing


Whore: A Kid’sPlay

An episodic trip through what your mom is from the perspective of children and young people who find adulthood a scary place.


Yvette

Powerful one woman show, with strong writing.


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