Edinburgh Fringe 2010
Highly interactive theatre company attempt to slice a new route into Shakespeare by excavating the raw emotions and primal psychology behind the tragedies
Welcome to 54 and the joys of tenement living
Top class writing, a highly recommended play.
Chance and choice collide
If you sit very still and say very little then no-one can tell whether you’ve got dementia or not.
A witty, absurdist reworking of a Greek classic performed by an able young cast.
A chilling, darkly comic play, well staged and staying true to the text.
In the sequel to last year's success, 'Bane', Joe Bone once again demonstrates phenomenal performance skill whilest also really enjoying himself onstage.
Well, thank God for a bit of energy and passion on stage. And thank God for Battle Acts!
Belt Up Theatre take over The House Above and give their own slant on Sophocles' classic tragedy.
Brilliant anarchic theatre. Unmissable.
Belt Up Theatre take over The House Above and dismantle one of the earliest works of western literature.
Belt Up Theatre take over The House Above and take us to the dark heart of JM Barrie's imagination.
Belt Up’s trademark mix of exuberance and energy create a world of enchantment.
A claustrophobic, grotesquely sensual take on Victor Hugo’s hunchback story with moments of vivid poetry and clever narrative play
A wonderfully evocative broad-brush adaptation
Atmospheric re-creation of life in war-torn Britain.
A raw portrayal of the events that lead up to a youth committing a crime.
Strong performances and naturalistic dialogue lend this play a disturbing force.
This new play about a family living in the shadow of a defunct mill and their own dysfunctional past is surprisingly hopeful and sparklingly written
'Show not tell' is the motto of this laugh-out-loud sketch show that's all about breasts
A rip-roaring yarn on one woman’s search through LA for ‘the one’….or is that ‘the two’?
Accessible and enjoyable comedy
."Good knock-about stuff"
A very enjoyable and uplifting delve into nostalgia, memory and growing up.
Slick, Cool and a bundle of laughs
'a beautifully realised production'
There’s a murderer in town, and his weapon of choice is ten inches long, made of latex, and possibly battery powered. Is he insane, or just going about things half-cocked?
A gem of a comedy
Outstanding verbatim theatre with virtuoso performances - stunning
Well, do you? Chances are they may have gone to see this riveting production.
A flawed but entertaining dash through Marlowe's masterpiece.
Much wailing and gnashing of (pointed) teeth in this clever re-imagining of the horror classic.
This is a searching and thought-provoking examination of the increasing trade in women as sex slaves, although it skimps on rounding out the villains of the piece.
2009's deserved sell-out show returns on five-star form for two nights
A beautifully acted tribute to Korea's forgotten victims of WWII.
A masterclass in understated, comic acting
Gorgeous costumes, historical intrigue and some girl-on-girl kissing
Funny how you never miss something, until suddenly it isn’t there anymore.
At the tick tick tock of her biological clock, Abi struggles with indecision from her crown Prince ..
A fabulous solo performance by Thomas Marceul
Mordantly funny, beautifully performed – a joy to watch
A highly enthusiastic cast bring life to some genuinely inventive physical choreography
Touching, funny and unmissable
Witty dialogue, great performances
A well-disciplined school ensemble detail the story of a parent's death.
Slickly physical one-man show freezes a single moment in time and captures a world in moral and economic freefall
Competant revival of a controversial 1992 fringe hit
A gentle and engaging examination of mankind in the wilds of nature.
Rebecca Wright is an actress to be watched. An entertaining script.
Fine food and site specific entertainment make for a thoroughly enjoyable night at the inn
Provocative and accomplished
Packed tightly into a white box, an audience can't help but feel involved in this fall-out from a topical humans rights abuse.
A gripping story told without any frills.
An enthralling tale of one man's fight for truth and justice
Head way down to the Assembly as soon as you can
The diary of a lost girl who’s truly out of her Box. Brook no argument ..
A very contemporary, dark script directed by a Double Fringe First winning director.
A delightful magic show couched in funny and inventive Victoriana.
Very enjoyable one man comedy
Ross Gurney-Randall’s impressive portrayal of Italy’s most notorious leader
An entertaining comedy drama
"...the best of British Theatre style."
Art education and theatre combine in this life drawing and life affirming class
Often sharply funny sprint of shame through one actor’s worst auditions
A touching tale delivered with eloquence.
Dream play avoids being a doze.
A hazy white wonderland of memory, fantasy and beautiful story-telling
Biting satirical attack on the American dream from a gifted young playwright.
t’s a knock-out .
Well-spoken chunks of Shakespeare's nasty women
This could be a winner!
Plenty of energy and laughs
Three young people in search of life, love and sex. Closer, or not even close?
Toned down, but not muted, a new adaptation of British cult classic.
Roles are reversed as the dummy becomes the manipulator. A class act from a leading ventriloquist.
A fine Scottish yarn
Outstanding, gripping and engrossing drama. A very developed piece of work.
"convincingly natural performances"
Bold, crisp writing
Go and see the phenomenon
Five poignant wiewpoints of a disaster
"enjoyable and informative"
Spiffing tales of daring-do from three gallant gentlemen and two elegant ladies.
A highly successful experiment
Matt’s coming out causes best friend Sam to flip out
An unusual and poignant piece of monologue theatre from Slovakia.
Out of the fog of mystery emerges an interesting conclusion to this age old connundrum
A Slick Performance of the Alan Bennet Play
Energetic punk rock musical that you'll love or hate
An amusing adaptation of a classic novel.
A feast of theatre, dance and music that flows seamlessly into an organic whole.
Brecht's darkly comic satire performed with incredible passion.
A magical and touching trip to Neverland
"I laughed loud and long"
A finely realised adaptation of the classic Neil M Gunn novel.
Psychological thriller with an interesting twist.
A surprisingly moving story of an immigrant tailor coming to Scotland after the war.
Confrontation of two ultimately irreconcilable idealists
Knock about farce with a confusion of lovers
Wonderfully written, acted with refreshing dynamism
Of the highest quality on every level. Absolutely hilarious.
An astonishingly uplifting true life story.
In the acting premiere league
An amusing detective story
Mud, sweat and the ghost of Eddie Waring
Accomplished, slick and very entertaining theatre
Where will you be when the lights go out? Check out a decent little thriller ..
A horror story, unpeeled like an onion
A delightful and engaging story of love and war.
Differential look at the laws of probability from two upper decile performers