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Edinburgh Fringe 2012

1984

An admirably directed and enthusiastically performed adaptation.


A Guide to Second Date Sex

An honest and hilarious late-night gem


A Man For All Times

Stirring solo show from Brian Richardson about the life of W.E.B Du Bois – the forerunner of the Civil Rights movement in the USA


A Real Man’s Guide to Sainthood

Projectors, bikes and useful men - a brilliantly creative show!


A Soldier’s Song

My only regret is that I have just 5 stars to offer - you must see this show.


Acts of Contrition

An episodic exploration of the act of saying the hardest word: sorry.


All that is Wrong

A must-see for anyone interested in contemporary performance, this company are doing something important!


All the Things I never Said

Reflections on missed opportunities


An Audience With the Duke of Windsor

A brilliantly understated essay on the King in exile


And No More Shall We Part

A nuanced, subtle, piece of theatre of high calibre.


Angels

A man lockedup for a murder he didn't commit. As far as he knows ..


Appointment with the Wicker Man

A colourful send up of the 1970s film classic.


Bane 3

"a hilarious script and brilliant performance"


Best in the World

This is an excellent piece of theatre that is part self help group and wholly entertaining.


Beyond Hillsborough

The chilling words of real people brilliantly brought to our attention through theatre, in search of justice.


Bitch Boxer

Fighting talk delivers killer blow


Blithe Spirit

Ghostly Goings on


Bottleneck

Just go and see it - play and performance brilliant!


Bridget Christie War Donkey

Standup comedy with feminist punch.


Caesarian Section. Essays on Suicide

Outstanding polyphonic music and physical theatre combine to make this an unforgettable experinec


Candida

Arguably George Bernard Shaw’s most contemporary feeling comedy.


Casablanca: The Gin Joint Cut

An exquisite homage to a classic film using theatre as a medium for worship, laughter and sheer delight!


Churchill

"thoroughly entertains throughout"


Comedian dies in the middle of a joke

Absolutely brilliant participatory theatre, an audience as never been so funny!


Continuous Growth

Witty and finely honed, great topical satire


Dad Doesn’t Dance

A Dance with Noir


Dating George Orwell

The travails of sexy Pauline as she falls for books in ways that disturb.


Deidre and Me

An all too real pen portrait of the sick lengths to which Fan-love can go


Dirty barbie and other Girlhood Tales

Dissecting Dysfunctionality


Dirty Hands

If you are looking to see one more show, this would be a good choice.


Discover Ben Target

Ben Target is a discovery well worth making


Dream Plays: Scenes From A Play I’ll Never Write (Catterline)

A play unfinished, but more than the sum of its parts


Flaneurs

Young Scottish artist Jenna Watt’s live art piece exploring how the geography of our daily lives are plagued by violence.


Grimaldi: King of the Clowns

A delightful performance of reverence and skill that tells the tragic story of one of the major players in 19th century comedy and clowning.


Hand Over Fist

A poignant and darkly comic study of one woman’s battle with Alzheimer’s.


How Much is Your Iron? and Dansen

Possibly the last ever British premiere of a Brecht play delivers a punch 1930’s style that still resonates today.


How’s About That Then?

A close yet loving a study of Sir Jimmy.


I, Tommy

Pattison is a fine writer.


Inheritance Blues

Music, Comedy, Theatre rolled into one.


Juana in a Million

Heart breaking, Honest and Important Theatre.


Keira Daley: LadyNerd

Get your geek on with a hour of a celebration of all that is nerdy with a girl who’s hot between the spreadsheets.


Kemble’s Riot

Brilliantly conceived piece of immersive theatre


Killing Time

A play well worth seeing that will leave you thinking afterwards.


Lady M

The tragedy of being a bit-part


Love All

Where joyously funny meet macabre


Macbeth

A stunning performance from Poland's Song of the Goat


Mayday Mayday

A dramatic personal story from a first class actor


Mies Julie

World class theatre - don't miss it


Mon Droit

An intricate piece of storytelling from an onstage God of Small Things.


Mother to Mother

A powerful and moving perspective on real events.


Oddlie

A powerful evocation of the cruelly digging days of a dispossessed woman without a voice that speaks beautifully to us through song and poetry.


Panning for Gold

A nugget of mature new writing from a young writer


Peep

Crisp writing in a unique setting


People Show 121 The Detective Show

Whodunnit? Theydunnit! You will be guaranteed entertainment and charm


Pierrepoint – The Hangman’s Tale

The story o the number 1 hangman in the UK, told in a fascinating insight to the mind of a man much in the conscience of our society


Piff the Magic Dragon…..in Jurassic Bark

Piff is a rarity – a genuinely funny magician with an eye for an illusion


Presidential Suite

Behind the Scenes of a Political Scandal


Razing Eddie

Raw, emotional, unmissable


Repertory Theatre

A fast-paced, absurd comedy


Richard III

An impressive shortened version of a Shakespearean masterpiece that is not short on quality.


Salome By Oscar Wilde

Elegant, classy, emotive and emotional.


Salvi and the Box of Dreams

A beautiful message delivered in an energetic performance


Sealand

"an enjoyable and imaginative exploration"


Six and A Tanner

A one man tour de force of the Freudian concept that your parents really do set out your future.


Tenderpits

Bitter sweet theatre


The Fitzrovia Radio Hour

If you don’t see this show now, then in the years to come you’ll pretend you did.


The Half

Masterson is double value in the Half


The Idiot at the Wall

A promising start for a new writer and a young theatre company.


The Indescribable Phenomenon

A fantastical array of characters telling the story of the first woman to be accepted into the Magic Circle – Anna Eva Fey – using magic, storytelling and more than a little suggested gore and over the top performances.


The Lad Himself

A Celebration of the Life of Tony Hancock


The Lonely One

Attractive and inventive shadow puppet and light manipulation.


The Madness of King Lear

Art for art’s sake journey through the mind of one actor for whom the play is a fascinating catharsis in kimonos in Australian company


The Pride

Australian lions create a roaring success.


The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists

Brilliantly executed adaptation of Robert Tressell’s great British novel


The Sewing Machine

A powerful and moving drama set in post- apartheid South Africa


The Shit/La Merda

Incredible writing and a phenomenal performance!


The Stranger

Leme's taut and nuanced performance brings new depth to Camus' Stranger


The Trojan Women

A strong youth filled performance that tells the tale of a Greek tragedy whilst being far from tragic itself.


Thin Ice

Finely crafted theatre


Things We Did Before Reality

A tour-de-force of twisted comic satire.


Three Cities

Original theatre designed to analyse our relationship with social media through three characters who illuminate more about themselves through an interesting concept in a cramped venue thn they do about our means of communicating.


Trojan Women

Blood guts and gore on the retelling of the Euripidean legend with a touch of loose liberties taken with the storyline.


Trojan Women

A gentle evocation of an English Summers evening tinged with Greek tragedy that follows the tale faithfully.


Uninvited

Fat Cat's delicious and absurd adaptation


Waiting for Stanley

One woman’s war. You will never consider a suitcase to be mere luggage again!


Winston on the Run

"even better than what is described on the label."


Words & Women

Women with something worth saying


Woza Albert

One of the defining pieces of South African Theatre


Wuthering Heights

Classic gothic tale told in a straight mannered and straight laced production that is just fantastic


You Left Me in the Dark

Laura Lexx puts in an outstanding performance