Review: OD’D

Highly skilled and theatrical solo acrobatics with balls, silks and centrifugal force- a mesmerizing performance from Finland.

Review: The Event

A solo show which deconstructs theatre, our lives and how artifice might be presented or might not in a remarkable performance by the man who created it, sold it on and still can be marveled at doing it.

Review: Eng-er-Land

Writer/performer Hannah Kumari leaves you alert and exhilarated

Review: Anton Chekhov

The nearest we’ll come to meeting Chekhov. In Pennington’s masterclass.

Review: Living Newspaper #7

Like all the Royal Court’s Living Newspaper series, we need this. Watch a group of young dramatists take on the future

Review: Living Newspaper #6

Like all the Royal Court’s Living Newspaper series, we need this. Watch what this does with the future

Review: Living Newspaper #5

Like all the Royal Court’s Living Newspaper series, we need this. Watch.

Review: Outside

As with Inside, Outside not only fits us, they help us to move on, and become in their modest, unassuming and utterly transcendent way, part of how we learn to.

Review: New Moon Monologues April

As we saw in March, don’t be lulled by friendly colours and fluffy fonts. Queens of Cups again proves they’re a company to revel with and wait for heart-stopping reveals

Review: New Moon Monologues March

Don’t be lulled by the friendly colours and fluffy fonts. Queen of Cups is absolutely a company to watch, and its showcase productions are literally unmissable

Review: Just Like Giving Blood

Upton’s notches of logic are nudged with brilliance, the actual narrative a granular run-up to an enormous yes.

Review: A Kiss From Back Home

A solo performance that brings effectively to the stage the soulful disappointment of a lost relationship.

Review: The New Tomorrow

There’s a generosity here, a big hug. Theatre itself affirms the value of life to those who might yet shape it for the better.

Review: MILF

A series of exploratory monologues that really make you think about the value of gender

Review: Isolation

A desperate portrait of the strain of the absence from a mother of her child during the pandemic.

Review: Fatbaws

A very impressive self filmed and performed allegory of the threat posed by those who try to invade our gardens and rule the roost.

Review: Alone

A subtle and highly effective reawakening of a woman who always was.

Review: Daddy Drag

Proof that whilst you cannot fit a person into a show, you can truly theatrically lift a lid on his behaviour, the effect he leaves behind and the void that others cannot fill

Review: The Tin Drum

Nico Holonics’ blaze-through avatar is unlikely to be surpassed.

Review: The Good Dad (A Love Story)

Intricate, fiercely intelligent, this play packs far more force than some twice its length. Sarah Lawrie’s intensity is magnificent.

Review: all of it

A miniature classic of snatched meaning. Catch it.

Review: The Drift

An impressive solo show about how integrated Scotland believes it is but shows us the reality of the length it needs to go, in order to achieve that aim.

Review: Cherry Soup

True, and not so true, tales of the South Downs.

Review: Get Uncomfortable

Provocative poetic performance, raw, gripping, beautiful, moving and visceral.

Review: I Favor My Daddy

Finessed crafted solo show, masterful performance!

Review: Sam Morrison: Hello, Daddy!

Accomplished and fruity comedy from a young gay comedian who’s already mastered stand up.

Review: Myra

Uncomfortable confrontation with a murderess.

Review: I Run

A vivid solo performance of a man running furious, powerful and heartbroken into the grief of his dead daughter.

Review: Jake

An exceptional, multilayered piece that will keep you on the edge of your seat - if not on your toes!

Review: Little Rabbit

Susan's trapped in her house by rising flood water. But she's not allowed to leave the house or even be seen......

Review: Catching Comets

This was a solo performance telling a story about love, about fear, about the protections that we build up around ourselves that isolate us more than they serve.

Review: Fake News

A Skilled and Impactful Piece of Storytelling Theatre

Review: Deer Woman

A rightfully angry production that gives voice to a story that needs to be more widely heard

Review: Mustard

Visceral performance of heartbreak from an exciting theatre maker

Review: Alaska

Accomplished solo storytelling about mental health issues, with dance and song.

Review: Proxy

A powerfully performed dive inside a disturbing tabloid tale

Review: salt.

We’re offered ‘salt to heal, salt to remember… above all for your wounds.’ Take it.

Review: The Birth of Death

“A profoundly moving and disarmingly funny journey, looking at death and how we approach it…”

Review: Turn the Night

An innovative solo performance framed in the context of a karaoke night where underlying tensions get exposed and examined.

Review: Quintessence

There’s a superb cliff-edge to this outstanding production.

Review: The Tailor of Inverness

A story, a thread, a suit and intrigue, bound in a fascinating tale told with a violin and a cracking narrative; Mathew Zajac masterfully weaves and unfolds layers of the stories of his father.

Review: Achilles

A bold reimagining and interpretation of Achilles’ grief and revenge through a superior technical evening of storytelling, dance and song

Review: Gigantic Lying Mouth

An engaging one man exploration of lying at the end of his life, helped with video, a disembodied voice and facing the harsh truth of his own (previous) existence.

Review: Baby Face

An uncomfortable night facing uncomfortable truths with comfort coming when you have the decency to condemn the truly indecent

Review: Superhoe

A searing new talent.

Review: Jogging

Thought provoking, physical storytelling, dramatic with creative humour!

Review: Private Peaceful

This is as good as a one-person show of this kind gets. Andy Daniel should be up there above his own rows of five-star ratings.

Review: Sail On!

Well written and performed with energy - poignant and real.

Review: I K(no)W

Fascinating, sincere storytelling, told with charm!

Review: Dandy Darkly’s All Aboard!

Deliciously provocative, cynical, creative, poignant, entertaining, uplifting, impactful show. Do not miss it!

Review: Transformation

Fascinating story, sensitively performed, meaningful.

Review: The Mermaid’s Tears

Well crafted and performed - an entertaining ride that piques the senses and imagination with humor, pathos, fantasy, melodrama!

Review: My Preferred Pronoun is We

Fascinating well crafted show with depth and humor – topical, very well performed, poignant + impactful!

Review: Tolerance?!

Compelling performance - fascinating story!

Review: Dust

This is outstanding. See it.

Review: Enough

A violent attack on the social norms which drive self-harm in its many and varied forms.

Review: Gie’s Peace

Inspiring Stories of Courageous Women - An Exploration of War Through Storytelling and Music

Review: The Artist

Entertaining, creative, theatrical, very well performed!

Review: Portraits in Motion

Fascinating, innovative, creative, charming and entertaining!

Review: Orlando

A stunning solo interpretation of an iconic novel from a Fringe favourite