EDINBURGH FESTIVAL


Reviews


Gyles Brandreth: Word Power! (Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh)
Brandreth has 'a big bee in his bonnet about language' and comically examines the power of words in his show
The Titanic Orchestra (Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh)
John Hannah returns to the stage in Hristo Boytchev's play
Pardon / In Cuffs (Traverse, Edinburgh)
Belgian company SKaGeN return to the Fringe with an examination of 'the complex relationship between culprit and judge'
How to Keep an Alien (Traverse, Edinburgh)
Fringe First winner Sonya Kelly returns with a 'touching tale of falling in love and proving it to the government'
Crash (Traverse, Edinburgh)
'A sort of Alan Bennett Talking Heads piece without the humour, wit or piercing social commentary'
Portraits in Motion (Summerhall, Edinburgh)
'Each year, the Fringe throws up curios like this: little gems that let you see the world a little differently'
A Gambler's Guide to Dying (Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh)
A 'touching, gentle little solo play' from Gary McNair
Fake It 'Til You Make It (Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh)
A new show from Bryony Kimmings and Tim Grayburn raises awareness of mental health
The Harmonium Project (Festival Square, Edinburgh)
The EIF kicked off on Friday with a late-night performance of John Adams's choral work ''Harmonium"