EDINBURGH FESTIVAL


Edinburgh Festival Reviews


Chris Grady: A plea to Edinburgh Fringe companies - print a programme
By Chris Grady · 20 Aug 2013 · Edinburgh
Good example: Our Friends, The Enemy If you bring a show to Edinburgh then you, usually, ask a lot of favours. The actors are likely to be less than paid, the director will ...
Chocolate bar pun wins Funniest Joke of the Fringe
By Editorial Staff · 20 Aug 2013 · Edinburgh
A pun about a chocolate bar has won the annual Funniest Joke of the Fringe award, sponsored by TV channel Dave. Rob Auton with his award Stand-up Rob Auton, 30, claimed the prize with ...
It's Not What You Know... (Edinburgh Fringe)
By Chris Grady · 20 Aug 2013 · Edinburgh
blotTheatre are a group of students/graduates from Hull University in many cases off to Drama School shortly.Here they create a comedy acapella sketch revue exploring the world of ...
Steve Coogan presents Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Awards on Saturday
By Editorial Staff · 19 Aug 2013 · Edinburgh
Former winner Steve Coogan will present the Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Awards on Saturday (24 August).Coogan, who scooped the prize, then called the Perrier Award, in 1992, has since gone on to ...
The Paper Cinema's Odyssey (Edinburgh Fringe)
By WhatsOnStage Reviewer · 19 Aug 2013 · Edinburgh
The Paper Cinema is a great concept; illustrated cardboard cutouts are manipulated in front of live cameras by two 'puppeteers', accompanied by a live soundtrack performed by three ...
Myra DuBois - Service With a Sneer (Edinburgh Fringe)
By Scott Purvis · 19 Aug 2013 · Edinburgh
Wearing more animal print than the cast of The Lion King, Myra Dubois is a sight to behold; with her hair lacquered into a golden hedge, she sashays across the stage in ...
Cape Wrath (Edinburgh Fringe)
By WhatsOnStage Reviewer · 19 Aug 2013 · Edinburgh
Alex Kelly's very personal tale of following his grandfather's footsteps to visit Cape Wrath is a lovely, gentle way to spend an hour.Sitting with 13 other people in a stationary ...
Brett Goldstein Contains Scenes of an Adult Nature (Edinburgh Fringe)
By WhatsOnStage Reviewer · 19 Aug 2013 · Edinburgh
Brett Goldstein For the first ten minutes of Brett Goldstein's show you wonder whether you've signed yourself up for an hour of smut: strip clubs, re-enacting porn films, masturbation....
Ballad of the Burning Star (Edinburgh Fringe)
By WhatsOnStage Reviewer · 19 Aug 2013 · Edinburgh
The Israel-Palestine situation is now, sadly, such a horrible stalwart of our existence that we're running out of ways, or desire, to look at it afresh. So it was a surprise to see ...
Armada (Edinburgh Fringe)
By Chris Grady · 16 Aug 2013 · Edinburgh
One of the joys of the Fringe is that we, as producers and critics, can see an amazing array of classics and new work, stellar professional and community casts, innovative and ...