Edinburgh Festival Reviews

Shortlist announced for Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Awards
By Editorial Staff · 21 Aug 2013 · Edinburgh
James Acaster is nominated for his show Lawnmower The nominees for this year's Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Awards, the biggest comedy accolade at the Fringe, have been unveiled today....
Adam and Eve: The Musical (Edinburgh Fringe)
By Chris Grady · 21 Aug 2013 · Edinburgh
Adam & Eve is a new musical theatre piece written and composed by Ben Hales with witty cutout designs by Kerry Hampton.They are both part of the company of 6 with Splendid Pr
New Art Club's Tom Roden: My first Edinburgh Fringe
By Guest Contributor · 20 Aug 2013 · Edinburgh
New Art Club: Tom Roden and Pete Shenton My first Edinburgh Fringe as one half of a comedy double act New Art Club was in 2008.Although I'd been around the fringes of the Fringe and ...
'A bloody disgrace': Liz Lochhead attacks National Theatre of Scotland and EIF
By Theo Bosanquet · 20 Aug 2013 · Edinburgh
Taking aim: Liz Lochhead Prominent Scottish playwright and poet Liz Lochhead has fired a broadside against the National Theatre of Scotland, labelling a recent production "a bloody ...
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 ...