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Chris Grady: Some advice for those bringing shows to Edinburgh
By Chris Grady · 13 Aug 2013 · Edinburgh
The Showstopper's Improvised Musical at Gilded Balloon Teviot My second blog covering my Monday of Week Two – a little late since its Wednesday morning, but I've been seeing ...
Chris Grady: 'Cobblefoot' and other Edinburgh discomforts
By Chris Grady · 13 Aug 2013 · Edinburgh
Sandel at The Space @ Surgeons Hall Edinburgh. Day four. 24 shows in four days and that most Edinburgh-like of discomforts is setting in – cobblefoot. I am short on ...
Solomon and Marion (Edinburgh Fringe)
By Michael Coveney · 12 Aug 2013 · Edinburgh
Janet Suzman, no less, plays a feisty, indomitable widowed granny, Marion, writing to her daughter in Australia from the home she refuses to leave in the South African outback.She's ...
Chris Grady: Edinburgh advice to myself
By Chris Grady · 12 Aug 2013 · Edinburgh
So - here are five pieces of advice to myself as I tackle the Edinburgh Fringe... and I thought they might be good to share.Whatever Happens is the Only Thing That Could Have.I am expecting to ...
The System (Edinburgh Fringe)
By Chris Grady · 12 Aug 2013 · Edinburgh
When three prisoners from a South African prison escape, we have the opportunity to follow them through their dramatic lives and explore with them what it is to grow up, live, work (...
Shakespeare for Breakfast (Edinburgh Fringe)
By WhatsOnStage Reviewer · 12 Aug 2013 · Edinburgh
A fringe stalwart, Shakespeare for Breakfast is, judging by the packed out room at 10am, clearly still a firm favourite with Edinburgh audiences. This year the company have ...
David Morgan - Pretty (Edinburgh Fringe)
By WhatsOnStage Reviewer · 12 Aug 2013 · Edinburgh
David Morgan has never thought he's pretty enough. Keeping in mind that he was included in Heat magazine's '15 Hot New Men List 2012', that might seem a bit odd, but the ...
Neil Hickey: Escape Artist (Edinburgh Fringe)
By WhatsOnStage Reviewer · 12 Aug 2013 · Edinburgh
Neil Hickey seems like a genuinely nice guy with a passion for being as true to himself as possible in front of his audiences.Once you delve into his chequered family background, and ...
Pendulums Bargain Emporium (Edinburgh Fringe)
By WhatsOnStage Reviewer · 12 Aug 2013 · Edinburgh
As the audience enter the space, we are in the all too familiar environment of a garish department store. The cast capably capture this sickly sweet atmosphere, with forced smiles ...
Missing (Edinburgh Fringe)
By WhatsOnStage Reviewer · 12 Aug 2013 · Edinburgh
Gecko's production is an astounding mixture of dance, puppetry, and incredible stagecraft. One key element of Missing is that it holds back as much as it gives, granting ...