Reviews

The Matchmaker (Edinburgh Fringe)
By Michael Coveney · 14 Aug 2014

Anne Charleston and Jon Kenny star in John B Keane's comedy set in rural Ireland

Beowulf: The Blockbuster (Edinburgh Fringe)
By Michael Coveney · 14 Aug 2014

A father retells Beowulf as a Hollywood epic for his young son

Silk Road (Edinburgh Fringe)
By Catherine Love · 14 Aug 2014

A fast-paced monologue about the darker side of the internet

Shakespeare For Breakfast (Edinburgh Fringe)
By Rosie Bannister · 13 Aug 2014

The Bardic breakfasters are back and better than ever

Noël and Gertie (Frinton)
By Anne Morley-Priestman · 13 Aug 2014

You could sum up the 50-odd year friendship between Noël Coward and Gertrude Lawrence in the title of the musical which Coward wrote in 1929 – "Bitter Sweet".

Alex Horne: Monsieur Butterfly (Edinburgh Fringe)
By Rosie Bannister · 13 Aug 2014

'Horne has wanted to do this show for more than a decade, and with his infectious excitement, be grateful he finally got round to it'

The Complete History of Comedy (Abridged) (Edinburgh Fringe)
By Rosie Bannister · 13 Aug 2014

The Reduced Shakespeare Company are back, doing what they do best

The Immortal Hour (Finborough Theatre)
By Mark Valencia · 13 Aug 2014

Rutland Boughton's half-forgotten opera is revived for its centenary

Freak (Edinburgh Fringe)
By Catherine Love · 13 Aug 2014

Anna Jordan's two-hander makes some salient points but is let down by the delivery

Horizontal Collaboration (Edinburgh Fringe)
By Michael Coveney · 13 Aug 2014

David Leddy's new show at the Traverse creates confusion of the wrong sort