Theatre, Cabaret & Spoken Word

Theatre, Cabaret & Spoken Word

Mark Fisher: Artists are used to being misunderstood

There is a fascinating podcast in Chris Goode’s Thompson’s Live series in which the theatre-maker talks to Jon Haynes and David Woods of Ridiculusmus.

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Fringe Theatre review: Action at a Distance

Fringe Theatre review: Action at a Distance

Action at a Distance | Zoo Southside (Venue 82) | Star rating: ***

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Fringe Theatre review: Bluebeard’s Ghost

Fringe Theatre review: Bluebeard’s Ghost

Bluebeard’s Ghost | Sweet Holyrood (Venue 94) | Star rating: ***

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Fringe Theatre review: A Field of Our Own, Hibernian Football Club

Fringe Theatre review: A Field of Our Own, Hibernian Football Club

A Field of Our Own | Hibernian Football Club (Venue 339) | Star rating: ***

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Fringe Theatre review: My Real Life

Fringe Theatre review: My Real Life

My Real Life | Assembly Hall (Venue 35) | Star rating: ****

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Fringe Theatre review: Karoo Moose – No Fathers

Fringe Theatre review: Karoo Moose – No Fathers

Karoo Moose – No Fathers | Assembly George Square Studios (Venue 17) | Star rating: ****

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Fringe Theatre review: The Chess Player

Fringe Theatre review: The Chess Player

The Chess Player | C primo (Venue 41) | Star rating: ***

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Fringe Theatre review: Space Rocket Oddity Man

Fringe Theatre review: Space Rocket Oddity Man

Space Rocket Oddity Man | ZOO Southside (Venue 82) | Star rating: ***

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Performances at this years Scotsman Fringe Awards will come from acts like a Super Happy Story. Picture: contributed

Everything you need to know about The Scotsman Fringe Awards

THE Scotsman Fringe Awards return this Friday. Here’s what’s in store at our free annual show – and how to get a ticket

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Filipa Braganca. Picture: contributed

New Fringe award aims to keep Filipa Braganca’s memory alive

JOYCE McMillan on a new award that will celebrate the achievement of emerging female solo performers on the Fringe

Theatre
Fringe Theatre review: 26.2, Paradise in The Vault (Venue 29)

Fringe Theatre review: 26.2, Paradise in The Vault (Venue 29)

26.2 | Paradise in The Vault (Venue 29) | Star rating: **

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Fringe Theatre review: Mission Abort

Fringe Theatre review: Mission Abort

Mission Abort | Gilded Balloon at Rose Theatre (Venue 76) | Star rating: ***

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Fringe Theatre review: Domestic

Fringe Theatre review: Domestic

Domestic | theSpace @ Surgeons Hall (Venue 53) | Star rating: **

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Fringe Theatre review: Frankie Vah by Luke Wright

Fringe Theatre review: Frankie Vah by Luke Wright

Frankie Vah by Luke Wright | Underbelly Cowgate (Venue 61) | Star rating: ***

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Fringe Theatre review: Siri, Canada Hub @ King’s Hall

Fringe Theatre review: Siri, Canada Hub @ King’s Hall

Siri | Canada Hub @ King’s Hall in association with Summerhall (Venue 73) | Star rating: ***

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Fringe Theatre review: Scribble, Assembly Roxy (Venue 139)

Fringe Theatre review: Scribble, Assembly Roxy (Venue 139)

Scribble | Assembly Roxy (Venue 139) | Star rating: **

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A surreal siren in swimsuit and hat. Picture: Alex Brenner

Fringe Theatre review: Siren, Pleasance Dome (Venue 23)

Siren | Pleasance Dome (Venue 23) | Star rating: ****

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Theatre review: The Room at the Top of the House

Theatre review: The Room at the Top of the House

Edinburgh Festival Fringe: “Has anyone seen my keys?” “Where’s my mascara?” The cacophony of everyday dialogue fills an ever-moving, energetic family household.

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Theatre review: Birthday Cake

Theatre review: Birthday Cake

Edinburgh Festival Fringe: It feels unfair to go to town on a piece which features some strong youth performers amid its 15-strong cast, as well as some nice choreography and staging.

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Delicious dialogue and fittingly arch performances bring Janne Teller's lauded novel to life.

Theatre review: Nothing

Edinburgh Festival Fringe: “It’s all a waste of time,” a boy shouts from the top of a plum tree. “In a few years you’ll all be dead.”

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