The Devil in the Belfry – Pleasance Lomond Room From the Short Story by Edgar Allan Poe Monologue by Dave Robb Directed by Flavia D’Avila ★★★★ Up high, high in the dark Belfry: the familiar but eerie twangs of a fiddle are strung. And as the grand clock tower at the centre of Vondervotteimittiss rings thirteen o’clock, atrocity strikes the dour and dull … Continue reading The Devil in the Belfry – Pleasance Lomond Room


Terry Pratchett’s Guards! Guards! – Pleasance Theatre

Adapted by Stephen Briggs Directed by Jonathan Whiteside ★★★★ A kingdom without a King is a city rife for the taking, one of vice and little virtue. Or maybe it’s one benefitting from democracy without tyranny? Either way, the Supreme Grandmaster of the Unique and Supreme Lodge of the Elucidated Brethren of the Ebon Night … Continue reading Terry Pratchett’s Guards! Guards! – Pleasance Theatre

Murmur – The Studio, Potterrow Concept by Hanne Vandersteene, Mahlu Mertens and Stijn Dickel Directed by Hanne Vandersteene and Mahlu Mertens ★★★★ Penetrating, often gentile whispers and Murmurs cause the grandest ripple of attention. Grensgeval, Belgium circus and theatre producers, capitalise on this, turning the adrenaline of circus and aerial movements into an immersive sound-based piece of theatre with a circular … Continue reading Murmur – The Studio, Potterrow

BullyBully – Traverse Theatre Produced by Maas Theater ★★★★ Two world rulers engaged in a series of childish, fruitless vanity projects struggle to find any sense of common ground as they allow their petulance to get in the way as they grow more aggressive in their tactics to outdo one another. How unrealistic… Producers of dance and theatre, … Continue reading BullyBully – Traverse Theatre

Too Close to the Sun – Traverse Theatre Created by Natasha Gilmore and Robert Alan Evans Choreography by Natasha Gilmore ★★★★ In myth, the scorching heat of the sun has melted the wax wings of determined Greek heroes; she is pursued by the wolf Sköll of Norse stories; and even shot by more than a few of Hou Yi’s arrows. It’s the centre of … Continue reading Too Close to the Sun – Traverse Theatre