Truth’s A Dog Must Kennel – Lyceum Theatre

Written by Tim Crouch Directed by Karl James and Andy Smith ★★★★★ It’s an odd feeling, writing your career obituary. But elements of writer and performer Tim Crouch’s Truth's A Dog Must Kennel undoubtedly conjures a more morose feeling of the Fringe’s (and Theatres) return and future – one of apprehension and squandered opportunity. One … Continue reading Truth’s A Dog Must Kennel – Lyceum Theatre

Burn – King’s Theatre

Created & Choreographed by Alan Cumming and Steven Hoggett ★★★★ Oh, but what a dreich evening, thunderstruck, with nought but misery lingering in the air. The silhouette of a lanky-haired fella’ seems to brave the torrents atop the distressed boards with not but his clothes, his paper and quill, perhaps you know him? Robert. Rabbie. … Continue reading Burn – King’s Theatre

StagEHd – RoundUp

Despite the intensity and richness of the festival seasons across Edinburgh (and yes, there are others beyond August) there is always room for something to shake the status quo and demonstrate a sliver of uniqueness, an alternative angle, or to provide accessibility. With the progressive manoeuvre towards additional (and different) festivals in the city, StagEHd, … Continue reading StagEHd – RoundUp

Birdboy – Traverse Theatre

https://youtu.be/IBBsMZWeGbA Created by Emma Martin ★★★★ Not even in their own heads can they find solace - no, in this world where a young boy seeks to escape the trauma and harshness of the every day, even retreating inside his mind comes with risk. Venturing into his head, through a land where growing up is … Continue reading Birdboy – Traverse Theatre

Eat Me – Manipulate Festival

Originally conceived by Eszter Marsalko, Isy Sharman and Claire Eliza Willoughby Devised and Performed by Ian Cameron, Isy Sharman and Claire Eliza Willoughby ★★★ Frozen, out of time, slipping on the wet cobbles beneath in her loud dress without any shoes – Prey lays there with the snaps of cold water flushing her face. Nothing … Continue reading Eat Me – Manipulate Festival