Saint Omer Directed by Alice Diop Written by Amrita David, Alice Diop and Marie N'Diaye France/2022/122 mins ★★★★ In their narrative-led debut, documentary director and filmmaker Alice Diop bases the stylistically reserved courtroom drama Saint Omer on the true-life 2016 case of Fabienne Kabou, a woman accused of killing her own child. The fictionalised character of Coly, a stand-in for … Continue reading Saint Omer


Have A Gander – Jeremy Sassoon’s MOJO

Singer-pianist Jeremy Sassoon returns to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe once more as they bring Jeremy Sassoon's MOJO to the Assembly Checkpoint through to August 28th (not 15th or 16th). A show which draws together aspects of Sassoon's life, past and present in a celebration of jazz music, pop songs, football anthems and the ties to … Continue reading Have A Gander – Jeremy Sassoon’s MOJO

Have A Gander – Tiger Lady

Performer Chloe Waddilove managed to find some time between dodging tigers, dancing in the circus and the madness of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2022 to Have A Gander about Tiger Lady. Taking inspiration from the life of Mabel Stark, a runaway who joins the circus, who finds she has an utterly remarkable talent for training and … Continue reading Have A Gander – Tiger Lady

Have A Gander – Sap

Director, dramaturg, and this time sneaky writer - Raf has crafted Sap, a thriller based on Greek myth. Ripping themselves away from constructing the tale of a woman in London who tells one whopper of a lie, Raf was kind enough to offer to let audiences Have A Gander at this Queer and otherworldly experience … Continue reading Have A Gander – Sap

Have A Gander – Oedipus Electronica

Excited to finally bring their show, Oedipus Electronica, to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe after their 2020 delay, Artistic Director of Pecho Mama, Mella Faye, took some time to let audiences Have a Gander at their radical take on the ancient Greek tale, with a live in-house band. This re-imaging on the ultimate (and messiest) love … Continue reading Have A Gander – Oedipus Electronica