Sophie Duker: Hag – Pleasance Courtyard

★★★★ After her 2019 success with her show Venus, Sophie Duker triumphantly returns to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival for a sell-out run of her show dedicated to her fierce granny – the Hag. Have you ever wondered what happens when an individual questioning their sexuality ends up on a lesbian cruise? Well, Sophie Duker has … Continue reading Sophie Duker: Hag – Pleasance Courtyard

Wilf – Traverse Theatre Written by James Ley Directed by Gareth Nicholls ★★★★★ Stop me if you’ve heard this before: Boy loves boy, boy ditches boy, boy reconnects with himself, boy hitches up and trails across the landscapes of Scotland searching for unsolicited sex in his newly christened Volkswagen…oh, you have? Perhaps, if you were lucky, you caught … Continue reading Wilf – Traverse Theatre

Sophie Duker: Hag – Pleasance Courtyard

★★★ She ain’t no Fringe rookie no more. Bringing her new show, Hag, The Fringe’s previous best newcomer and Taskmaster champion has lost no steam, even when admitting the differences in returning to the festival in a post-covid environment. This triumphant embracement of chaos is a journey through Duker’s past and present, with a sprinkling of … Continue reading Sophie Duker: Hag – Pleasance Courtyard

Rob Madge: My Son’s a Queer (But What Can You Do) – Underbelly

Created by Robert Madge ★★★★★ You’ve likely already seen the cute videos of the young kid, recreating the over-commercialised Magical wonder of Disney in their living room. For shame if not - in the videos of Robert Madge, Mickey Mouse signs autographs, Belle finds their Beast, Bert misses his cue, and Maleficent is once again … Continue reading Rob Madge: My Son’s a Queer (But What Can You Do) – Underbelly

Lizard Boy – Gilded Balloon Patter Hoose

Book, Music & Lyrics by Justin Huertas Directed by Brandon Ivie ★★★ Getting drenched in dragon’s blood cannot be good for you, surely? Think of how hard it must stain for starts. But this is precisely what happened to Trevor, and a few other classmates of his, when he was a young boy. Twenty years … Continue reading Lizard Boy – Gilded Balloon Patter Hoose