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Five Star Shows

5★★★★★

Review: Jack Barry at The Globe

Jack Barry brings Tango to the Free Fringe, an hour of hilarious tales of his sexual antics and all things relationships...

Unmissable Theatre

Edinburgh: A City of Laughter

4★★★★

Review: Mawaan Rizwan: Juice at Pleasance Dome

Juice is guaranteed to be the most fun hour of your day. Mawaan Rizwan is on a journey of self-discovery in this energetic and honest show about love, liberation and sock stripteases.    With a mum and brother...
4★★★★

Review: Christian Finnegan: My Goodness at Gilded Balloon

With so much on offer each year, it’s easy for some shows to cruelly slip under the radar. My Goodness is one of the unlucky few that’s glistening in the shadows. This is a self-reflective show that uses the f...

For Children

Dick and Dom chat to EdFestMag.com

As two of the biggest names at this year’s festival, Dick and Dom have upscaled from the comfort of their bungalow to the massive McEwan Hall to bring their high tempo show to the Fringe for the first time. Though primarily this is a kids show, kids aren’t th...

Dick and Dom “Everyone’s a bit of a big kid at heart”

An interactive, family show set in a boxing ring, Dick V Dom is the Fringe debut for quadruple BAFTA winners Richard McCourt and Dominic Wood AKA Dick and Dom.  Working together for more than twenty years, Dick and Dom’s anarchic silliness – especially on the...
4★★★★

Review: Duckie at Summerhall

We would all do well to heed – irrespective of age – the message at the heart of Le Gateau Chocolat’s triumphant children’s show Duckie. A shimmering reinterpretation of The Ugly Duckling, this production combines music and narrative to stress the importance...
5★★★★★

Reviews: Chores at Assembly George Square Gardens

Every child will relate to the struggle to stay focused after their mum asks them to clean up their room. In Chores, Cluster Arts circus company take inspiration from this childhood woe, playing two brothers who, incentivised by an opportunity to try out the...
4★★★★

Review: Circa: Wolfgang at Underbelly’s Circus Hub

If we are to believe his characterisation in the film Amadeus, Mozart, the energetically boyish musical prodigy, is an excellent candidate for a circus routine: cheeky, and with a fabulous soundtrack to boot. Thus led to the creation of Circa’s family-friend...
5★★★★★

Review: Dick and Dom- Dick v Dom at Underbelly, McEwan Hall

As two of the biggest names at this year’s festival, Dick and Dom have upscaled from the comfort of their bungalow to the massive McEwan Hall to bring their high tempo show to the Fringe for the first time. Though primarily this is a kids show, kids aren't the...
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