5★★★★★

Review: Steen Raskopoulos: Stay at Underbelly Cowgate

Steen Raskopoulos performs sketch comedy at breathtaking speed, instantly immersing his audience into brilliantly inventive moments in a transformative hour of stunningly impressive comedy. The show centres a...
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4★★★★

Review: Island Town at Summerhall

Simon Longman was a writer to look out for at this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe after winning the George Devine Award for Most Promising Playwright, and his new show Island Town, does not disappoint. Set ...
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 ...
3★★★

Review: Tolerate at Nightcap

Megan Shandley and Joe McTernan are among Scotland’s youngest rising comics, high-energy and quick to poke fun at themselves. Their double bill is a highlight of the Free Fringe, a sharp and light-hearted sam...
4★★★★

Review: Sticks and Stones at Summerhall

In an echo of contemporary social anxiety, Sticks and Stones uses satire to take on the question of political correctness and corporate liability. Vinay Patel’s writing shines in the superbly capable hands of P...
4★★★★

Review: The Midnight Soup at Summerhall

The Midnight Soup is a powerful piece of theatre centred around a diary given from grandmother to grandson in 2006, and her suicide years later. Leo Burtin recounts memories of his grandmother and provokes qu...