Circus

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 ...
5★★★★★

Review: Egg at Summerhall

In a stunning performance, Egg tells a true story about the journey of egg donation from one friend to another. It’s a raw display of true emotion through the eyes of real life characters, showcased by theatr...
4★★★★

Review: Sediment at Assembly Roxy

Company 2’s Sediment is an innovative exploration of human reflection. Building on extracts from Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s ‘Notes from Underground’, Sediment interprets the narrative through, dance, acrobatics and l...
4★★★★

Review: 8 Songs at Assembly Roxy

The lights are dim, the room almost pitch black when an opening monologue begins, delivered with a Shakespearean-like quality. The name, 8 Songs, doesn’t give too much away, apart from the obvious guess that ...
4★★★★

Review: Cirque Beserk! at Pleasance @ EICC

Cirque Berserk! will challenge your perceptions of circus, combining elements of theatre and traditional circus with modern stunts to wow and amaze. Beyond expertly choreographed trapeze, aerial silks and acr...
5★★★★★

Review: Djuki Mala at Assembly George Square Theatre

Djuki Mala’s joyous blend of traditional Aboriginal dance and modern music bursts onto the Edinburgh Fringe in a blaze of shouting, singing, yelling and some serious dance moves. This show will leave your heart...
3★★★

Review: Sushi Tap Show at Greenside Nicholson Square

Brought to the Edinburgh festival by Tokyo Tap Do!, Sushi Tap Show is a high-energy performance that provides light hearted entertainment, upbeat tap sequences, cheerful comedic interludes and circus tricks. ...
3★★★

Review: Réversible at Assembly Rooms

Perhaps something that gets overlooked at the Fringe is the importance of venue. Back in 2012, Russell Kane had to move his show from the Assembly Rooms Ballroom due to sound problems which plagued the comedi...
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