100% Simon Brodkin at the Pleasance

Returning to the Fringe after a decade long hiatus spent pranking the rich and powerful and securing a hugely successful BBC series as his alter-ego Lee Nelson, Simon Brodkin delivers an hour of tight stand-up...

Review: Ladybones at Pleasance Coutyard

No one expects a can of coke to elicit an emotional response in an audience, but in Sorcha McCaffrey’s Ladybones, this is exactly what happens. This show follows Nuala, an archaeologist who, upon discovering a...

Review: Lucille and Cecilia at Assembly Powder Room

Lucille the sealion wants to break free. Trapped in a never-ending circus act with Cecilia, her frustratingly ingenuous (read: dumb) partner, she dreams of escaping the demeaning attentions of her trainer and ...

Review: Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo at Underbelly

In the McEwan Hall in Bristo Square, hundred of young children gaze excitedly at a succession of beautifully-made dinosaur puppets – from baby dinosaurs to a huge, snapping T-Rex. The puppets are lifelike and ...

Review: Jekyll & Hyde at Assembly George Square

If you don’t like audience participation, Jekyll & Hyde isn’t for you. This mad-cap production by New Zealand company A Slightly Isolated Dog relies heavily on contributions from audience members. It’s cam...

Review: Fulfilment at Underbelly

A simple concept that demonstrates its point very well, Fulfilment poses questions about morality and greed while taking aim at one of the world’s biggest retailers. The play is based on the stories of Amaz...
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