Review: Kid X at Assembly Roxy

Kid X is a collaborative piece of theatre with Bassline Circus and MHz in association with Feral . It opens with the kind of slickness that is familiar from superhero movies. Eva Lazarus is the super-successfu...
Heroes at Udderbelly

Review: Heroes at Udderbelly

Aerial work and dance moves come together in a family show that takes a playful-but-wannabe-serious look at heroic fantasies - and the realities of being brave, and overcoming your fears. Beverley Grant (A...
Monski Mouse at Assembly George Square Gardens

Review: Monski Mouse’s Baby Cabaret at Assembly

Those familiar with Monski Mouse will know her Baby Disco show is a total delight and an essential Fringe experience for the under-fives. Now the smiley lady with the retro frock and the Minnie Mouse hair has ...
Little Top at Pleasance at EICC

Review: Little Top at Pleasance at EICC

Circus for babies? As far as Ellie Dubois is concerned, you’re never too young to enjoy the whirligig fun of bravura juggling, or the sight of grown-ups tumbling head over heels in acrobatic partnerships....
Sparkle at Summerhall

Review: Sparkle at Summerhall

“Love your sparkles!” is the rallying cry that Annie Cusick Wood weaves into this heart-warming work for young children (ages 3+) that reaches out, tellingly, to their adults as well. Wood’s champion...

Review: Meddlin’ Kids at Gilded Balloon Teviot

Those pesky, meddlin’ kids and that infamous dog have been ‘solving’ mysteries for decades in the hit kids’ TV show… Meddlin’ Kids. But now, after 25 seasons, it’s game over for the gang, as the network unexpe...

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: The First Piano on the Moon at Summerhall

Words Christiana Spens My son is four years old and has never been to the Fringe before, and although being very theatrically-inclined, is a little unsure about it all. ‘A woman is wearing seventeen hats! T...

Review: Rocket Girl at Underbelly

Eight-year-old Maisie is a self-proclaimed ‘rocket girl’. She is obsessed with space and her ambition is to become an astronaut.  Her supportive dad charmingly tells her she can be anything she wants to b...


Two empowering Fringe shows are hoping to teach kids that women can reach for the stars or even walk on the Moon  Words MARK FISHER     It’s the morning of the first performance of Valentina’s Galaxy, and d...
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