Reviews: Music

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Review: Carol Ann Duffy and John Sampson at The Stand

For over a decade poet-laureate Carol Ann Duffy has been performing with Scottish multi-instrumentalist John A Sampson. At first glance, his silly ditties and her sullen growls might seem an unlikely pairing. ...
4★★★★

Review: Neneh Cherry at Leith Theatre

The fading grandeur of the Leith Theatre is just the right atmosphere for Neneh Cherry’s gig, which happens to coincide with a spectacular thunderstorm. Inside the cavernous Hall, bodies are steaming, layers a...
4★★★★

Review: Phoenix @ The Pleasance Dome

Ash Phoenix unexpectantly becomes a single father when his lover leaves him to make it big in the movies. Left to care for his infant son in their tiny trailer home with only his musical talent, he keeps s...
4★★★★

Review: Nele Needs a Holiday: The Musical at Summerhall

Nele Needs a Holiday is a beautiful and endearing piece of musical theatre that truly engages with the reality of dreams being followed, made and even broken. A Belgian popstar moves to London to steal the job...
4★★★★

Review: Prehistoric at Summerhall

Irreverent, loud and pulling no punches, Prehistoric is a riveting political play with live punk music and a dark sense of humour that demands to be witnessed. Brisbane Australia, 1979. Queensland is a police...
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