Reviews: Music

Jamie MacDowell and Tom Thum

Singer-songwriter and guitarist Jamie MacDowell and beatboxer extraordinaire Tom Thum are two Aussie blokes with a brilliant musical show not to be missed. They bring together different skills to create a mesme...

Letters to Morrissey

Gary McNair’s journey from hysterical teenage idolisation of the pop icon Morrissey to a more nuanced, conflicted appreciation of him is really interesting to watch, guided along, as it is, by the steady hand o...

Toxic Avenger The Musical

Toxie is a seven foot mutant with a grotesque appearance and smell to match. He is also an earth scientist, madly in love with the blind librarian and determined to win her heart by saving New Jersey. The pl...

Reuben Kaye

With a sharp, acerbic tongue, villainous grin and an array of costumes that must singlehandedly keep the sequin industry in the black, Reuben Kaye dominates the stage and devours his audience. Yes, he’s got ...

Denim: World Tour

Set in the atmospheric and buzzing Underbelly, or Denim’s debut Edinburgh Fringe show is an instant success. From the first moment the drag super-group came onto the stage they mesmerised the audience with thei...

Anya Anastasia

If Patsy Stone moonlighted as a cabaret singer, Anya Anastasia is the beautiful and bizarre result. Parodying traditional cabaret with laugh out loud lyrics and an impressive vocal range to boot, Anastasia's Ro...

Thrones! The Musical

Game of Thrones is one of the biggest shows on television today. How can we expect anything but success from a fantasy show that contains beloved character development, twisted storylines, gore, dragons and nud...

Kinsey Sicks: Things You Shouldn’t Say

After seeing – and loving – the Kinsey Sicks two years ago during the Fringe, I was worried that while they were exceptional performers, perhaps their act couldn’t offer much in terms of re-watch value. I was s...

Jess Robinson: Unravelled

Take an adventure into the mind of Jess Robinson in her latest show, Unravelled. If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to be someone who can impersonate 100 other people, Robinson will not only tell you, she’l...

Cosi Fan Tutte

Infamous even before it’s Edinburgh debut, Christophe Honoré’s production of Mozart’s Cosi Fan Tutte draws on the sexual aspects of the opera and thrusts them to the forefront. Centred around two couples,  C...
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