Marie

Marie sneaks up on you. Set in front of a bland, Free Fringe curtain with just a single chair, it proves there certainly is much more to this show than meets the eye. This one woman performance by Sarah MacGill...

Gary Lamont: Dropping the Soap!

Help ma’ boab, it’s only Robbie from River City! Apparently - I’ve never actually seen the show. My mother watches it though. Swimming in the torrents of post-River life, Lamont’s routine centres around survivi...

Michael Stranney: Welcome to BallyBeg

If you're looking for a new holiday destination, the small Northern Irish town of Ballybeg has forced its way onto the list, boasting a set of highly eclectic locals and effective airlines to both Edinburgh and...

Process Day

In Process Day, the Scottish Dance Theatre brings the sinuous, dark nights at a club to life with pulsing music and shadowy dance. The entire performance is bathed in darkness, the androgynous black and white c...

Slap and Tickle

“Are you sitting comfortably?” Liz Aggiss asks as the first act of Slap and Tickle comes to a close. The answer you would expect, of course, is yes – but nothing about this performance conforms to the expected....

Jane Doe

“I want to tell you a story.” Karin McCracken begins this show by telling the story of Jane Doe: a girl who was raped at a party. Who is Jane Doe? “She could be fourteen, sixteen, twenty-two,” McCracken info...

C’est La Vegan

Dave Chawner lives in asides. He can’t get through the first sentence of a story without a quip or a funny recollection. At first, this disorganization can seem agonizing, but it’s this restless, searching mann...

Pat Cahill: The Fisherman

If you're searching for a show that explores the deep existential crisis that follows the social hierarchy of fish, then Pat Cahill is more than willing to break it down, featuring optimistic interludes from hi...

Who Is Betty Grumble?

In light of the range of body positive, gender-bending and boundary destroying performances storming this year’s Fringe, we talk to revolutionary performance artist and ecofeminist Emma Maye, the lion tamer beh...

Rob Oldham: Brink

You have not lived until you have heard one of Rob Oldham’s tonal prose poems. He may be straight out of university, but his amateur poems demonstrate the emotional bravery of a much older man. He also has a th...