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A Girl and a Gun

A Girl and a Gun stars Him and Her. Her is played by Louise Orwin, writer and creator. Him is played by a different man every night. His lines and stage instructions are fed to him in real time via an autocue, ...
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The Gun Show

The Gun Show challenges left and right extremism on the issue of American gun control, using a series of poignant personal reflections to illustrate the nuanced and multifaceted roles of guns in the United Stat...
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Sarah Keyworth: Why Not?

Even as a Millennial myself - a grumpy left wing one at that - a Fringe’s worth of them is getting repetitive. Then someone like Sarah Keyworth comes along. Whilst still a work in progress, Why Not?, Is a sligh...

Phil Ellis Has Been on Ice

Look, you’re tired, I’m tired, the acts are tired. It’s the end of the Fringe. So, heaven praises Phil Ellis for having the energy and grace to continue onwards over the final hurdles. Three weeks ago, hell eve...

Daniel Cainer: More Gefilte Fish and Chips

Daniel Cainer’s show opens on a bright note: we are all going on a journey to who knows where. The rest of his show is eclectic accordingly, but through family stories and personal recollections he brings out t...

Perhaps Perhaps Quizás

As far as clowning goes, the Fringe Festival is the big top. Clowns of every form fill the venues to get guests giggling and Perhaps Perhaps Quizás does this with charm. Our protagonist Greta is desperate fo...

Tobacco

Andrew Buckland fully embodies the quibbling, timid husband yearning for more from Chekov’s On the Harmful Effects of Tobacco. Baxter Theatre Centre’s adaptation retains much of the character and less of the to...

The Believers Are But Brothers

The Believers Are But Brothers begins in the queue. Staff members coax our phone numbers from us so that the performers can communicate with us from the stage. Some are unwilling at first, but by the time we en...

All Hell Toupee

Directed by Jeremy Stockwell, All Hell Toupee is a satirical comedy which tells the story of Christina, a Los Angeles beauty aesthetician who has come to Edinburgh to sell you the best ‘hair wear’ in America. S...

Arr We There Yet?

“You’ll all have duties aboard the ship,” a pirate informs a crowd of curious small faces packed into the tent in the Underbelly Circus Hub. He then explains that they are required to clap and scream whenever t...