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A Girl and a Gun
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A Girl and a Gun

August 27th, 2017 | by admin
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, and the words...
The Gun Show
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The Gun Show

August 26th, 2017 | by admin
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 States. Writer E.M....
Sarah Keyworth: Why Not?
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Sarah Keyworth: Why Not?

August 26th, 2017 | by admin
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 slightly...
Phil Ellis Has Been on Ice
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Phil Ellis Has Been on Ice

August 26th, 2017 | by admin
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 even one week...
Daniel Cainer: More Gefilte Fish and Chips
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Daniel Cainer: More Gefilte Fish and Chips

August 26th, 2017 | by admin
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 the silly, the...
Perhaps Perhaps Quizás
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Perhaps Perhaps Quizás

August 26th, 2017 | by admin
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 for love, imagining her...
Tobacco
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Tobacco

August 26th, 2017 | by admin
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 tone of...
The Believers Are But Brothers
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The Believers Are But Brothers

August 25th, 2017 | by admin
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 enter, almost...
All Hell Toupee
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All Hell Toupee

August 25th, 2017 | by admin
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. She brags about...
Arr We There Yet?
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Arr We There Yet?

August 25th, 2017 | by admin
“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 they see...