5.05

Circa: Humans

There are a lot of circus shows going around Edinburgh this Festival, making it difficult to distinguish between the good and the outstanding. That being said, Humans is definitely the latter. A powerful celebr...
5.05

The Fall

A devised drama by 7 University of Cape Town graduates examining the lead up and aftermath of the removal of the statue of colonialist Cecil Rhodes on the UCT campus, The Fall takes a look at modern day decolon...
5.05

Mouthpiece

Two voices, one mind, one woman. Amy Nostbakken and Norah Sadava play the inner voice of protagonist Cassandra, harmonising, conflicting, and whirring around each other in an innovative display of the female ps...
5.05

Pollyanna

It is seldom you find a queer cabaret that truly delivers in all regards, but the diversity Pollyanna celebrates secures its place at the top of the list. The show marks its third year at the Edinburgh Fring...
5.05

Foil Arms and Hog: Oink

YouTube smash hits Foil Arms and Hog have graduated to a bigger and better venue this year. Performing in that famous big purple cow this year, they deserve every bit of success that comes with it. This show is...

Yvette

Yvette is a one woman show about adolescence, race, family and sexuality. Writer and performer Urielle Klein-Mekongo assembles an emotional and poignant piece of artistry based partially on her own personal exp...

Séance

This is not a real séance. This is not a real séance. This was the mantra I repeated to myself throughout Darkfield's latest production, Séance, in an attempt to stop my arms from quivering and my hands from sh...

Julie Byrne

Julie Byrne invites us to slow down. Her voice has crossed the Atlantic with the deep affection of acclaimed blogs (Tom Johnson of GoldFlakePaint can be found behind the merch desk) and contemporaries alike, wi...

Colin Cloud: Dare

Colin Cloud can read your mind. I can hear your scepticism or an eye roll already, but no, really, he can. There’s no other way to explain the feats he achieves during his latest Fringe show, Dare. Entering Ple...

The Rise and Fall of Marcus Monroe

How many juggling comedy shows have you seen this year? None? Yeah, me too. Until now that is. The slightly unusual format of The Rise and Fall of Marcus Monroe leads to a fantastic laugh out loud set with a...