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Cinema
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Cinema

August 19th, 2015 | by lidia
People don’t listen to stories any more, complains the feline narrator of this modern day Arabian Nights. Cinema is where we go to find our memories, but this is not Cinema Paradiso: this is Cinema Inferno. Like Sheherezade in...
The Titanic Orchestra
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The Titanic Orchestra

August 11th, 2015 | by lidia
John Hannah is back at the Fringe after a 25 year break with the UK premiere of Bulgarian playwright Hristo Boytchev’s The Titanic Orchestra. Playing with memory and illusion, the story is set in a deserted train station where...
The Christians
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The Christians

August 10th, 2015 | by lidia
The Christians’s premise has interesting potential; a pastor preaches a controversial sermon to his congregation and must face the landslide of consequences that follow. What begins as a slightly disjointed and confusing...
A Girl Is A Half Formed Thing
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A Girl Is A Half Formed Thing

August 10th, 2015 | by lidia
The outstanding Aoife Duffin takes to the stage in Annie Ryan’s take on Eimear McBride’s novel A Girl Is A Half Formed Thing, a story starring an unstable girl with a dark and troubled childhood. Ryan’s adaptation is...
Dylan Thomas – The Man, The Myth
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Dylan Thomas – The Man, The Myth

August 10th, 2015 | by lidia
A show to celebrate the life and work of the famous poet Dylan Thomas, The Man, The Myth is narrated by his granddaughter Hannah Ellis and is proves positive treat for fans of his work. Although Ellis’s tone of speaks to the...
Angel In The Abattoir
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Angel In The Abattoir

August 10th, 2015 | by lidia
A raw and moving story unfolds to reveal the darkness of a tragic life.  Our protagonist wants to be a hero, which leaves only one role for his love interest; the role of victim.  But can he save himself? Throughout Angel in...
Swallow
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Swallow

August 10th, 2015 | by lidia
Scottish playwright Stef Smith won the Olivier Award in 2012 for the highly acclaimed RoadKill. Her latest work, Swallow, brings her compelling writing back to the Traverse and presents us with three characters on the brink of...
Echoes
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Echoes

August 10th, 2015 | by lidia
After winning lasts year’s fringe first, Henry Naylor returns to the festival with his latest offering, where he weaves two beautifully crafted monologues to connect the lives of two women living 175 years apart. The narrative...
The Encounter
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The Encounter

August 9th, 2015 | by lidia
The story of National Geographic photographer Loren McKenzie is a truly fascinating one. Dropped into the Amazon jungle in 1969, McIntyre came across the rarely seen Mayoruna tribe and began a transformative journey that would...
Bromance
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Bromance

August 9th, 2015 | by lidia
Bromance is a unique and fresh blend of physical theatre, dance and circus. The show is beautifully choreographed and performed with sheer power and a lot of heart. The charismatic trio captivate the audience with their gravity...