3★★★

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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A Machine They’re Secretly Building

At the end of A Machine They’re Secretly Building, a quip is made about some members of the audience having half a mind to throw away their mobile phones. While it’s unlikely anyone will actually toss their exp...
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Fix

Addiction, like a variety of non-physical illnesses, is simply not given the attention required. Particularly addictions to concepts of non-physical substances. Fix blends together research, comedy, poetry and ...
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The Girl Who Jumped Off The Hollywood Sign

Joanne Hartstone brings aspiring Hollywood actress Evelyn Margaret Edwards (stage name Evie Edwards) to life in this captivating one-woman show. We traverse the key moments of the 20th century as they shape Eve...

Performers

There’s not much to say about Performers. Nothing really happens, the dialogue is uninspired and the jokes generally fall flat. Who knew Edinburgh’s most infamous raconteur would ever end up being called boring...

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...

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...

Father of Lies

A ghost story with an eerie truth, Bête Noire’s Father of Lies reenacts the 1973 West German tale of a man, his baby and the fine line between truth and illusion. Bête Noire have spent twelve months studying th...

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...