Review: I Am Somebody Aug31

Review: I Am Somebod...

Sirqus Alfon August 29th at Gilded Balloon Teviot (4 / 5) I Am Somebody is daring, cheeky and a celebration of the digital age. What separates them from every other variety and circus act in town is their heavy reliance on multimedia. Martin Östman, Erik Rosales and Henrik Strindberg, the...

Review: The Underground Aug27

Review: The Undergro...

Workcenter of Jerzy Grotowski and Thomas Richards Summerhall, 25th and 26th August 2016 (3 / 5) The Underground is an incredibly competent performance. The blocking is extraordinary: both in choreography and execution. The actors trained to the hilt. Their voices, beauteous and haunting; no...

Review: Terry Pratchett’s Mort Aug25

Review: Terry Pratch...

Duck In A Hat Augustine’s Church until August 28th (4 / 5) “It would be a bloody stupid world if people got killed without dying, wouldn’t it?” A hilarious adaptation of a Terry Pratchett novel, Duck in a Hat Theatre’s Mort chills and thrills. The story of a poor...

Review: Wasted Aug25

Review: Wasted

Cambridge University Amateur Dramatic Club Greenside Infirmary Street until August 29th (3 / 5) “There’s nothing you can give a person that don’t take half of them away.” Wasted by contemporary spoken-word artist Kate Tempest, winner of the 2013 Ted Hughes Award for...

Review: In Defence of Hitler! Aug22

Review: In Defence o...

LIP Theatre Company Sweet Grassmarket (Apex Hotel) until August 28th (2 / 5)   Vachel Novesha’s In Defence of Hitler is ambitious new writing which sadly does not meet its potential. This wondrously unexpected time-travel absurdist comedy sci-fi packs plenty of laughs and some good...