Review: Lie With Me Aug19

Review: Lie With Me

Red Bastard 19th – 27th August Pleasance Courtyard (4 / 5) What’s frightening truthful, seductively clever and red all over? Red Bastard is back with a new show that needs to be experienced to be believed. This time it’s all about the lies we tell each other in love, no...

Review: Ordinary Days Aug19

Review: Ordinary Day...

Streetlights, People! Productions C Royale, George Street, Edinburgh until ​ August 28th (4 / 5) Life in New York can be stressful at the best of time, but when you’re quick to temper, lacking in direction, clinging on to the past for dear life, or codependent on a partner who is not as...

Review: The Marriage of Kim K Aug18

Review: The Marriage...

Arcola Theatre C, Chambers Street, Edinburgh until ​ August 28th (3 / 5) It begins very promisingly with electro-infused pop which segues into the famous overture from Mozart’s le nozze di figaro… people crawl forward to the edge of their seats. However, this ambitious fusion of...

Review: One-Man Apocalypse Now Aug18

Review: One-Man Apoc...

Chris Davis Sweet Grassmarket, Aug 8 – 27 (3 / 5) Chris Davis returns to the Edinburgh Fringe with another solo show, this time a radical condensation of the film classic Apocalypse Now. Throughout the hour he plays the various characters that drive the plot forward, re-enacting famous scenes...

Review: 26.2 Aug18

Review: 26.2

Lucy McConnell Paradise in the Vault, Aug 16 – 19 (2 / 5) 26.2 miles is the distance Lucy McConnell thought she would never be able to complete in a single run. The show 26.2 is based on her personal experience of how she made it happen anyway. The story is simple and honest, with sacrifices...

Review: The Last Queen of Scotland Aug18

Review: The Last Que...

Stellar Quines Underbelly Cowgate, Aug 14 – 26 (3 / 5) The Last Queen of Scotland is not a regular autobiographical recount of playwright Jaimini Jethwa’s experience of being expelled from Uganda by Idi-Amin and her upbringing in Dundee. Directed by Jemima Levick, it is told by a woman...