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Grimm – C too, Edinburgh

Writer: Lamorna Ash Director: Sam Ward Movement Director: Anja Meinhardt Reviewer: Michelle Haynes The tales of the Brothers Grimm are a familiar part of many people’s childhoods, yet here Hypnotist Theatre Company shows them in a completely different light. Grimm features a hilarious yet disturbing rendition of Hansel and Gretel, Little Red Cap and The Girl Without Hands through a ...

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Camille O’Sullivan: 10 – Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Reviewer: John Roberts Camille O’Sullivan returns to the Fringe celebrating her 10th year at the biggest arts festival in the world. Her latest show 10 is a best of her previous performances. Elements from past shows litter the stage like ghosts of the past from her sparkly red glitter shoes, light up rabbits, rope swing and hanging dresses. Like the ...

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Miranda Sings: Haters Back Off – Venue 150, Edinburgh

Creator: Colleen Ballinger Reviewer: John Roberts In one of the smaller rooms in the converted Edinburgh Conference Centre, you would be forgiven if you felt you had entered the a pop-concert, hoards of screaming, loud and excitable children and teen’s await the arrival of YouTube sensation Miranda Sings - the out of tune comic creation of musical theatre performer Collen ...

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The Horne Section: Milk The Tenderness – Udderbelly, Edinburgh

Creator: Alex Horne Reviewer: John Roberts The Horne Section is a curious yet totally entertaining hour of music and surreal comedy courtesy of stand-up comic Alex Horne and his 5 piece musical section. Alex Horne hosts the evening of spontaneous stand-up with cameo musical numbers from some of the UK’s finest musicians and mixes them alongside guest performances from some ...

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Justin Moorhouse: This Is What I Am – Gilded Balloon, Edinburgh

Reviewer: John Roberts The Northern comedian Justin Moorhouse is back at the Fringe mainly to "escape the kids and long term girlfriend" - whether that is true or not is neither here or there. What’s important to know though is Moorhouse delivers a scintillating hour long set of blistering comedy that gives just as much pleasure to the audience as ...

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The Height of the Eiffel Tower – Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

Writer: Morgana O'ReillyReviewer: Joanna Trainor "Did you know the height of the Eiffel Tower differs by eight centimetres depending on the temperature?" Morgana O'Reilly's one woman show is a funny but more than that, a really touching piece of theatre.Mum of four, Terri Hulme is having her old friend from university over to catch up. While Rachel is earning six ...

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Frisky and Mannish: Just Too Much – Udderbelly, Edinburgh

Reviewer: John Roberts The dynamic duo of pop-culture are back at the fringe with Just Too Much which can only be described as their best and at times silliest show to date. Frisky (Laura Corcoran) and Mannish (Matthew Floyd Jones) first came to light in 2008 and have quickly gained a massive cult following. Even on a wet, cold Tuesday ...

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Bianco – No Fit State Big Top, Edinburgh

Artistic Director: Firenza Guidi Reviewer: Marina Waters No Fit State Circus are internationally renowned for creating contemporary, edgy and visually stimulating circus shows. They certainly don't disappoint at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2014. They are returning withBianco, a spectacular showcase of contemporary circus. The 14 performers each appear to be highly accomplished in the circus skills on show but each ...

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