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The Blind Date Project – Zoo Southside, Edinburgh

Director: Scott Rodgers Reviewer: Matt Farnham The Blind Date Project is a unique show that sees Anna, played by Bojana Novakovic, meet a new surprise date each night. At this performance that guest was Mary Lynn Rajskub of blockbuster TV shows 24 andIt's Always Sunny in Philadelphia and of course her own Fringe show. From this pointon, both cast members ...

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Katy Brand: I Was a Teenage Christian – Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Reviewer: Matt Farnham In her return to the Fringe, Katy Brandmeanders through recent moments of reflection, via her surprising teenage years as a crusading Christian, frequent embarrassing life moments, her time as a semi-regular correspondent on Sky news and how even Christians wouldn't invite her to drinks. Katy's approachable and sweet demeanour allows her to talk with passion about how ...

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Amelia Ryan: Lady Liberty – Assembly George Square, Edinburgh

Reviewer: Matt Farnham Amelia Ryan returns to the Edinburgh Fringe with her follow-up to the highly successful Storm in a D Cup. In Lady Liberty Amelia Ryan inspired by strong liberated women, sets out her new seven-step plan to become the star of her own show on Broadway. Amelia brings her fantastic vocals together with some amazing lyrics to deliver ...

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The D-List – Underbelly Med Quad, Edinburgh

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Writer: David Hendon Director: Phil Croft Reviewer: Mark O’Neill The cult of celebrity is all too familiar. Each year thousands upon thousands of pop star wannabes try their hand at becoming the next big hit. If they are lucky they will still be recognised on the streets a year later. Some, however, are remembered for the wrong reasons. Shrapnel Theatre’s ...

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Boris: World King – Pleasance Queen Dome, Edinburgh

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Writer: Tom Crawshaw Director: Yaz Al-Shaater Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys Oh, what a fertile field of material there is to plough for a show about the man we've come to know as BoJo. From his juvenile declaration that he intended to become 'world king' through the quite frankly unbelievable rise to become Foreign Secretary, we are presented with the Herculean twelve ...

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The Wedding Reception – George Hotel, Edinburgh

Writer&Director: Alison Pollard-Mansergh Reviewer: Erin Elston What better way to celebrate a day of nuptial bliss than a wedding reception hosted right in the heart of the Edinburgh Fringe? Will and Kate think their big day is over, but Kate’s parents have other plans. Interactive Theatre International cleverly bring those moments which are so ‘normal’ in family weddings, and make ...

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David Elms: Goody Boy – Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Reviewer: Kate Harvey Elms is delightfully bashful, and yet it becomes clear that his ‘Goody Boy’ persona is the perfect combination of bold improvisation and an undeniable knowledge of the comedy circuit. In tandem with his previous ‘Boy’ shows, David Elms wins the hearts of many as he adopts this act for the evening, treating the audience to a series ...

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