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Oliver! – The Famous Spiegeltent, Edinburgh

Director: Sally Lyall Musical Director: Tommie Travers Reviewer: Mark O’Neill With a cast numbering more than 60, Captivate Theatre’s adaptation of Oliver! is bursting with energy, full of emotion and humorous from beginning to end. Lionel Bart's musical adaptationof Charles Dickens’ famous novel is interwoven with classic musical theatre hits including Food Glorious Food, I’d Do Anything and Consider Yourself, ...

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We Live by the Sea– Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

we live by the sea ed fringe cast

Reviewer: David Doyle Katy loves to tell stories, often about knights, princesses, and bravery, but this time, she’s telling her own story, and it’s an enchanting one. Katy is on the autism spectrum and often finds it difficult to connect with people including her sister Hannah who she lives with. Her only real friend is her imaginary dog, Paul Williams, ...

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Two Kittens and a Kid – theSpace on the Mile, Edinburgh

Writer: Christopher Wilson Director: Ryan Kelly Reviewer: Stephen Bates Christopher Wilson tells us that he has always dreamed of releasing his inner diva, but the Canadian writer/performer does not follow up with a Whitney or aMadonna. Instead, we get a story about a mini diva, a10-year-old black girl, always referred to as "Kidlet", who lands on his doorstep and becomes ...

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Bronston Jones: God Bless ‘Merica – Stand 2, Edinburgh

Reviewer: Matt Farnham Bronston Jones is a man on a mission, he wants to change the world but he knows being American that he has to start at home. In his latest Fringe show, Jones slates his homeland and uses his own experiences and stories to point out just how much of a mess the Leader of the free world ...

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I Got Superpowers For My Birthday– Summerhall, Edinburgh

Writer: Katie Douglas Director: George Perrin Reviewer: David Doyle It’s not easy being a teenager. Parents, school, and friends all make things more difficult, particularly when you’re throwing the best birthday party ever. So then just what would happen if on your thirteenth birthday you woke up and suddenly had superpowers? That’s what Fiona, William, and Ethan have to contend ...

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Yeti’s – Demon Dive Bar – Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Yeti's Demon Dive Bar

Reviewer: David Doyle Yeti runs a dive bar and the audience has come along for a night of entertainment, which proves to be delightfully surreal if not always a resounding comedic success. Yeti is the MC for the night and the combination of the wonderful aesthetics of the character as well as a charming nature make her the most endearing ...

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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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