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Hear Me Raw – Underbelly Wee Coo, Edinburgh

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Writer: Daniella Isaacs   Director: Rosy Banham Reviewer: R. G. Balgray There’s a delicious moment at the start of Hear Me Raw, Daniella Isaac’s one-woman show at The Wee Coo, where a spillage moment stops her Green Girl persona (bright eyed, bushy-tailed wholesomeness and all) dead in her tracks. It is, of course, all part of Isaac’s subversive plan: but it ...

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Richard Carpenter is Close to You – Underbelly Wee Coo, Edinburgh

Writer:  Matthew Floyd Jones Reviewer:  R. G. Balgray What must it be like to be “the other one”; to have your own genius, exceptional in its own right, but be outstarred, outshone, outeverythinged by your closest other? This is the territory marked out by Matthew Floyd Jones, so far best-known as one half of Frisky and Mannish, in his star ...

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FIVE FAST FRINGE QUESTIONS with Tom and Bunny Save the World

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It's time for our annual series of Fringe preview Q & A's. Here we talk about new show Tom and Bunny Save the World. In one sentence tell us about your show. A black comedy with folk music following a group of Brits travelling from London to Yorkshire in the zombie apocalypse. What made you decide to bring a show this ...

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FIVE FAST FRINGE QUESTIONS with…Jake Yapp

With over 3000 shows at the world's biggest arts festival, here at The ReviewsHub,we want to make the job of choosing your Edinburgh Festival Fringe shows that little bit easier. So here’s Jake Yapp answering our annual Five Fast Fringe Questions. In one sentence tell us about your show. It’s a look at how companies mass-market products to millions of ...

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Raz – Assembly George Square, Edinburgh

Writer: Jim Cartwright Director: Anthony Banks Reviewer: John Roberts Assembly and Riverside Studios have commissioned Jim Cartwright to produce a new play for this year's Edinburgh Fringe. The result is Raz, a 50 minute monologue looking at the weekend lifestyle of a modern thirty-something male and his friends during a typical night out in Manchester. Raz is nothing groundbreaking, it's ...

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FIVE FAST FRINGE QUESTIONS with…Nick Hall

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In one sentence tell us about your show. Quick-change, no-blackout, high-octane, fast-paced, one-man character-comedy, which needs plenty of commas to describe. What made you decide to bring a show this year? A time-share holiday fell through. Plus I managed to write kick-ass show. Any advice you've heard or can give to anyone coming to the Fringe for the first time? ...

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FIVE FAST FRINGE QUESTIONS with…Close Up by Circa

In one sentence tell us about your show. Extreme acrobatics meets close-up video in a show of heart-warming intimacy. What made you decide to bring a show this year? We love Edinburgh – it’s full of energy, friends and great audiences. Any advice you've heard or can give to anyone coming to the Fringe for the first time? See everything, ...

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EDINBURGH FRINGE PREVIEW: Jonny Lennard – Tale Blazer

If you are a Fringe veteran what has been your experience of the Fringe in the past? The Fringe is my favourite month of the year, sleeping on sofas, doing six gigs a day, seeing amazing acts and flyering in the driving rain. What could be better? What made you decide to bring a show this year? A wilful disregard ...

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