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Five Fast Fringe Questions with…Theatre Uncut

In one sentence tell us about your show. Theatre Uncut are revisiting some of the best plays that have been written for us over the past four years, responding to current political events – it’s a chance to look back over what’s happened in UK politics since 2010, and think and talk about where we go from here. What made ...

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Going Viral – Northern Stage at Summerhall, Edinburgh

Writer: Daniel Bye Director: Dick Bonham Reviewer: Jaclyn Martin You're on a flight, sat next to an attractive young lady. You're both watching the same "schlocky" movie about a diseased monkey who has bitten and passed on the disease. You make polite conversation and offer the lady a nut. She accepts, then returns to watching the movie. Soon, she is ...

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17 Border Crossings – Summerhall, Edinburgh

Reviewer: Sara Jackson A rollercoaster ride for the imagination, 17 Border Crossings takes the audience on a journey around the world. This one-man show begins with an explanation of the history of the passport (genuinely interesting, ever wondered why there are 32 pages for your visas?), then moves at breakneck pace through 17 border crossings in countries including Jordan, Serbia, ...

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Mark Thomas: Trespass – Summerhall, Edinburgh

Reviewer: John Roberts For the first time in a fair few years Mark Thomas has moved across the city from The Traverse and finds a new home at the vibrant yet chaotic surroundings of Summerhall, and it seems a perfect fit for this raw, and passionate call to action. Our country is under threat, being swallowed up one paving slab, ...

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Every Brilliant Thing – Roundabout@Summerhall, Edinburgh

Writer: Duncan Macmillan with Jonny Donohoe Director: George Perrin Reviewer: Jaclyn Martin A six year old boy starts a list of all the brilliant things in the world. His dog has just died and his mother attempted suicide, but being six he doesn’t quite understand these things. So he starts the list in an attempt to cheer his mother up. ...

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FIVE FAST FRINGE QUESTIONS with Sh!t Theatre, Women’s Hour…

In one sentence tell us about your show. Women, women women: Women? Women. What made you decide to bring a show this year? We’re trying to break the 10-year barrier. A decade doing shows in Edinburgh. Then we can quit. This is our penultimate year. Any advice you've heard or can give to anyone coming to the Fringe for the ...

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FIVE FAST FRINGE QUESTIONS with…FellSwoop Theatre

In one sentence tell us about your show. Current Location is about facing the fact that your world is changing, is being destroyed around you, and that you will have to change as well: either by becoming afraid or angry, or by seeking a better world. What made you decide to bring a show this year? We had big successes ...

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