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All Change – Assembly George Square, Edinburgh

Writer: T.H. Marriott Director: Tim Marriott Reviewer: Tom Ralphs Tim Marriott is a busy man at this year’s Fringe, performing in and directing three productions, two of which he also wrote. All Change, the show he didn’t write, was written by his son and both Marriott and his co-star Stefanie Rossi came to the show late. In the two days ...

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The Marilyn Conspiracy – Assembly George Square, Edinburgh

Writer: Vicki McKellar and Guy Masterson Director: Guy Masterson Reviewer: Tom Ralphs On the 5th of August 1962 at 10.35 Marilyn Monroe was found unconscious. Almost six hours later the police were finally called to the scene. Officially Monroe had killed herself, but if that was the case, why did it take so long for the call to be made, ...

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Hamilton (Lewis) – Assembly George Square, Edinburgh

Book: Fiona English Music and lyrics: David Eaton Director: Benji Sperring Reviewer: Stephen Bates Lin Manuel Miranda’s smash hit Broadway musical Hamilton has already been followed across the Atlantic by the off-Broadway parody Spamilton and now, within a matter of weeks, comes this new variation, based loosely on the life and career of Britain’s World Formula 1 champion. What next ...

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Mengele – Assembly George Square, Edinburgh

Writers: Philip Wharam and Tim Marriott Director: Tim Marriott Reviewer: Tom Ralphs Josef Mengele, the doctor of Auschwitz, escaped justice after World War 2 and lived out the rest of his years in South America. Did he ever show any shred of remorse for his actions, or did he continue to hold the beliefs that led him to volunteer for ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Mengele

With time being precious during the Edinburgh Festival Fringe we challenged this year’s acts to deliver a 50-word elevator pitch for their show. This time it’s the turn of Mengele. Brazil 1979: a drowning man washes up on a beach. A mysterious woman cajoles and flatters the aging Nazi doctor into attempting to defend the indefensible. This award-winning production offers ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: THRONES! THE MUSICAL PARODY

With time being precious during the Edinburgh Festival Fringe we challenged this year’s acts to deliver a 50-word elevator pitch for their show. This time it’s the turn of Thrones! The Musical Parody. Get your blood, gore, and brothers-and-sisters-shagging fix before the final season.  All to a rocking original score. Thrones! The Musical Parody returns after 3 sold out Fringes and buckets of ...

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FIFTY-WORD FRINGE PITCH: Voldemort and the Teenage Hogwarts Musical Parody

With time being precious during the Edinburgh Festival Fringe we challenged this year’s acts to deliver a 50-word elevator pitch for their show. This time it’s the turn of Voldemort and the Teenage Hogwarts Musical Parody. Our show is a loving musical comedy tribute to the world of Harry Potter, and a delightful prequel following Tom Riddle and what he was ...

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