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Edinburgh Fringe: The Alleycats – Contemporary a Cappella – C Venue C

Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys [Rating:3] Veterans of Last Choir Standing and finalists in the UK Voice Festival competition The Alleycats, return to the Fringe with a show of varied content and quality. The group's 2012 performance doesn't bring anything new to the a cappella field, comprising as it does the ubiquitous mash-ups and a safe set list of cover versions from ...

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Edinburgh Fringe: The Miller’s Tale, Wahala Dey Oh – C Venue C

Author: Geoffrey Chaucer Adaptation: Ufuoma Overo-Tarimo Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys [Rating:4] The cast explode onto the stage in a glorious burst of energy and colour and maintain their focus and physicality throughout this re-telling of Chaucer's The Miller's Tale relocated to modern day Nigeria. All the familiar elements are here: the cuckolded husband and the unfaithful young wife but thrown into ...

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Edinburgh Fringe: As You Like It – C Venue C

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Charlie Parham Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys [Rating:3.5] This might not be Shakespeare as you know it, but you're definitely going to like it. The tale of Rosalind and her love Orlando and their gender-swapping love games are played out in a wholly original way by Cambridge University Amateur Dramatic Club. Rosalind and Celia are in Paris, the ...

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Edinburgh Fringe: Towards The Moon – C Venue C

Book, Music and Lyrics: Andrew McGregor Director: Michael Howell Musical Director: Lindsey Miller Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys [Rating:4/5] Who would have thought that the less than glamorous Scottish port town of Greenock would be the setting for a musical? But hey, this is the Edinburgh Fringe and as we know, anything's possible here. Bobby (Ryan Paterson) is a 24 year old ...

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