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Foreign Radical – King’s Hall at Summerhall, Edinburgh

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Writer: Tim Carlson Director: Jeremy Walker with Tim Carlson Reviewer:  Tom Ralphs A game show with a difference. Your choices can determine whether you or someone else are included on the US National Terrorist Watchlist. Theatre Conspiracy have turned the 2013 Watchlisting Guidance document into an imaginative and entertaining piece of interactive theatre that raises serious questions without lecturing the audience. ...

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salt. – Summerhall, Edinburgh

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Reviewer: David Doyle In February 2016, two artists board a cargo ship in an attempt to retrace one of the routes of the Transatlantic Slave Triangle – from the UK to Ghana to Jamaica and back. One of those artists is Selina Thompson and salt. is the outcome of that journey. A deeply personal exploration of race set against a ...

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Jihan’s Smile – Summerhall, Edinburgh

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Reviewer: David Doyle Al Harah Theatre, based in the West Bank, is one of the longest running theatre companies in the region, making work for adults and children alike. Their presentation at the Fringe is a charming story for children about Jihan, a girl who has lost her smile. Performed in a mix of Arabic and English it’s a pleasant ...

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FIVE FAST FRINGE QUESTIONS with Thomas Eccleshare, writer of Heather

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Thomas Eccleshare, writer of Heather answers our Five Fast Fringe Questions. In one sentence tell us about your show. Heather is a short, sharp shock of a play that asks fascinating questions about storytelling, prejudice and authorship in bold and surprising ways. What made you decide to bring a show this year? Basically, we want lots of people to see ...

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FIVE FAST FRINGE QUESTIONS with Louise Orwin on A Girl and a Gun

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Louise Orwin answers our Five Fast Fringe Questions on A Girl and a Gun In one sentence tell us about your show. A Girl and A Gun examines how cinema views violence and women, and asks us how far we are complicit when we watch… plus it features girls, guns and an unprepared male performer every night… what more could you ...

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FIVE FAST FRINGE QUESTIONS with Powder Keg on their show Morale is High

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It's that time of year when we launch our annual series of Fringe preview Q & A's. Powder Keg talk about their show Morale is High (Since We Gave Up Hope). In one sentence tell us about your show. Morale is High attempts to address the conflict of care and activism with an increasingly individualistic society, combining live music, stories ...

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