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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…The John Rowe Show. Your pitch:     Aussie singer, producer, talent coach and TV star John Rowe hosts this fabulously fun musical chat show. Not so carefully treading that fine line ...

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The Maids – theSpace @ Surgeons Hall, Edinburgh

Writer: Jean Genet Director: Jesse Haughton-Shaw Reviewer: Jon Wainwright Yellow Marigolds are an odd sort of glove for the Maid to be wearing in the bedroom, especially while the Mistress is at her table getting ready. Still, the Mistress's reaction seems excessive: she complains that Solange – or is it Claire? – is contaminating the room with her "gobs of ...

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Yellow Moon: The Ballad of Leila and Lee – theSpace @ Surgeons Hall, Edinburgh

Writer: David Greig Director: Julia Carstairs Reviewer: Danielle Shields Some plays have the power to really capture our imagination. David Greig’s beautiful story of a rare friendship is one of them. IfNick and Nora’s Infinite Playlisthad been set in Scotland and they chased stags instead of bunnies then it would beYellow Moon: The Ballad of Leila and Lee. Narrated to ...

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Alice in Wonderland – theSpace @Surgeons Hall, Edinburgh

Writer: Daniel Jordan Director: Liam Bergin Reviewer: Joanna Trainor Blindfolded, bound, beleaguered; Alice's Wonderland is more psychological prison than eccentric tea party. Rhys Stephenson's manic Mad Hatter is as distressing as he is funny. His enthusiasm for the rôle and sheer madness make for a burst of energy the small stage can barely contain. Constanty chatting away to the March ...

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