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Long Live the Little Knife – Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Writer/Director: David Leddy Reviewer: John Roberts [Rating:4] Castration, counterfeits and comedy, not your usual topics to be found on stage at the Traverse Theatre during the fringe, however David Leddy is not your usual playwright either, with Long Live the Little Knife he presents a brutal and brash story that is full of theatrical inventiveness, Leddy is a playwright that ...

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Edinburgh Fringe: Monkey Bars – Traverse Theatre

Writer/Director: Chris Goode Reviewer: John Roberts [Rating:3] “Out of the mouths of babes (oft times come gems)” and that couldn’t be any closer to the truth in the latest production from Chris Goode at the Traverse Theatre. Goode’s latest production uses dialogue from conversations between children and Karl James and uses them verbatim to create an interesting and touching 75 ...

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Edinburgh Fringe: The Letter of Last Resort and Good With People – Traverse Theatre

Writers: David Greig and David Harrower Directors: Nicolas Kent and George Perrin Reviewer: Tracey Lowe [Rating:4/5] The Traverse has put on something really exciting here; Letter of Last Resort and Good With People two relatively new plays from two of Scotland’s great modern playwrights in a double-bill. Both have performed separately before, but given their coinciding theme of nuclear war, ...

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WHAT’S HOT – August 6th 2012

While the eyes of the sporting world focus on London, theatrical attention is focused on Edinburgh. With the fringe festival offering a bewildering choice of shows, it’s easy to get lost in the choice. Here Glen Pearce picks just five of the hundreds of shows on offer worth a visit for those dashing around the Scottish capital. 1) As Ye ...

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