Cruel Intentions: The ’90s Musical is unlikely to go down as a musical theatre classic but you’re guaranteed a good night out, even if you can’t quite believe what you’re watching.
The Paines Plough Roundabout is the most reliable, new writing venues at the fringe. With a collection of work that represents the width and breadth of the UK both geographically and thematically, this year’s offerings are universally strong.
In A Game of Death and Chance, the National Trust for Scotland’s first ever Fringe show, four characters from the 17th century – and death himself – have occupied an old Edinburgh tenement to tell stories of Scotland’s past.
Cherie Blair, as played by Mary Ryder, shares her memoir with the audience, recounting her time from childhood right through until the end of Tony’s time as PM in 2007.
A fierce indictment of cuts and callous indifference, Who Cares? comes straight from the mouths of young carers in Salford.
“Much more than a history lesson, The Good Scout exemplifies what the Edinburgh Fringe is all about.” What else have critics been saying about Glenn Chandler’s latest festival premiere? (With reviews like these, is another London transfer in the offing?)
The rhythms of TS Crew’s bounding, twisting, spinning bodies in Along are timed to perfection with the music, whether boy-band synchronised or splitting into physical polyphony.
There’s a whopping 27 different offerings made in Edinburgh in this year’s musicals and opera section of the fringe programme.
Tom Hartwell’s play Before 30 is now making its way up to Edinburgh for a stint at the Festival Fringe prior to a one-off performance at the United Solo Theatre Festival in New York this November
Sassy, rude and distinctly scuzzy round the edges, the Anonymous Badger Creative’s production of Down It Fresher! in the Free Fringe is a case of writing what you know about.
Overall xoxo moongirl is fascinating, funny, and surprising. It held my attention throughout.
As the fringe continues to grow, so does the input from Edinburgh-based companies. This year there are an unprecedented 93 different productions in the theatre section of the Fringe programme alone.
If you looking for entertainment and education with some good music added in then Space Junk A Soviet Musical is worth taking an hour out of your Fringe schedule to watch.
Distilling a significant chunk of Homer’s ancient epic into a fringe-friendly 55 minutes is a huge task, but one which writer Jack Fairey somehow achieves with ease in Wrath of Achilles.
After two sell-out previews at London’s Above the Stag Theatre, Glenn Chandler’s The Good Scout, the first-ever play written about the Hitler Youth and Boy Scouts exchange in the 1930s, is now Edinburgh-bound for its Fringe season at The Space. Check out our first-look gallery of production shots. Time to get booking!
Husband and wife Feargus Woods Dunlop and Heather Westwell co-founded New Old Friends and have discovered a knack – and award-winning success – bringing detective stories to family audiences. We caught up with them as their adaptation of Anthony Horowitz’s The Falcon’s Malteser prepares for London premiere at The Vaults next month. Time to get booking!
How to Save a Life is a hard-hitting, tear-jerking and heartfelt story of love, friendship and the harsh reality of what can happen when you put off making important grown-up decisions.
While most of us would probably be willing to admit that Taming of the Shrew is far from Shakespeare’s best, Canadian actor, writer and comedian Gillian English has gone a step further and made a list of everything that’s wrong with it.
Yours Sincerely is a coming of age story from Will Jackson (also performing) and Lucy Bird, founders of Quick Duck Theatre, directed by Anna Himali Howard.
Rehearsals are underway for the world premiere of Glenn Chandler’s The Good Scout, the first-ever play written about the Hitler Youth and Boy Scouts exchange in the 1930s. Sneak a peek inside rehearsals as the cast prepare for Edinburgh Fringe. Time to get booking!