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BARBU – London Wonderground

In Circus, Edinburgh Festival, London theatre, Opinion, Plays, Reviews by Emma ClarendonLeave a Comment

Not even a pesky power cut could derail this bizarre but entertaining show, performed by an extraordinarily talented and strong (in all senses of the word). Although Barbu begins slowly, things begin to intensify as the show and tricks progresses. It is filled with so many flips and dizzying stunts that are extremely close to the audience adding to the excitement and intensity.

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SPILL – Pleasance Theatre

In Edinburgh Festival, Festivals, London theatre, Opinion, Plays, Reviews by Laura KresslyLeave a Comment

Discovering sex is probably one of the most definitive moments of a young life. Good, bad or indifferent, everyone remembers their sexual awakening. Masturbation, losing your virginity, rape, fantasies, dating, sexual identity and a handful of other topics come up in Propolis Theatre’s Spill, with a cast of eleven young theatre makers from Bristol.

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The busiest festival PR? Chloe Nelkin takes 22 shows to Edinburgh Fringe in August

In Children's theatre, Circus, Edinburgh Festival, Festivals, Musicals, News, Plays, Press Releases by Caroline Hanks-FarmerLeave a Comment

Are you interested in Edinburgh Fringe or starting to programme your events calendar? The lovely Chloe Nelkin has sent a useful little summary of the twenty-two shows that they are representing in Edinburgh this summer. What’s great about this summary is the fact that it details what genre it is at the end of each synopsis i.e. Theatre, Circus and so on…..

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NEWS: Alan Cumming cabaret headlines 2016 Edinburgh International Festival

In Cabaret, Dance, Edinburgh Festival, Festivals, Musicals, News, Opera, Plays, Regional theatre, Scotland by Thom DibdinLeave a Comment

Solid showing for Linehan’s second EIF: The return of Alan Cumming to Edinburgh for the whole festival is the big news of a programme that is more solid than surprising. He will be singing his Sappy Songs for 20 performances of late-night cabaret at the Hub. Cumming is part of the theatre programme, as artistic director Fergus Linehan seeks to question the nature of cabaret.