Packed with expletives and off-colour observations, Afterparty from New Celts Productions and F-Bomb Theatre at theSpace’s Triplex theatre pulls no punches in its humorous but bitter-sweet story set in small town Scotland.
Fear of Roses, by Black Bat Productions at Assembly Roxy, is a crisp, intelligent and thoroughly rewarding three-hander.
I kicked off our fringe experience with Captivate Theatre’s exuberant and joyful Sunshine on Leith. A large company of Edinburgh-based performers and musicians who first presented the show back in 2014.
Wish List is an urgently contemporary piece from New Celts and Bone Struck Theatre, dealing with young carers, mental health and the gig economy in a way that never preaches and is always beautifully human.
The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society, the charity which oversees the Edinburgh Fringe, has been awarded £249,000 grants and a £1million interest-free loan to help support it through Covid-19 recovery.
Madame George, by award-winning playwright Keir McAllister at Gilded Balloon Patter Hoose on Chambers Street is a dark comedy filled with easy laughs that are tinged with a great sadness.
Apphia Campbell triumphs in Black is the Color of My Voice at Gilded Balloon Teviot. A riveting show inspired by the life and music of Nina Simone and featuring songs such as ‘I Put a Spell On You’ and ‘Feeling Good’.
The first thing that strikes about The Happiness Project is the colours. Shocking pink and neon yellow on a plain background and plastic-grass floor.
After ★★★★★ success at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe, The Good Scout becomes the latest Glenn Chandler festival hit to transfer directly to London’s Above the Stag Theatre. Time to get booking!
In a world full of fear and worry, we all need a reminder that there’s still hope. Luckily, in The Man Who Planted Trees at the Scottish Storytelling Centre, two storytellers and their puppets are here to give us just that.
Thunderstruck by David Colvin at Assembly Checkpoint is a deeply felt and human tale, whose relationship with its source and inspiration nevertheless makes for some uncertain moments.
“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?)
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!
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!
German-born actor Simon Stache draws on his own family’s history for the premiere of Glenn Chandler’s The Good Scout, inspired by an incredible, and never before dramatised, exchange between the Hitler Youth and the British Boy Scouts. We caught up with him as the show prepares for London previews and Edinburgh Fringe. Time to get booking!
When Glenn Chandler came across an old newspaper article about the Hitler Youth’s ‘peace and friendship’ cycle tours to England, he had to find out more… and dramatise the story as an urgent reminder in the face of 21st-century fascism. We caught up with him ahead of The Good Scout’s London previews and Edinburgh Fringe premiere.
Taggart writer Glenn Chandler’s latest stage play is inspired by the incredible true story of the Hitler Youth ‘spyclists’ in England. It premieres at next month’s Edinburgh Fringe after previews this month at London’s Above the Stag Theatre. And then another London transfer?
ZooCo’s Sirens are ready to raise their voices at Greenwich Theatre this week, challenging long-held myths and rewriting history. Leave your gender expectations at the door and check out our gallery of brand-new production shots. Time to get booking – the show has four London performances only from 20 to 23 June!
After award-winning success at last year’s Edinburgh Fringe – where Mate Laura Kressly raved about this “wonderfully welcoming” show – Zoo Co’s Sirens launches a UK tour this month, including dates at London’s Greenwich Theatre. How have preparations been going?
Zoo Co’s award-winning Sirens, the creatively captioned and BSL inclusive show giving ancient Greek mythology a modern feminist twist, launches a UK tour this month including dates at London’s Greenwich Theatre from 20 to 23 June 2019. Time to get booking!