Following the announcement that the Edinburgh Festival Fringe will not be going ahead as planned in 2020, the Fringe Society has unveiled alternative digital plans taking place this summer.
Welsh dress, waterproofs and wigs – take a look at what to expect from the acclaimed character comedy of Ryan Lane Will Be There Now In A Minute, which comes to Vault Festival later this week, then book your tickets!
Following a sold-out performance at Soho Theatre in 2019, Ryan Lane brings the acclaimed character comedy of Ryan Lane Will Be There Now In A Minute to Vault Festival later this month. Book your tickets now!
Jodie Irvine poignantly uses a great deal of humour to address the social awkwardness and loneliness of 21st-century living in Gobby.
Loud, bold & full of heart, What Girls Are Made Of is full of dynamic performances – a true testament to the power of music & storytelling.
Friendsical is a light-hearted musical take on one of the most popular TV comedies of recent times – good for a laugh for Friends fans.
Electrolyte is a special piece of theatre that fuses spoken word with all the key components of a gig – a great way to keep the mental health conversation going.
Tom Lenk is Trash is trash. That’s not even a cruel review, it’s literally what he told me to say. And after seeing the show, I am not going to be so stupid as to say anything he doesn’t want me to.
Three conspiracy theorists have gathered to unpick discrepancies and inconsistencies in the 1932 photograph ‘Lunch Atop a Skyscraper’ in Conspiracy.
Hot Flush is a great idea and there are some moments that really hit home, but while Hot Flush is far from a complete washout, it’s hard to be fully engaged.
Lobster is charming and sweet, if rather naive, making for a refreshing take on the cesspit that is dating by app today.
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.
A fierce indictment of cuts and callous indifference, Who Cares? comes straight from the mouths of young carers in Salford.
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
The 2019 Edinburgh Festival Fringe Programme has been launched, featuring a diverse selection of work from the worlds of theatre, dance, circus, physical theatre, comedy, music, musicals and opera, cabaret and variety, children’s shows, spoken word, free shows, exhibitions and events.
Christopher Tajah’s passion and delivery in his performance in Dream of a King that he has written, directed and stars in is a truly moving show to see.
Growing global discontent has been the hallmark of 2018, and 2019 is looking even worse. The last few years have marked a rise of the far-right, but theatremakers in opposition are letting audiences know it from the stage. Some of the best shows of this year show anger, fear, uncertainty or simply let the world know that enough is enough – it’s time for a fairer, more peaceful society that pays homage to all of its people.
Maddie Rice (star of the recent tour of Fleabag) brings her debut play Pickle Jar to Soho Theatre, following on from an acclaimed engagement at this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
Thankfully, Nick Hern Books has published the playtext of Fleabag, so I thought it was about time I made the most of that for this series of posts.