Prehistoric is an impressive drama, which delivers a forgotten history as part of a compelling account of growing up, physically, culturally and politically.
Part exploration of love and relationships in extraordinary circumstances, part tutorial in creative ego clashes (or how not to write a play) You Only Live Forever is a new comedy by Visceral Theatre.
This is a bright and fun piece of theatre, but young company Poltergeist Theatre is still learning the ropes. Silly, charming ideas aren’t always enough to give a show cohesion and clear purpose.
Writers Kieran Hurley and Gary McNair have strong Edinburgh records, and they join together at Summerhall for a play which generates serious late night energy.
A show about knowing (or not knowing) who you are, with a focus on growing up mixed race – Koko Brown is an engaging & captivating performer.
It’s a story that sweeps you up in a mixture of warmth, humour and tragedy.
Antosh Wojcik is a poet and a drummer, an unusual but logical combination. In his one-man Summerhall show, he brings his skills to a performance that is highly distinctive – both experimental and emotionally powerful.
Su Pollard’s Birdie, like the play Harpy, isn’t the persona she presents. The wit and humour give way to something that feels like an emotional punch in the gut.
Go see You & I if you like: high-level circus technique, Disney films, romance, stage shows, men who aren’t afraid to show vulnerability.
You feel like you are eavesdropping on a conversation at the table next to you – The Approach is utterly compelling and its resonance lingers long after you’ve left the theatre.