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.
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.
J.R.R. Tolkien, among many other things, is famous for two things: his unending ability to procrastinate, and his heated (and repeated) refusals that his work could (or should) be read allegorically.
Amazing: Niggle is a painter. He is an unsuccessful painter. He is unsuccessful painter because he has his mind set on only one thing – a picture of a tree.