EFF 2018: diary

As you could see from my preview, I had a lot planned for my week in Edinburgh. And as it was my very first time heading up there in festival season, I thought it might be a good idea to keep a bit of a diary so you can see what a crazy mess I […]

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Thor and Loki

From the mind of Harry Blake (and created with House of Blakewell) comes the superhero musical you’ve been waiting for. Step aside, Chris Hemsworth and Tom Hiddleston, as the story of the legendary feuding gods is reimagined for the stage – where the coming of Ragnarok also means a time for ballads, tap dancing and […]

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Flies

Les Enfants Terribles (in association with Pins & Needles) return with a new show that will take you to the depths of one man’s insanity, in an hour of surreal and quirky theatre. Flies is at Pleasance 2 in Pleasance Courtyard for the remainder of Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Dennis has been suffering from pteronarcophobia (a […]

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Harry and Chris Save the World

The nation’s favourite comedy-jazz-rap duo (their words) are back in Edinburgh with more of their trademark musical comedy, playing at Just the Tonic at The Mash House all this month. They’ve known each other since school and have been gigging together for over 10 years, but their recent appearances on The Russell Howard Hour shot […]

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WHITE

Using a combination of music and spoken word, Koko Brown brings her play about being mixed race to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, running at Beside in Pleasance Courtyard for the remainder of the month. “I always knew what I was.” With an Irish mother and Jamaican father, she’s somewhere in the middle – potentially with […]

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Shit-faced Shakespeare: Hamlet

You know the score by now: one classically trained Shakespearean actor plus alcohol (in this case, a few lagers & half a bottle of vodka) always means Shit-faced Shakespeare! We’ve had quite a few Hamlets grace the stage over the past couple of years alone, but you won’t see another quite like this. For the […]

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My Left/Right Foot – The Musical

The annual Scottish Amateur Dramatic Association One-Act Play Festival is fast approaching, and the Kirktoon Players are trying to decide what their entry should be. At Amy’s suggestion, they decide they should try and make the most of the association’s new inclusivity drive – extra points will be awarded if they can demonstrate a bit […]

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Ladykiller

After impressing with their last play Coconut earlier this year, The Thelmas have brought a new one-woman show to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Ladykiller was written by Madeline Gould, directed by Madelaine Moore and stars Hannah McClean as Her – it runs at Bunker One at the Pleasance Courtyard until the end of the month. […]

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