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Compartmentalisation 101 review

Edinburgh University Theatre Company’s production Compartmentalisation 101 covers a lot of thematic ground in an hour and a half. Written by Ally Shilson, its ambition is admirable, although some fine-tuning…

“This production has heart”: Mosquitoes review

Edinburgh University Theatre Company’s production of Mosquitoes tells a story of family contrasts, both socially and geographically. Written by Edinburgh University graduate Lucy Kirkwood (Skins, Chimerica), Mosquitoes unites a number…

A Viennese Whirl: Navigating Vienna’s cultural delights

Vienna is a uniquely enchanting city. Its immaculate boulevards, parks and palaces are outward manifestations of an inner civic and cultural complexity. Its coffee houses offer a stylish way to…

‘Theatrical yet gritty’ ‒ Build a Rocket review

Christopher York’s debut play, Build a Rocket, is a one-woman show that tells the story of teenage mother Yasmin and her experience of challenges, heartbreak and joy while bringing up…

Build a Rocket ‒ Interview with lead actor Serena Manteghi

Christopher York’s debut play, Build a Rocket, is a one-woman performance telling a story of teenage pregnancy, young motherhood and female strength in Scarborough. Currently touring the UK and landing…

‘The Glenfiddich Festival Experiment: a thank you like no other’

Service industry staff make our days and nights of fun possible. They pour our drinks, produce our food and look after our favourite venues. It seems fitting, therefore, that those…

Brexit will liberate the wrong people, and the wrong ideas

Brexit is often characterised as a glorious liberation from an oppressive EU which stifles the UK’s potential. However, we can expect Brexit’s liberatory potential to disproportionately benefit the forces of…

The Understudies review

Magic Door Productions’ The Understudies returns to the Fringe for a third year running, bringing improvised musical comedy based on audience suggestions. This show has some moments of greatness and…