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My Eyes Went Dark

n the Traverse’s intimate second stage, writer/director Matthew Wilkinson conjures a stark drama about the traumatic and challenging effects of grief. Telling the story of an Ossetian architect whose family…

Milk

With production values that exceed those of many fringe shows, this examination of our primal need to “feed and be fed” is an alluring proposition theatrically. Yet it manages to…

Heads Up

Much of the excitement for this play, stems from the return to the Fringe of Kieran Hurley. After his award-winning examination of rave culture (Beats), this Fringe debut takes on…

Head’s Up

Much of the excitement for this play, stems from the return to the Fringe of Kieran Hurley. After his award-winning examination of rave culture (Beats), this Fringe debut takes on…

Pianomorphosis

This is a charming show that can’t help but leave you wanting more. In the evocative setting of Summerhall’s Old Anatomy Lecture Theatre, we spend an hour in the company…

Once

Acclaimed Russian company Derevo have brought one of their earliest hits, ‘Once…’, back for this year’s festival. Despite winning the Scotsman’s Fringe First award in 1998, this timeless tale of…

The Inevitable Heartbreak of Gavin Plimsole

Audience participation can be an uneven affair, with the unlucky/lucky (delete as appropriate) few plucked arbitrarily from the crowd. That the whole audience is involved in this performance is thanks…

Are Video Game Movies About to Level-Up?

The genre of films adapted from video games has a hard-earned reputation for being generally dismal. Time and again, Hollywood studio bosses have attempted cinematic alchemy by converting much-loved game…