Meet Edinburgh’s alien-hunting professor

He’s a serious scientist: a professor, who give lectures dressed as an alien. He’s lived in the most extreme places on earth, the driest and the coldest, to study how life might flourish on other planets. Lately he’s pitched into the debate on claims that the discovery of phosphine gas in Venus’ scorching, acid atmosphere […]

Fringe Theatre

Lights Over Tesco Car Park

Inventive and irresistible, the docu-comedy Lights over Tesco Car Park by Poltergeist Theatre has a likeable cast that challenges and guides the audience (or earthlings) through their world of alien encounters and sweets. The cast of Alice Boyd, Julia Pilkington, Rosa Garland and Will Spence begin the show by pumping up the crowd, getting you […]

Fringe Interview

An Interview with Poltergeist Theatre’s Director Jack Bradfield

A ‘wide-eyed… musing on truth’, Poltergeist Theatre’s new production at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe, Lights Over Tesco Car Park, is set to be a sweet and genuine exploration of stories surrounding alien sightings and abduction. Sitting down with director Jack Bradfield, we discussed the nature of this ‘docu-comedy’, a production that uses the mode of […]