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Baby Paradise: Part One & Part Two

Although sold as two different shows, Baby Paradise: Part One and Part Two are very much the same production. With little more than a ten minute interval between the two, the performance is barely disrupted as the majority of the audience return to their seats. When you first arrive for Part One, unclothed barbie dolls […]

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Hysterical

Hysterical questions feminism and gender equality, pointing out the misunderstanding of those terms. Combining physical theatre, dialogue and monologues, light effects and a drums solo on stage, the young performers try to pass on their message in a unique way. However, it gets a bit too hysterical. The quick dialogue and choreography accompanied by audio […]

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Trump’d!

Trump could be providing Fringe material for at least another two years, an orange-tinged contemporary bandwagon jumped on by Two Thirds Comedy with Trump’d!. In a dystopian future, a group of strangers must unite to stop Donald Trump enacting some of his dastardly plans. The trouble is, he is not up for listening, and instead […]

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Shakespeare for Breakfast

For some, the prospect of untangling Shakespearean verse at 10:00 in the morning can only be made palatable with the allure of free coffee and croissants. (Spoiler, the croissants are definitely not what makes this show worth seeing.) However, thisrewritten rendition of The Taming of the Shrew proved to be about as light and airy […]

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Brexit the Musical

Brexit the Musical, dares the city of Edinburgh to gather on Chambers Street and sit without speaking for an hour whilst actors and singers ponder the questions of the nation’s most recent humiliation. Those who choose to attend will be rewarded with a light-hearted if not painfully simple rendition of 2016’s events with Michael Grove […]