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Fringe 2023: Luke Wright’s Silver Jubilee

This show is the best exploration of love, family and belonging I have ever had the pleasure of seeing. Luke Wright is a performer and poet who has been at…

Fringe 2023: Ed Byrne, Tragedy Plus Time

Since Mock the Week was (rather brutally) axed last November, it feels like many of the show’s staple guests have disappeared into the nether – at least, until the Edinburgh…

Fringe 2023: Alistair Barrie: ‘Woke in Progress’

Alistair Barrie’s Woke in Progress is an unmet delight of comedy, and everyone should go and see it this Fringe. One is inundated with “everyone should see this” Fringe recommendations,…

EIBF 2022: Abdulrazak Gurnah, ‘Migration, The Story of Our Times’

Though initially intrigued but nonetheless unfamiliar with Abdulrazak Gurnah and his work, I sat mesmerised by the Nobel Prize winner for the hour he had been allotted at the Edinburgh…

Fringe 2022: Michael Spicer: The Room Next Door Review

Walking out onto the stage wearing his classic red-hoodie black-top combo, Michael Spicer appears as though he’s stepped straight out of our lockdown Twitter feeds. To his right, is a…

Fringe 2022: A Time Traveller’s Guide to the Present Review

A Time Traveller’s Guide to the Present, if it were really used as a guide to the present, would be a very confusing one to say the least. Doug Harvey…

Fringe 2022: This is Not a Show About Hong Kong Review

Tucked into the alcoves of Underbelly’s Cowgate venue, in a room with stone walls and arched ceilings, there is a fantastic play being performed for the Fringe. The room itself…

Fringe 2022: Mudfish: Might as Well Review

Dan and Molly Mudfish are stuck down a well – accidentally, of course! Aside from being dung beetle activists and twins, the two ex-Cambridge Footlights are hilariously confident and wildly…