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Fringe 2022: 100 Seconds to Midnight Review

John and May were sixth-form lovers who haven’t seen each other in five years. One evening, the end of the world is announced. In a moment of lonely panic, May…

In conversation with the Three Pound Theatre Company

Queer as a three-dollar bill – we don’t think so. This phrase has been used throughout the twentieth century as an insult against the Queer community. The Three Pound Coin…

Edinburgh Festival Fringe to go ahead

On 13 April 2021 the Edinburgh International Festival announced that the celebrated Fringe festival will be returning this summer, although with a series of social distancing measures in place. The…

The Last of the Pelican Daughters review

‘Confusing yet predictable’ is the perfect way to describe Wardrobe Ensemble’s latest play, The Last of the Pelican Daughters. At the end of the show, everyone in the audience has…

‘Seamless and succinct’: Tokyo Rose review

Tokyo Rose is a seamless, succinct sum-up of Asian-American identity and anti-East Asian racism in the West. It gives off Hamilton vibes, telling the story of an American figure through…

‘Bittersweet’: Pink House review

On the surface, Pink House is a simple tale of Shira’s family, home and life. But underlying it is complex themes of Jewishness, family, trauma, and loss, spun deftly through…

In conversation with Tim Marriott, writer of Mengele

Trigger warning: Holocaust In Mengele, a show that ran at the Fringe in 2019 for its second year, Tim Marriott plays Mengele, an SS officer and physician in Auschwitz who…

Nish Kumar: It’s in Your Nature to Destroy Yourselves review

It’s in Your Nature to Destroy Yourselves is a well-put together and strikingly political comedy set which has the audience captivated and laughing throughout. Nish Kumar confronts racism with his…