Fringe Variety

Full Moon Cabaret

It is the stuff of Fringe myth, the Holy Grail: stumbling, unplanned, on your favourite show of the year. And it being free. For the more adventurous festival-goer, this myth could become reality if they get themselves down to Full Moon Cabaret before the end of its run. Full Moon Cabaret is an import from […]

Comedy Fringe

Stevie Martin: Hot Content review

If you have seen Stevie Martin all over Twitter then it means that the opening of her show is working: she immediately invites all her audience members to tweet about her show: “Saw @5tevieM #hotcontent, it was great. Buy a ticket!” This introduction is one of the weaker moments of what is otherwise an extremely […]


Extinction Rebellion interrupt First Minister’s Questions

On Thursday 28 May the climate activist group Extinction Rebellion Scotland interrupted First Minister’s Questions demanding action in the face of the climate emergency. Activists dropped two banners from the gallery which read: ‘Citizens Assembly Now’ and ‘Zero Carbon 2025.’ At the same time, one activist asked ‘Will the First Minister establish a Citizen’s Assembly […]