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Limb(e)s review

The circus is given a dark, mournful twist in Limb(e)s, created by and starring Gabrielle Martin and Jeremiah Hughes. Their experimental show combines spell-binding movements with artistic lighting and an…

‘Searingly honest, ferociously funny, and surprisingly poignant’: HOTTER review

Set inside what feels like a giant, enveloping uterus is HOTTER, a searingly honest, ferociously funny, and surprisingly poignant show by Ell Potter and Mary Higgins. An amalgamation of verbatim…

‘A striking piece of theatre’: The Fishermen review

Chigozie Obioma’s disturbing allegory of brotherhood, vengeance and guilt is powerfully adapted for the stage by New Perspectives, producing an exceptionally striking piece that will stay with you long after…

Citizens of Nowhere? review

Hidden in the bustling bar of Novotel Edinburgh Central, the audience surrounds the three actors of Citizens of Nowhere? as if we’re all there separately to simply enjoy a drink:…

‘Unfulfilled potential’: Apollo: Take 111 review

With 2019 marking the 50-year anniversary since the first man stepped foot on the Moon, this year’s Fringe is peppered with space-themed shows commemorating the “giant leap for mankind”. Apollo:…

‘Darkly entertaining’: 21 Futures review

In a darkly entertaining contradiction to the light-hearted escape usually offered by children’s theatre, Olly Hawes’s 21 Futures not only lets in the outside world but places its problems at…

‘Sacrifices visual impact’: Edinburgh University Footlights RENT review

RENT is a demanding musical in terms of vocal ability and subject matter, and the Edinburgh University Footlights rise to the challenge with consistently strong vocals that encapsulate the humour…

‘Uniquely powerful’: Order from Chaos review

Despite all the big names and prestigious companies that the Edinburgh Fringe attracts it is the hidden gems, those exciting discoveries of new talent that often have the most impact:…