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Comedy Fringe

Fringe 2022: Jenny Bede: The First Pregnant Woman in the World

Jenny Bede is, so she claims, the first person in the world to have experienced the peculiar, life-changing ordeal that is having a baby. Luckily for us, this award-winning musical comedian is generous enough to share in the knowledge: from vaginas to piano practice, she’s got the ins and outs of motherhood covered in this […]

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Fringe Theatre Theatre

Sunshine on Leith: A love song to Edinburgh- Review

After a sell-out run at last year’s Fringe, Sunshine on Leith is back this year with what can only be described as an hour and a half of fun, joy, and an absolute banger of a soundtrack. The musical, written by Stephen Greenhorn and featuring the songs of The Proclaimers, is an exploration and celebration […]

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Comedy Fringe

Fringe 2022: Happy Birthday, Mr President! Review

Undeniably nerdy, this cabaret-cum-history lesson is an energetic and highly entertaining look into the human side of these proclaimed “great men” of history.

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Fringe Music Theatre

Review: Black is The Colour of My Voice

Apphia Campbell delivers a mesmerising performance in the role of Mena Bordeaux, a pseudonym used to represent the legendary jazz musician and activist Nina Simone, whose life-story unfurls in this hour-long adaptation.

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Fringe Theatre Variety

Review: Kinky Boots

Negotiating prejudices, the meaning of acceptance and masculinity, and how to find one’s place and passion in the world, the musical entertains with cheeky jokes, heartfelt confessions, and powerful cast numbers.

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Dance Fringe

Review: Flamenco Fiesta

Flamenco Fiesta will take you on a rhythmic journey right back to Spain.

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Comedy Fringe Music

Alex MacKeith: Thanks for Listening Review

Armed with a middle-class white man’s “primary form of communication”, the humble acoustic guitar, and fuelled by an ample supply of off-beat anxieties and fictitious anecdotes, Alex MacKeith: Thank you for Listening is an impressive solo Fringe debut from the winner of the 2020 Musical Comedy UK Awards.

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Culture Theatre

Grease! – Review

Nikolai Foster’s cheerful and upbeat production of Grease! celebrates the long overdue return of musical theatre in the best way possible. From the offset, the production demands your attention with its catchy songs and energetic cast. In a nutshell, Grease! is a fun-filled, lively night of music and dance, with an incredible selection of young […]