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Fringe Theatre

Blueballs review

Blueballs is a multi-layered, gripping, and intelligent play that is a convincing feminist rendition of the tale Bluebeard for our times.

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Culture Theatre

Looking back at a semester of Theatre

Quality theatre is never hard to find in Edinburgh. Whilst excellent professional productions frequently grace Edinburgh’s many charming stages, our editorial endeavour over the past months has been to nudge our section spotlight to highlight Edinburgh’s vivacious student theatre scene. The process has been a delight; this semester has hosted an eclectic variety of plays […]

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Theatre

Pomona

Walking down the alley to Summerhall’s theatre, the eyes of Pomona’s protagonist bore into spectators searching for the theatre door as they unknowingly enter the dystopian world of Alistair McDowell’s unnerving play. Reimagined by director Tom Whiston, Pomona’s introductory unsettling atmosphere permeates the rest of the performance as Whiston delivers this appropriately disturbing and disjointed […]

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Theatre

An Interview with: Paradok

The alternative, physical theatre society, Paradok, is returning to Edinburgh’s mainstream theatre scene this year with an exciting array of upcoming events. Keen to change perspectives on physical theatre, Maddie Flint, the company President, calls Paradok “a space for theatre not being made anywhere else”. – This statement is backed by their latest production, Bare […]

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Theatre

The Nether

Tucked away above the trendy Bistro Place restaurant, Checkpoint, Theatre Paradok’s most recent production, The Nether, is leaving audiences both haunted and intrigued.     In our current world, rapid technological advancements have provided us with more freedom than ever before. The internet, in particular, is providing unprecedented entertainment, information and connectivity. However, while we […]