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‘Hysterical, historical and hallucinogenic’: Desiree Burch: Desiree’s Coming Early review

Desiree Burch of Live at the Apollo and Netflix’s ‘Flinch’, yet again brings her boundless energy and exquisite storytelling back to the Fringe. Mixing hard-hitting truths, hilariously mad post-truths and…

Jack Rooke: Love Letters review

Comedian Jack Rooke already has a reputation. His previous works have investigated the high rate of male suicide and have contained frank discussions on dealing with grief. This time, hosted…

‘Poignant, ambitious and experimental’: Fish review

An adaptation of legendary Taiwanese writer Huang Chunming’s short story, Fish is a simple yet profound tale tackling masculinity, familial love and social mobility. Taiwan’s Shinehouse Theatre’s production further impresses…

‘Enlightening, embarrassing and uplifting’: What Women Want review

Intersectionality, corporate feminism and neoliberalism. If these words confuse you, too, then this is the show for you! This show – recently turned podcast – encourages conversations about the “misconceptions,…

‘Funny, frightening, but ultimately heartbreaking’: Typical review

The writer of Fringe 2018 sell-out Queens of Sheba Ryan Calais Cameron returns with a play exploring the routine racism felt by black men in Britain. Directed by Anastasia Osei-Kuffour…

Marking the End of LGBTQ+ History Month: Celebrating the Scientists

To mark the end of LGBTQ+ History month, the Science and Technology Section presents a personal selection of outstanding contemporary and historic scientists across subjects and the rainbow. This article…