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Fringe 2023: In Conversation with…Mhairi Black

I realise this sounds like an oxymoron, but Mhairi Black is one of the most genuine and sincere politicians ever to enter Parliament. On the stage, she’s no different –…

Fringe 2023: Iain Dale’s All Talk with Jeremy Corbyn and Len McCluskey

I would like to tell you that a former Tory candidate would be better at grilling far-left figures like former Unite Union leader, Len McCluskey and former Labour leader, Jeremy…

In conversation with Luke Wright: poet, theatremaker, performer

At the forefront of the spoken word scene stands Luke Wright. For nearly 25 years he has captivated audiences with his deep lyricism and his sharp yet witty commentary on…

Fringe 2022: Luke Wright, ‘The Remains of Logan Dankworth’ Review

I wasn’t sure what to expect from poet Luke Wright; I had never seen poetry performed live before. I wasn’t sure if I’d need to click my fingers or sit…

Fringe 2022: Alice Hawkins Review

Using a combination of original source material and personal anecdotes, Peter Barratt is able to encapsulate a packed room of people of all different ages, genders and walks of life,…

BOY’S KHAYA Review

⭐⭐⭐⭐ Bawren Tavaziva’s BOY’S KHAYA invites you to travel through time and space through the synthesis of the performers’ bodies. The show moves through themes of connection and separation, the…

Poetry Centre Stage: travelling time and space through verse

Last week saw Scotland’s International Poetry Festival, StAnza, go virtual. The yearly festival, usually based in St Andrews, adapted itself to suit our world today, adopting a ‘Pay As You…

Neither Here Nor There

Neither Here Nor There, created and hosted by artists Jo Fong and Sonia Hughes, is simple, beautiful, and wholly unexpected. In some ways, it is exactly what the Fringe should…