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Culture Theatre

In conversation with the cast and crew of ‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore

The Edinburgh University Theatre Company’s upcoming production of ‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore aims to update a shocking seventeenth-century play for modern audiences. It is a tragedy concerning the siblings and incestuous lovers Giovanni and Annabella. In the week leading up to the first performance, The Student spoke with director Jane Prinsley and lead performer […]

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Comedy Fringe

‘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 plenty of nudity, Burch is bursting through the stage with all the intensity of a double-dose acid trip. Part personal account of institutionalised racism, part […]

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Art Fringe Theatre Variety

‘A chaotic revelry of silliness’: Good Morning Croissant review

The only text on his posters is the name of the show. The show description on edfringe.com only says, “Please help. I am trapped in a cardboard supermarket.” When you walk into the dusty hallways of The Hive to go see Adam Larter, you really have no idea what you’re getting yourself into. But soon […]