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Fringe 2022: This is Not a Show About Hong Kong Review

Tucked into the alcoves of Underbelly’s Cowgate venue, in a room with stone walls and arched ceilings, there is a fantastic play being performed for the Fringe. The room itself…

Tom Stade: You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet! — Review

Venue: Underbelly @ George Square Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ At 18.45, Tom Stade strides purposefully onto the stage to rapturous applause, before making a joke about his style of comedy not exactly…

City of Edinburgh Council challenged to tackle growing overtourism

Edinburgh has been named by a CNN Travel report as one of the world’s ‘overtourism hotspots’ alongside Rome, Venice, Amsterdam and Barcelona. The effects of overtourism in the city, such…

Underbelly’s Big Brain Tumour Benefit

Brain tumours are the largest killing cancer and the most underfunded, too. Scary isn’t it? Some of the worst words someone can hear is “you have cancer”, and the pain…

‘Searingly honest, ferociously funny, and surprisingly poignant’: HOTTER review

Set inside what feels like a giant, enveloping uterus is HOTTER, a searingly honest, ferociously funny, and surprisingly poignant show by Ell Potter and Mary Higgins. An amalgamation of verbatim…

Unfortunate: The Untold Story of Ursula the Sea Witch review

A flawless production from start to finish, Unfortunate is a feminist retelling of family-favourite Disney film The Little Mermaid from the point of view of the original villain, Ursula. From…

Stevie Martin: Hot Content review

If you have seen Stevie Martin all over Twitter then it means that the opening of her show is working: she immediately invites all her audience members to tweet about…

Rhys Nicholson – Nice People Nice Things Nice Situations review

Rhys Nicholson presents a show as wonderfully flamboyant as himself. The laughs start from his joyful entrance. He is smartly dressed, which is surprising but welcomed given the overwhelming trend…