Tag Archives: Edinburgh Festival Fringe

EDINBURGH FRINGE REVIEW – Party Piece

Bedlam Theatre

21st August 2013

Published on the British Theatre Guide

*****

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The most entertaining part of a party can always come from the day after the night before as New Wolsey Young Associates prove with their 2013 Edinburgh Fringe Production.

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EDINBURGH FRINGE REVIEW – The Pink Bedroom

theSpace on the Mile

20th August 2013

***

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(Photo From 3BUGS Wuthering Heights Production)

A short, succinct piece of early morning theatre worthy of getting up early for. 3BUGS Fringe Theatre’s well delivered retelling of one of Tennessee Williams’s  hidden gems deals with a forbidden relationship, it’s breakdown and the view society has on this endeavour.

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EDINBURGH FRINGE REVIEW – Missing

Underbelly, Cowgate

19th August 2013

Published on the British Theatre Guide

****

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Having a loved one go unexpectedly missing is a heart wrenching and horrible time for anyone. In their new verbatim production, Engineer Theatre gives the audience a glimpse behind the news articles and press interviews, giving first hand dialogue from those who have lost, searched for and loved a missing person.

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EDINBURGH FRINGE REVIEW – [Title of Show]

Assembly Checkpoint

18th August 2013

Published on the British Theatre Guide

*****

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A clever musical with some of the best vocal harmonies to be found at the Fringe, [Title of Show] is a stunning musical journey having opened on Broadway in 2008, it is making it’s UK premiere here in Edinburgh.

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EDINBURGH FRINGE REVIEW – Anoesis

Summerhall

16th August 2013

Published on the British Theatre Guide

***

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A great idea isn’t followed through in Junction 25’s Anoesis. A lack of cohesion and an overload of metaphors mars what, in theory, should have been a hard-hitting and original performance.

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EDINBURGH FRINGE REVIEW – Avenue Q

Assembly Hall

16th August 2013

Published on the British Theatre Guide

****

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A fun-filled two hours of hilarious acting, catchy songs and randy puppets as the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland shows the Fringe what it does best.

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EDINBURGH FRINGE REVIEW – Best Kept Secrets

theSpace @ Surgeons Hall

15th August 2013

Published on the British Theatre Guide

*

An overconfident, under-rehearsed performance that is trying that bit too hard. Best Kept Secrets by Phrop Theatre’s complete lack of ingenuity or common sense is cringe-worthy from the start.
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EDINBURGH FRINGE REVIEW – The Complete History of the BBC (Abridged)

Sweet Grassmarket

15th August 2013

Published on the British Theatre Guide

****

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When coming to the Edinburgh Fringe an investigation into the British Broadcasting Corporation is certainly not at the top of anyone’s to do list. However, Five Rounds Rapid have created a lecture come performance which although sounding bizarre and relatively draining is an upbeat and fun little show that keeps the audience captivated with their string of information from the beginning of the early thirties through to the modern day.

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EDINBURGH FRINGE REVIEW – Between

theSpace @ Surgeons Hall

15th August 2013

Published on the British Theatre Guide

*****

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A stunning emotional journey of two men as they battle with their own identities, find love and find each other. Between is a captivating tale that draws you in to both guys as they discuss, debate and define where their lives are destined.

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EDINBURGH FRINGE REVIEW – Way Back

Underbelly, Cowgate

14th August 2013,

**
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A beautifully written script that is only let down by poor tech and a lack of powerful performances. Way Back is an engaging piece of theatre that takes the dark and hard-hitting subject of suicide and without being distasteful is able to create comic elements and thought provoking dialogue.
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