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Tuesday, August 22, 2017

HEAR ME RAW – #EdFringe by Daniel Perks

The madness of Edinburgh Fringe inevitably breeds a lack of wellbeing and an appalling diet, such is the rush to scamper from show to networking event and back again, ad nauseam. Good thing …

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YVETTE – #EdFringe by Daniel Perks

Yvette is a story about growing up under the pressure of a broken home and is desperate to fit in with the rest of her school friends. Mum unknowingly despises her; Dad is nowhere to be seen.

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Monday, August 21, 2017

BRITNEY IN: JOHN – #EdFringe by Daniel Perks

It’s a road trip for Ellen Robertson and Charly Clive as they take to North America after school in the pursuit of John Hancock. He seems like as good a subject as any for their award-winn…

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Sunday, August 20, 2017

GOOD GIRL – #EdFringe by Daniel Perks

At ten years old, GG (Naomi Sheldon) is of the impression that in order to be liked, she has to be a Good Girl. She’s at the county swimming championships and her coach is telling her …

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REUBEN KAYE – #EdFringe ★★★★★ by Daniel Perks

If you find yourself anywhere in the vicinity of Reuben Kaye when he is performing, run. Run fast and don’t look back. If you make eye contact and the divine devil that is Kaye himself eng…

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Saturday, August 19, 2017

ODYSSEY – #EdFringe by Daniel Perks

This is a tale of epic proportions, narrated by a storyteller with epic talent, as part of an epic company that has made their mark on theatre for the last ten years. This is Theatre Ad Infi…

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017

ABOVE THE MEALY-MOUTHED SEA – #EdFringe by Daniel Perks

Jemima Foxtrot loops lines of verse, sounds and noises around and around, until they build up to an indistinguishable din. It’s the clamour in our subconscious mind, the multiple threads o…

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HANS: MEIN CAMP – #EdFringe by Daniel Perks

It’s time to put a German back in charge – not as an homage to Hitler, but someone who is camp as Christmas, bursting with energy and quick wit.

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Tuesday, August 15, 2017

PAGEANT – London Irish Centre by Daniel Perks

Pageant is the light-hearted, saccharine, glittery music depiction of the Miss Glamouresse beauty pageant, with all of the contestants having a little more to offer than your usual beauty qu…

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ROAD – Royal Court Theatre by Daniel Perks

Under John Tiffany’s direction, Road feels terrifyingly present, and still as necessary after over thirty years since its debut.

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Monday, August 14, 2017

Review: Tinder Rehab, Sweet Grassmarket by Daniel Perks

Bentley Browning presents a 12-step Tinder Rehab programme to guarantee you more success on Tinder, helping lonely hearts find love or strengthen an already existing relationship. He describ…

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WHAT GOES ON IN FRONT OF CLOSED DOORS – #EdFringe by Daniel Perks

As Lucy (Emma Bentley) grows up, she seems a somewhat unusual kid – keeps her head down in school, a little bit lonely but able to stand up for herself. What Goes On In Front Of Closed Doo…

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MRS ORWELL – Old Red Lion Theatre by Daniel Perks

Guest Review by Isabelle Fernandez.Based on actual events, and set in University College Hospital in London in 1949, Tony Cox’s Mrs Orwell is a depiction of what was to become George O…

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LADY MACBETH & HER PAL, MEGAN – #EdFringe by Daniel Perks

Megan Gogerty pauses for the same amount of time between each joke. Her routine has a very rigid structure – comment, joke, pause, repeat. It’s too prescriptive to allow the laughs to se…

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Sunday, August 13, 2017

CAT LOUD – #EdFringe ★★★★★ by Daniel Perks

Cat Loud stands and delivers a flawless a cappella performance, a bluesy voice overflowing with restrained pain at being eternally damned. Every syllable is subtly tinged with sadness, a res…

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Tumble Tuck – #EdFringe by Daniel Perks

Daisy (Sarah Milton) gets her first flush of success at the swim meet and the endorphin rush is exhilarating. Maybe that’s why Milton talks so fast for the majority of Tumble Tuck, instant…

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Saturday, August 12, 2017

GET UGLY – #EdFringe by Daniel Perks

As a comedian, Tamar Broadbent is gorgeously awkward and real. Her brand of musical comedy may not deal with the big social, political or economic issues going on in the world today, but tha…

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Thursday, August 10, 2017

LIL’ DARLING’S LADY POWER – #EdFringe by Daniel Perks

“Who else is menstruating? We can be blood sisters tonight.” Lily Phillips is without her fellow Darlings tonight, but she doesn’t need them – Lady Power has an audience of willing s…

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Wednesday, August 9, 2017

HYPERION – #EdFringe by Daniel Perks

Hyperion – a naval ship, a Greek god, a romantic novel by Friedrich Hölderlin. It’s also the setting for George Siena’s one-man, multi-thematic, blended performance.

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Monday, August 7, 2017

The Girl Who Jumped Off the Hollywood Sign – #EdFringe by Daniel Perks

It’s a twee, nostalgic tale of a girl who can’t get a job as an actress and contemplates suicide. The Girl Who Jumped Off The Hollywood Sign is Peg Entwhistle, not Joanne Hartstone’s c…

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Sunday, August 6, 2017

LEMONADE – #EdFringe by Daniel Perks

Heather Litteer gives off the impression of a faded starlet. She speaks of her past with bitter nostalgia, recollections that are simultaneously loving and sharp.

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Saturday, August 5, 2017

VINES – #Edfringe by Daniel Perks

Roti stands seem so monotonous in Vines, a never-ending series of the same, robotic movements again and again. It’s the eternal jerk pickled cucumber loop.

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Friday, August 4, 2017

INTERVIEW: Edinburgh Festival Spotlight On… How To Not Kill Yourself For 30 Days…And The Next 330 by Daniel Perks

Next up in our Spotlight feature is How To Not Kill Yourself For 30 Days…And The Next 330, which plays Edinburgh Festival from 2 – 27 August 2017. I caught up with writer and actor Annie…

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Thursday, August 3, 2017

INTERVIEW: Edinburgh Festival Spotlight On… The Nature of Forgetting by Daniel Perks

Next up in our Spotlight feature is The Nature of Forgetting, which plays Edinburgh Festival from 3 – 27 August 2017. I caught up with writer and director Guillaume Pigé.

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Wednesday, August 2, 2017

INTERVIEW: Edinburgh Festival Spotlight On… Graham Dickson Is The Narcissist by Daniel Perks

Next up in our Spotlight feature is Graham Dickson Is The Narcissist, which plays Edinburgh Festival from 3 – 27 August 2017. I caught up with writer and actor Graham Dickson.

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INTERVIEW: Edinburgh Festival Spotlight On… DuBois Entendre by Daniel Perks

Next up in our Spotlight feature is DuBois Entendre, which plays Edinburgh Festival from 3 – 26 August 2017. I caught up with writer and actor Myra DuBois.

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Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Edinburgh Festival Spotlight On… Good Girl by Daniel Perks

Next up in our Spotlight feature is Good Girl, which plays Edinburgh Festival from 3 – 27 August 2017. I caught up with writer and actor Naomi Sheldon.

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Edinburgh Festival Spotlight On… Woman on Fire by Daniel Perks

Next up in our Spotlight feature is Woman on Fire, which plays Edinburgh Festival from 4 – 26 August 2017. I caught up with actor Claire Moore.

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Edinburgh Festival Spotlight On… When The Going Gets Duff by Daniel Perks

Next up in our Spotlight feature is When The Going Gets Duff which plays Edinburgh Festival from 2 – 27 August 2017. I caught up with writer and actor Helen Duff.

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Monday, July 31, 2017

INTERVIEW: Edinburgh Festival Spotlight: On… Elsa by Daniel Perks

Next up in our Spotlight feature is Elsa, which plays Edinburgh Festival from 3 – 27 August 2017. I caught up with writer and actor Isobel Rogers.

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Sunday, July 30, 2017

INTERVIEW: Edinburgh Festival Spotlight On… Jane Doe by Daniel Perks

Next up in our Spotlight feature is Jane Doe, which plays Edinburgh Festival from 3 – 28 August 2017. I caught up with actor Karin McCracken.

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