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Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Edinburgh Fringe: A round-up of shows putting women centre stage - dressed., Queens of Sheba, It's True, It's True, It's True by Lyn Gardner, Lyn Gardner

dressed. (★★★★☆), Queens of Sheba (★★★★☆), It's True, It's True, It's True (★★★★☆)

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Edinburgh Fringe: A round-up of shows about toxic men - Daughter, De Fuut, Unsung, Angry Alan, Square Go by Lyn Gardner, Lyn Gardner

Daughter (★★★★☆), De Fuut (★★☆☆☆), Unsung (★★★☆☆), Angry Alan (★★★★☆), Square Go (★★★★☆)

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Edinburgh Fringe: A round-up of shows at Paines Plough - Sticks and Stones, Island Town, The Political History of Smack and Crack by Lyn Gardner, Lyn Gardner

Sticks and Stones (★★★☆☆), Island Town (★★★★☆), The Political History of Smack and Crack (★★★★☆)

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Friday, August 10, 2018

Edinburgh Fringe: A round-up of Scottish shows - Midsummer, What Girls are Made Of, My Left Right Foot by Lyn Gardner, Lyn Gardner

Lyn Gardner reviews 'Midsummer' (★★★☆☆), 'What Girls are Made Of' (★★★★☆), 'My Left Right Foot' (★★★★☆)

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Thursday, August 9, 2018

Nigel Slater's Toast, Traverse, Edinburgh, review: Only those of the sourest disposition would not love this bitter-sweet show by Lyn Gardner, Lyn Gardner

A piquant tale of growing up, family tragedy and discovering yourself through baking in 1960s and '70s Britain

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Waiting for Godot, Lyceum, Edinburgh, review: 'Puts both the pleasure and the pain into the endless waiting' by Lyn Gardner, Lyn Gardner

Garry Hynes's finely calibrated comic revival, produced by the Irish company Druid, is part of the Edinburgh International Festival

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Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Edinburgh Fringe: A round-up of the NHS themed shows reflecting the chaos of ordinary people's lives by Lyn Gardner, Lyn Gardner

Lyn Gardner reviews A Fortunate Man (★★★★☆), After the Cuts (★★★★☆), Mark Thomas-Check Up: Our NHS at 70 (★★★★☆), Where It Hurts (★★★★☆)

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Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Edinburgh Festival 2018: Fringe round-up - death is the dominant theme at this year's fringe by Lyn Gardner, Lyn Gardner

Lyn Gardner reviews Famous Puppet Death Scenes (★★★☆☆), All the Lights are On (★★★☆☆) The Archive of Educated Hearts (★★★☆☆), Sit with Us for a Moment and Remem…

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Monday, August 6, 2018

Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2018: A round-up of the Traverse shows by Lyn Gardner, Lyn Gardner

Lyn Gardner reviews The Greatest Play in the History of the World… (★★★★☆ ), Ulster American (★★★★☆), Underground Railroad Game (★★★★☆), Class (★★★☆…

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Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Taylor Mac on bringing danger to the stage: 'My shows are the opposite of safe spaces' by Lyn Gardner, Lyn Gardner

"Some people say my shows are safe spaces," says Taylor Mac, "but I'm adamantly opposed to safe spaces. My shows are the opposite of safe spaces. Someone might break your heart during one of…

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Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Edinburgh festival 2018: Lyn Gardner's guide for what to see by Lyn Gardner, Lyn Gardner

The pick of the most interesting shows at the Edinburgh Fringe and International Festival

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Monday, June 4, 2018

A rebel with a cause: Javaad Alipoor on putting One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest on stage by Lyn Gardner, Lyn Gardner

The director is reassessing this modern classic, and the way it explores masculinity, authority, and rebellion

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