Monthly Archives: August 2016

Edinburgh – Once

Physical Theatre company Derevo bring their classic piece Once to the Assembly George Square Theatre. A fairy tale dedicated to the eternal child living in us all … a groundbreaking masterpiece of love, longing and laughter. Drawing on dance, physical theatre, mime and elements of clowning, Once charts a doomed love affair that stretches our imagination…. Continue Reading →

Edinburgh – Us/Them

Brussels based company BRONKS bring Us/Them to Summerhall Main Hall, directed by Carly Wijs and performed by Gytha Parmentier and Roman Van Houtven. In September 2004, during a school hostage drama in Beslan, the greatest of evils (terrorists) chose the greatest good (a group of children) as their victim. Us/Them is not a straightforward account… Continue Reading →

Edinburgh – Don’t Wake The Damp

‘Developed with the Lowry’ artists Kill the Beast bring their new show Don’t Wake the Damp to the Pleasance Dome. Evil is rising. Grab a mop. Multi award-winning comedy captains Kill the Beast present a new twisted tale inspired by 80s sci-fi, 90s gaming and cracking superhero theme tunes. It’s 2035 and ex-superhero sidekick June Berry sets out to… Continue Reading →

Edinburgh – Petrol

Zoo, just up from the Pleasance Courtyard is one of those Fringe venues you really fall in love with.  Intimate, familiar and with excellent programming, over the years I’ve seen many innovative physical theatre shows here and I’ll always come back.  This time it’s Petrol from Italian company Fabbrica del Vento. Apart from occasional bursts of Radiohead’s… Continue Reading →

Edinburgh – Letters to Windsor House

Letters to Windsor House from Sh!t Theatre with Show and Tell, at Summerhall, is loosely based around whether or not you can open previous tenants’ mail.  And whether you are able to trace those tenants, some of whom seem to just disappear. But what the show really addresses is how difficult it is to find realistic… Continue Reading →