Edinburgh Fringe

Quiet Pop-Up Revolution

18 Aug , 2014  

Just two people having a conversation, no props, no set – Duncan Macmillan’s Lungs is clever (life-altering discussions in IKEA-clever), funny (rambling, self-interrupting monologues with ecological self-awareness funny) conversations in the plural and I’m utterly absorbed in the quick to-and-fro, the quips and all the linguistic intricacies of Macmillan’s writing. I’m sitting in the Roundabout, […]

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According To His Need at C Nova (Edinburgh Fringe)

10 Aug , 2014  

Bachelor infiltrates socialist party to get laid in this Edinburgh Festival Fringe production. Show me yours, I’ll show you mine: relationships as transactions are not a new idea and sex often plays a crucial role when partners negotiate their needs. In According To His Need, hobby socialist Nick joins the party to finally score again. […]

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Symphony at Assembly George Square

7 Aug , 2014  

You don’t have to be a Londoner to get nabakov’s Symphony but if you are, then in between the lines, beats and off-beats of the drum the piece shares a knowing wink that talks of take-away coffee and unlikely beauty among unrelenting hectic. Although there is a different kind of electricity in the air, at […]

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Paperback Time Machine

5 Aug , 2014  

Some Fringe clichés exist for a reason. One of the more tragic ones tells of the talented performer who enters the stage to face a nearly empty auditorium. Only one or two punters have showed up and the performer has the choice between quitting or to committing to an hour long figurative lap dance, vying […]

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