Posts tagged "Edinburgh Fringe"

Edinburgh Fringe – Sleeping Trees: World Tour

Sleeping Trees 2 credit Mark Dawson Photography

Sleeping Trees: World Tour Assembly George Square (Studio 2) 9:40pm 1st -26th August (except 13th) by Amanda Farley Sleeping Trees are back. John Woodburn, Joshua George Smith and James Dunnell-Smith bring their latest offering to Edinburgh. Centred around world tours, audiences can expect an hour of high energy and fast paced sketch comedy. With no […]

Edinburgh Fringe – Ciarán Dowd: Don Rodolfo

Ciaran Dowd Don Rodolfo 1 credit Idil Sukan

Ciarán Dowd: Don Rodolfo Pleasance Courtyard (That) 10:45pm 1st – 26th August (except 15th) by Amanda Farley The great Don Rodolfo Martini Tayoto has arrived in town on his faithful hobby horse ‘horse’ and he’s ready for adventure. So lock up your partner and prepare for tales of danger, seduction and six-handed men. Ciarán Dowd, […]

Thrones! The Musical

Thrones! The Musical

Thrones! The Musical Assembly George Square Studios (Venue 17) Time 16.55 (1 hour 15 minutes) Aug 19-28 Suitability: 14+ (Restriction) by Bernie C Byrnes Some very inventive use of a minimal set, budget costumes and enough energy to run the national grid ensures that Thrones! The Musical is a Fringe show like Fringe shows should […]

Derren Brown: Underground

Derren Brown: Underground

Derren Brown: Underground Edinburgh Playhouse August 14th & 15th, 2017 by Bernie C Byrnes Direct from its sell-out London run, Derren Brown: Underground is the latest stage show from the multi-award winning master of psychological illusion. A fusion of ‘magic, suggestion, psychology, misdirection and showmanship’, Underground is Brown’s collection of his favourite bits from the […]

Assembly, Gilded Balloon, Pleasance and Underbelly Summer Party and EdFest Programme Launch

by Bernie C. Byrnes The Edinburgh Fringe is 70! Which makes me feel old because I first started going when it was a mere slip of a thing and 50. One of the most significant events that I can clearly remember was the new collaboration between the ‘top four’ that happened in 2008 (which is […]

Underbelly Summer Party & Catch Me (Attrape Moi)

Underbelly Launch Party Purple Cow, Southbank 23/05/2017 by Bernie C Byrnes Last year I wrote a pretty lukewarm review of the Underbelly Launch Party – they had just switched to Hilton and I was disappointed by the experience. This year, I am delighted to say, they are back to their old selves: same location, same […]

Win Tickets to All Star Improv Charity Weekender

The Free Association presents an all star improv comedy charity weekender, in aid of Great Ormond Street Hospital. The acts include the first live outing of Channel 5 show Borderline. The weekender, hosted by London’s leading improv theatre and school The Free Association, will be held November 26th-27th at The Free Association Theatre in Haggerston. […]

All Star Improv Comedy Charity Weekender

The Free Association presents an all star improv comedy charity weekender, in aid of Great Ormond Street Hospital.  The acts include the first live outing of Channel 5 show Borderline. The weekender, hosted by London’s leading improv theatre and school The Free Association, will be held November 26th-27th at The Free Association Theatre in Haggerston. […]

Edinburgh Festival Fringe

August 7th – 31st, 2015 Edinburgh, Various venues Foreword by Joanna Orland Merely skimming the surface of this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe, it was easy to see a bit of a different scene burgeoning.  In recent years, the Fringe has become a playground for comedians to run rampant.  But in 2015, something old has become […]

Edinburgh Fringe: Love Birds

Love Birds: A new musical by Robert J. Sherman Reviewed on August 24th, 2015 Pleasance Courtyard by Bernie C. Byrnes Love Birds of 1923 is an avian vaudeville run by plesiosaur Armitage Shanks, determined to keep his show clean in a cutthroat competitive market. When the star, Baalthazar (the Feathered Caruso) walks out due to […]