Posts tagged "Pleasance Theatre"

Win tickets to the hugely entertaining ‘Posh’

We are giving away two pairs of tickets to the darkly comic, and disgracefully entertaining, universally acclaimed play Posh. Written by Laura Wade, the riotous story of an Oxford student dining club, a fictionalised version of the infamous Bullingdon Club, will be reinvented for the first time by a company of all-female actors bringing a […]

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 […]

Pleasance Opening Gala

August 8th, 2015 Pleasance Grand by Bernie C Byrnes There is something awe-inspiringly cool about the Pleasance Gala launch. Maybe it’s the thumping bass at 11am, the light show, the buzz or the rare chance to see a large Edinburgh Fringe Venue full to bursting that makes for an exciting event, but it all adds […]

30 Years of Pleasance

by Gillian Wood This is meant to be a review of the Pleasance Theatre’s Festival Fringe opening gala which I made my way to through a downpour of Edinburgh’s finest precipitation. However, great though most of the acts were, they were all upstaged by a gluttonous dog. Christopher Richardson – founder of the Pleasance – […]