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Latest Features

Our latest spotlights & features from the Fringe

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019 Round-Up

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019 - done. Outoing Theatre Editor Daniel Perks picks the five-star shows to watch out for during the rest of the year:

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019 – Top Theatre Picks

With Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019 kicking off this week, Theatre Editor Daniel Perks picks some of the top theatre shows he's most looking forward to. Read on for some of th...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019 – Mini-Festival Picks

With Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019 kicking off this week, Theatre Editor Daniel Perks picks some of the mini-festivals he's most looking forward to. Read on for pockets of ma...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019 – Top Cabaret Picks

With Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019 kicking off this week, Theatre Editor Daniel Perks picks some of the cabaret acts he's most looking forward to. Read on for delightful deba...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019 – Make Your Fringe

The world's biggest arts festival, Edinburgh Fringe 2019, kicks off this week. We introduce our Miro Magazine reviews coverage from our four expert critical voices:

A Network of Independent Critics at Edinburgh Fringe

Applications are open for the fourth year of the Network of Independent Critics (NIC) at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019, and Theatre Editor Daniel Perks is heading up the charg...

Edinburgh 2018 Spotlight – Freeman

The world's biggest arts festival, Edinburgh Fringe 2018, is here! We catch up with performer Pip Barclay, bringing Freeman to this year's festival:

Latest Reviews

Our latest reviews from the Fringe

Cora Bissett’s What Girls Are Made Of – the price of teenage music fame

Cora Bissett's What Girls Are Made Of returns to Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019 after an acclaimed 2018 run and global tour. Maggie Kelly reviews the price of teenage fame:

Breaking The Waves: another misogynistic, gratuitous opera is born

An atmospheric adaptation of the Lars Von Trier film continues the operatic tradition of abusing its main female character. Maggie Kelly reviews Missy Mazzoli's Breaking The W...

Bobby & Amy: the quiet devastation of two teenagers in a rural town

A quiet and heartbreaking tale about childhood friendship against a backdrop of fear and uncertainty. Maggie Kelly reviews Bobby & Amy:

Unfortunate: The Untold Story of Ursula the Sea Witch

Fat Rascal Theatre return with another well-conceived Disney parody and successful show to add to their canon. Daniel Perks reviews Unfortunate: The Untold Story of Ursula the Sea ...

Anais Mitchell: Folk Roots and Hadestown presence

Anais Mitchell, the genius behind multi-Tony award-winning Hadestown, performs a one-night only concert at The Queen's Hall. Daniel Perks spends an evening in this glorious so...

Who Cares for young carers? LUNG Theatre do. We should too.

After two years interviewing young carers in Salford, LUNG Theatre present Who Cares - a searing portrayal of teenagers lost in the system. Daniel Perks reviews:

Frisky & Mannish’s PopLab, meticulous music research

Frisky & Mannish return after a five-year hiatus with PopLab, a meticulously researched cabaret act that deconstructs pop music with hilarious consequences. Daniel Perks reviews:...