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Paines Plough at the Roundabout – this is why we bother

Paines Plough returns to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019 with a series of new shows in the Roundabout at Summerhall. Daniel Perks spends a day in the round to soak up the atmosp...

She Sells Sea Shells, and fossils, on the sea shore

Scandal and Gallows Theatre tell of Mary Anning, who discovered the world’s first Ichthyosaur at twelve years old. Josphine Balfour-Oatts reviews She Sells Sea Shells:

The gentle beauty of Islander: A New Musical

A loop-pedal musical where reality and folklore clash around the song of a whale. It's Islander: A New Musical, part of the Made In Scotland showcase at Roundabout. Maggie Kel...

Traumboy and Traumgirl – the performers of our dreams

Daniel Hellmann is Traumboy and Anne Welenc is Traumgirl. Each give a male and female perspective into the lives of sex workers. Daniel Perks reviews both shows, playing alternate ...

Hannah Raymond-Cox and Polaris, a poetic call to arms

Hannah Raymond-Cox paints worlds with her words in Polaris, a one-woman show navigating the North Star of queer culture, as well as her anxiety and relationship with food. Josephin...

The cold disdain that summarises Such Filthy F*cks and their porn addiction

Smoke & Oakum’s depiction of porn addiction is an interesting watch, but stays slightly too cold to inspire an empathetic reaction. Maggie Kelly reviews Such Filthy F*cks:

Zoe Ní Riordáin sings of love in Everything I Do

A show by Zoe Ní Riordáin about love and losing people with some shattering points among electric guitar chords. Maggie Kelly reviews Everything I Do:

This Time, Ockham’s Razor engage in inter-generational, childlike play

Ockham’s Razor delight audiences at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe with This Time, a raw and honest spectacle exploring age, memory and family. Josephine Balfour-Oatts reviews: