Tag Archives: fringe 2011

100-Word Fringe: “Arthur’s Seat” at The Top Of Fucking Edinburgh

Not a show, but what a show. Under the guise of “Operation Sunrise” myself and a few box office chums ascended Arthur’s Seat at dawn to watch Edinburgh slowly unfurl its shiny charms below. For the unfamiliar, Arthur’s Seat may … Continue reading

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100-Word Fringe: “7 Day Drunk” at Assembly George Square

Art, creativity, booze, creativity, art. Bryony Kimmings’ show is about what makes artists tick, and whether alcohol is a creative lubricant. Kimmings got progressively drunker over seven days and – monitored by a not unimpressive team of scientists, psychologists and … Continue reading

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100-Word Fringe: “Belt Up’s Outland” at C Soco

It could have gone so wrong. Cramped seating, actors playing children playing caricatures, and the often ill-advised translation of the works of Lewis Carroll. And yet. Belt Up have struck gold before, but Outland is surely their best to date … Continue reading

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100-Word Fringe: “Hot Tub With Kurt And Kristen” at Assembly George Square

Kristen Schall you may know – her off-beat squeaky tones and quirky looks have graced Flight Of The Conchords, The Daily Show and the South Park writer’s room. Kurt Braunohler you may not. But both are very, very funny – … Continue reading

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100-Word Fringe: “Rock The Ballet” at Assembly Hall

I’ve had ups and downs with physical theatre, but that tricky relationship has always been more favourable than my one with dance. Dance that doesn’t tell a story has always seemed hollow to me, so I probably am not tailor-made … Continue reading

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100-Word Fringe: “Federer Versus Murray” at Assembly Hall

Federer Versus Murray is about war. War between two tennis players on television, war between a husband and wife over the loss of their son – and the war in Afghanistan that took him. On a sparse set that never … Continue reading

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100-Word Fringe: “Tuesday At Tescos” at Assembly Hall

A painful marriage of a dull script and a misjudged performance, and one that had me in fits of narcolepsy and anger throughout. Concerning the relationship between Callow’s transgendered Pauline and her father, the play recounts a very dull morning … Continue reading

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