Five ways to save money at the Edinburgh Fringe

Its less than a month to go until the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. However, with hotel prices skyrocketing into the thousands per week, train tickets spiralling year on year a lot argue that the festival is inaccessible. Last year I attended my first fringe and I'll try my best to outline some ways I think will... Continue Reading →

The Theatre Twittic’s Top 10 Shows of 2018

Firstly, I want to thank you for taking the time to read this and all my other posts. Following the creation of The Theatre Twittic in January, many of you have checked out my thoughts, analysis and value for money ratings for productions, alongside commentary on other industry hot topics. There's also been a few... Continue Reading →

Day Seven : The Final Curtain on My First Edinburgh Fringe

So, here we are. Eight months ago I booked my hotel to visit the fringe and this was my final day. The day started in glorious sunshine and so after dropping off bags, it was time for a quick wander around the city to get some final photos. It wasn't long until the penultimate show... Continue Reading →

Day Six : The Final Countown Commences

So here it is, the last full day at the fringe. Thursday was the day when not much was planned in do the Diary to ensure some last minute performances were squeezed in. First up was a bit of a gut instinct call. Following our terrible ordeal watching improvisation on Monday it was decided to... Continue Reading →

Kids Play at theSpace @ Niddry St , Edinburgh

Writer and Director: Glenn Chandler You go into Kids Play not too sure what to expect. The plot snippet is deliberately open and not too informative. Starting the play you would understandably think it was about something that is truly different to how it ends. The play promises twists and twists you do get. Some are... Continue Reading →

Day Five : The Day Panda Came For Tea

Not only was this my first time at the Edinburgh Fringe but it was also my first time in Edinburgh and Scotland. Therefore I took the advice to take one day away from the fringe to relax and to try out some other Scottish attractions. I decided to make Wednesday a day about going to... Continue Reading →

Day Four: The Shows Just Keep Getting Better

We're over half way through the week today so instead of show viewing this morning we walked about and took some pictures. It wasn't long until the first play if the Day, How to Build a Rocket. This is a bit if of a swan song to the teenage mum's out there that battle for... Continue Reading →

Build a Rocket at Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Writer: Christopher York Director: Paul Robinson The Stephen Joseph theatre has bought a brand new play by a new playwright to the Edinburgh Fringe. Like what the theatre produces locally, it remains a story for the community it serves. Serena Manteghi plays Yasmin, a young teenager who becomes pregnant, unplanned after sleeping with a man... Continue Reading →

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