Cruel Intentions the 90s Musical at the Palais du Variete, Edinburgh Fringe

Writer: Roger Kumble, Jordan Ross & Lindsey Rosin Director: Jonathan O'Boyle The production debuted over in the states four years ago and this year Bill Kenright premiers the production in the UK during the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. This saucy, retro musical certainly goes down well with the crowd. Following very closely to the original film,... Continue Reading →

The Good Scout at the Space @ Surgeons’ Hall, Edinburgh Fringe

Writer & Director: Glenn Chandler Following last year's awarding winning Kids Play, Boys of the Empire productions stage a brand new play about the meeting between Boy Scouts and the Hitler Youth. Once more Glen Chandler makes a light humoured, intricate play full of twists. Chandler is the first playwright to tackle the subject of... Continue Reading →

Paradise Lodge at Dairy Room, Underbelly

Writer: Steve Cooper Paradise Lodge is based on the real experiences that Steve Cooper had during the time he cared for his mother in law. It's that stripped back raw emotion that shines through in this bittersweet comedy. Set as a care home entertainment package, the production works with war time songs and brief scenes... Continue Reading →

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 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 →

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 →

Day Two : It’s Raining It’s Pouring But All This Theatre Is Certainly Not Boring

It didn't take long for the Edinburgh weather to return by force. It was expected to clear in the early morning but that certainly wasn't the case. There were shows booked in the morning and so a visit to Camera Obscurer was in order. There were plenty of chances to look at different things, a... Continue Reading →

Bottom at Summerhall, Edinburgh

Director & Writer : Willy Hudson Should a role define you? Willy Hudson's new one-man show ties together a mixture of experience and life lessons to create an uplifting hour of compelling queer theatre. Willy is a die-hard Beyonce fan. You can tell by the t-shirt he parades about in not to mention the smart... Continue Reading →

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