Showstopper!

Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2017 What’s it about? Showstopper! is a Fringe favourite and after my first experience of them last year, when they went down a storm, I knew I was in for a treat. The challenge for the cast this year was to create a musical called Buy or Die!! set during a Black Friday …

Victim

  Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2017 What’s it about? Victim portrays the co-existing stories of Tracey, the uptight prison guard, and Siobhan, the unpredictable Irish maverick prisoner A23174, and the manipulation and trust issues that surround their relationship. What makes it good? The change of lighting from a calm blue to an intense red which signifies …

The Cambridge Footlights International Tour Show 2017: Dream Sequence

  Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2017 What’s it about? Up and coming comedy experts from Cambridge Footlights perform an hour of side-splitting sketches, making fun out of politics, stereotypes, and other subjects. What makes it good? The cast are adept at using facial expressions and body language alongside quick wit to draw in laughs, and the …

Rhapsodes

Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2017 What’s it about? Lyrical geniuses Adam and Sean go head to head in a battle of… poetry? More entertaining than it sounds. Audience suggestions are combined to create a Shakespearean play, and Adam and Sean must act out the whole thing, iambic pentameter and all. What makes it good? The consistency …

SiX

  Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2017 What’s it about? Henry VIII’s wives are back from the grave to form a sassy girl group whose members compete for the position of leading lady through presenting their hardships of marriage to the audience, with the most hard-done-by to win the title. What makes it good? It was structured …