Theatre

Baby Paradise: Part One & Part Two

Although sold as two different shows, Baby Paradise: Part One and Part Two are very much the same production. With little more than a ten minute interval between the two, the performance is barely disrupted as the majority of the audience return to...

Hysterical

Hysterical questions feminism and gender equality, pointing out the misunderstanding of those terms. Combining physical theatre, dialogue and monologues, light effects and a drums solo on stage, the young performers try to pass on their message in a...

Duck Gutters

As you walk into the theatre to see Duck Gutters, in the middle of the stage stands one of the stranger surrealist-style paintings you are ever likely to see in your life. It depicts a duck inside a duck inside a duck. It isn’t long before the...

Trump’d!

Trump could be providing Fringe material for at least another two years, an orange-tinged contemporary bandwagon jumped on by Two Thirds Comedy with Trump’d!. In a dystopian future, a group of strangers must unite to stop Donald Trump enacting...

Brexit

Alongside Trump, Brexit must be one of the most popular subjects at this year’s Fringe. About eight shows explicitly mention the term. Of all these, the bluntly titled Brexit is likely the most straightforward and professional, examining more the...

The Fishermen

Emerging from a brief hiatus, the literary canon has benefited from an extraordinary output by African authors, notably seen in the likes of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Yaa Gyasi, and, most significantly for this particular production, Chigozie...

In Addition

An eerie and sinister score underlines In Addition. It is disconcerting and quite sad, pervading through the main story, adding towards the emotional density until the central relationship nearly collapses from the weight. Things pile upon each...

The Student Newspaper 2016