Fringe

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...

Marv Radio Presents: Mantra

Part of the way through his show, Marv Radio tells his crowd that it is not unusual for him to be performing to hundreds, sometimes thousands of people. It is strange then to find him grafting on the Free Fringe to small crowds in a venue that you...

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...

1895-1927 in New Orleans: The Red Hot Roots of Jazz

The line in front of the world-famous Jazz Bar began to form 45 minutes before the Tenement Jazz Band played the first tune of the evening. Nobody seemed bothered by the wait, only excited to hear the 6-month old band play. The speakeasy atmosphere...

Bad Luck

Returning to the Edinburgh Fringe this year is the ever theatrical, occasionally sassy, and always entertaining Laurie Black. Off the back of her Best Emerging Artist and Best Music awards at the Adelaide Fringe 2018, Black has reinvented the show...

Old Movies Saved My Life

If you’re ever in the mood for something very endearing and blatantly heartfelt, go and watch Mel Byron pour her heart out on stage about all the old movies she has consumed over the years. Armed with a bamboozling knowledge of Hollywood’s...

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