Music

Hamilton (Lewis)

There is a moment at the end of Hamilton (Lewis) where one of the cast members says that there is no moral to the story as such, and that this production is what happens when the title precedes the rest of the writing process. This kind of...

An evening with Amanda F* Palmer

An evening with Amanda F* Palmer is literally an evening with Amanda F* Palmer. She shares her personal stories, feelings and thoughts. You laugh, you cry, you laugh, you cry. You are alive. She says that “life is pretty f* weird”, and you nod....

What the… Feminist?!

Enjoyable, energetic and infectious, What the… Feminist?! is a musical comedy sketch show makes an appearance at Fringe. How do you take down the patriarchy through song and dance? Exactly like this. Brought to the Fringe by a group of friends,...

Mother’s Ruin: A Cabaret about Gin

Everyone might have their favourite drink, but there is only one show at the Fringe this year that consists of an hour of musical odes to gin. Mother’s Ruin: A Cabaret about Gin is a nightlife-themed musical about one of Britain’s favourite...

Courtney Act: The Girl from Oz

In her first appearance at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Courtney Act brought Down Under up North, as this queen reminded us of all the great things to come from Australia (including herself, of course). When Courtney Act first rolls on stage (in...

Reformed Whores: Grand Ole C*ntry

Fringe acts can have a miraculous ability to make their audiences feel like they are in any number of places. Some may want to be transported to the wild landscapes of Siberia, or the romance of Paris. Others may want to head down to the land of...

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