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FRINGE REVIEW – A Tapestry of Many Threads

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By Jen McGregor On paper, A Tapestry of Many Threads sounds like an exciting cross-platform piece – “a collaboration of music, poetry, film, photography and tapestry”, forming part of the Dovecot Studios’ centenary celebrations. In reality, for everyone behind the front row it’s just a song cycle in a very pretty space, to be listened […]

FRINGE REVIEW – A Fool’s Audition, C central

22-29 Aug, 1215 (1300) @ C central, North Bridge By Danielle Farrow In a somewhat medieval setting, a would-be Fool auditions for a King who is bored with dealing – or avoiding dealing – with opposing Saracen forces, and who is in the habit of rejecting job applicants by beheading them (along with his wives). […]

FRINGE REVIEW – The Gay Geese, Up In The Gods

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1720 until 30th August @ C Central By Emily P Matt and Sam are teenagers. Matt must tell Sam that he’s gay. His confidence fails but then he accidentally lets his secret slip anyway. After this the narrative focuses on Sam’s previous abandonment by his father which he deals with by arranging to meet said […]

FRINGE REVIEW – Joe Power, The Man Who Sees Dead People

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5 – 30 Aug   1600  (1700)  @ Assembly Joe Power has studied psychic skills for over ten years, helped police in their investigations and won numerous awards – but we were interested to find out if he could wow the audience of the Edinburgh Fringe.  Attending with me today, was a spiritualist medium to help me decide if Joe […]