“Sticks Stones Broken Bones”

FRINGE – Edinburgh Spotlight Best Newcomer Award 2010

Each year, certain performers and companies visit Edinburgh for their first time, full of hopes and dreams of making it big. Some fail, some succeed – all of them help to make the Fringe that wonderful thing it is: a showcase of new and emerging talent where stars of the future are born. In recognition […]

FRINGE REVIEW – Sticks, Stones, Broken Bones (Underbelly)


On the face of it, Stick, Stones, Broken Bones is a shadow puppet show. But this simplistic description does not do justice to either the show itself or the path that creator Jeff Achtem has taken to develop his work. Growing up in a “hippie environment”, television was banned in the Achtem household. So young […]