Thrills and Spills from the Circus of Horrors once more in this special show, London After Midnight, celebrating their 18th anniversary. Prepare to be shocked, amazed, and maybe even drenched if you’re sitting in the front row, with performances from the fantastic Hannibal Hellmurto, sword swallower extraordinaire or the brilliantly creepy ‘sinister sisters’ performing mechanical looking blood spotted aerial art.
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The boys from Melbourne bring it back to the UK with their biggest tour yet to support the release of their latest album, Steal the Light. Touring until the 16th of November at venues across Europe. Click here for dates.
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From the moment the audience enters the garden theatre at the Scottish Storytelling Centre, they step into the world of Pirates and Mermaids. The garden is transformed into Central Park, New York. An American tour guide leads us through the park to where a young man in a kilt sits alone on a park bench.
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Playing until the 26th August at Edinburgh Fringe C
Awake is performed by a brilliant ensemble cast who, in an interpretative and creative dance, tell the story of Max. His fight with serious illness not only affects his own life but also the lives of his friends and family. This show from the Awake Projects team brings together dance, acrobatics and haunting music to illustrate beautifully the internal struggle we all have to deal with when faced with a tough decision. Continue reading “Awake at Edinburgh Fringe”
1,000 Suns is a post-apocalyptic musical set in America, featuring a young talented ensemble cast. We meet the survivors of a nuclear war, who survive in a settlement known only as ‘The Crater’. The residents are imprisoned as much as protected by the voice on the radio, the settlement’s ever so slightly malevolent sounding leader, Uncle Sam.
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Playing until the 26th August at Edinburgh Fringe C Nova
This small, intimate performance starts from the moment you enter the room. Two man team Danny Mellor and Forest Watkins open by bantering and joking with the audience. But they easily slip into the scripted stuff and the play begins.
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Playing at Edinburgh Fringe, The famous Spiegeltent until the 25th August.
On its tenth anniversary, La clique is still one of the best variety shows at the Edinburgh Fringe, combining burlesque, circus, dance, comedy and magic into one incredible performance. It can’t fail to show you a good time. Continue reading “La Clique at Edinburgh Fringe”
Playing at Edinburgh Fringe Pleasance Courtyard from 31st July to 26th August.
Masterful acting from Gemma Whelan (Game of Thrones, One Man, Two Guvnors) in Dark Vanilla Jungle, a captivating and moving drama about a young, broken girl in a situation far away from anything we can imagine in our own lives. Whelan holds the audience single-handed for over an hour with a gripping monologue to tell this story.
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‘A sandwich, a Mars bar… and a Lilt’ confesses Thomas Jones when talking about the contents of his lunchbox. Playing a tube driver in Velvet Trumpet’s ‘All Change, All Change’, written by himself and director Nikolai Ribnikov, it’s a darkly humorous look at the lives of those who, for the majority of the day, lurk underground in the sweaty, cramped tunnels beneath London. Continue reading “Velvet Trumpet’s ‘All Change, All Change’ at the Solo Festival”