Following the Qatar World Cup controversy and the recognition finally being given to the Women's game, Pitch is a well-timed and necessary play about the queer community's relationship to football. Elizabeth Hope, Eleanor Rattenbury, Meg Lewis, Ethan Pascal Peters and Elijah Harris in Pitch. Photo Credit: David Monteith-Hodge. If there is one area that homophobia... Continue Reading →
With powerful physical performances by the all-female cast, Them is a challenging, complex piece that explores toxic masculinity. Bergdis Julia Johannsdottir, Marjo Lahti, Anna Korolainen Crevier and Tinna Thorvalds Önnudottir in Them. Photo credit: Anna Maggy. The audience is greeted, so politely, by the four performers who are sat as if in toilet cubicles. They... Continue Reading →
Childhood best friends begin to be pulled apart in this beautiful, joyous and heart-rending play about identity, set against the emerging reality of Partition.
With leaden dialogue, predictable narrative and a seriously problematic climax, Closure is a heavy-handed morality tale that borrows extensively from other media. Conor Burns, Nina Holland and Faye Draper. When Laura and new boyfriend Alex go to Mia’s home, who would guess that it would turn into the dinner party from hell? The audience well... Continue Reading →
A nuanced story about love, loss and parallel universes, The Silver Bell is a heartfelt tale told through witty dialogue, meaningful movement and intelligent design. Alan Flanagan and Brendan O'Rourke. Photo credit: Paul Phipps-Williams. When scientist Mico meets actor James after a mediocre play, neither of them can guess that it is the beginning... Continue Reading →
This may be her very first time at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, but rest assured, Bianca Del Rio is taking it all in her stride. Having spent so much of the pandemic forced to stay at home, she’s all worked up and back doing what she does best - coming for everyone with her infamous... Continue Reading →