Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2023 Theatre Review: Good Morning, Faggi (Summerhall) ★★★★

This charismatic, coming of age journey is skillfully performed and deftly devised. It challenges the audience to consider how liberals centre themselves in coming-out narratives, and question if tolerance is enough to end systemic oppression. Axel Ingi Árnason and Bjarni Snæbjörnsson in Good Morning, Faggi. Photo Credit: Leifur Wilberg. Good Morning, Faggi is the kind... Continue Reading →

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2022 Theatre Review: A Sudden Violent Burst of Rain (Roundabout @ Summerhall) ★★★

A poetic fable about an immigration system not dissimilar to the UK’s own, Sami Ibrahim’s A Sudden Violent Burst of Rain uses a fairytale premise to dissect the realities of the hostile environment. Utilising dreamy movement, storytelling and direct address, this story feels both other-worldly and pointedly terrestrial. Princess Khumalo & Sara Hazemi. Photo credit:... Continue Reading →

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2022 Theatre Review: The Chosen Haram (Summerhall) ★★★★★

A dynamic exploration of faith, sexuality and addiction, Sadiq Ali's The Chosen Haram is a beautiful, affecting piece of physical theatre. Powerful, strong and sensual work that both challenges and entertains. Hauk Pattison and Sadiq Ali. Photo credit: Glen McCarty. Drawing on Ali’s personal experiences, and interviews with members of the LGBTQ+ community who identify... Continue Reading →

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