All The Scotsman’s 2013 festival reviews, sorted by star rating

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The Scotsman’s team of respected critics sees a huge amount of shows during Edinburgh Festival season. Here you will find an overview of every review published on Edinburgh-Festivals.com in 2013, arranged by star rating.

This guide covers comedy, theatre, music and much more, at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Edinburgh International Festival, Edinburgh Art Festival and Edinburgh International Book Festival.

★★★★★

Music review: EIF Closing Concert: Verdi Requiem
Music review: Quatuor Ebène
Music review: Zukerman Chamber Players
Music review: Nemtsov Duo
Music review: Arditti Quartet
Music review: Hebrides Ensemble and Thomas Bloch
Theatre review: I’ll Go On
Music review: Bang on a Can All-Stars
Music review: Tonhalle Orchestra
Theatre review: Embers
Classical review: The Sixteen
Comedy review: Seann Walsh – The Lie-in King
Comedy review: Hannah Gadsby – Happiness is a Bedside Table
Dance review: The Rite of Spring
Theatre review: Mercy Killers
Theatre review: Water Stain
Music review: Les Musiciens du Louvre Grenoble 2
Music review: Nikolai Lugansky
Music review: The Loveboat Big Band Summer Love-In
Music review: Boud / Devieilhe / Gower / Gent / Bezuidenhout
Theatre review: The Radicalisation of Bradley Manning
Music review: Mitsuko Uchida
Theatre review: Circa: Wunderkammer
Theatre review: Credible Likeable Superstar Rolemodel
Theatre review: FleabagTheatre review: Ballad of the Burning Star
Classical review: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Musical review: Avenue Q
Theatre review: Ciara
Comedy review: Gyles Brandreth – Looking For Happiness
Theatre review: Grounded
Comedy review: Red Bastard
Theatre review: It’s Dark Outside
Theatre review: Blam!

★★★★

Comedy review: Caroline Rhea
Music review: Véronique Gens / Susan Manoff
Music review: Fireworks Concert
Music review: Andreas Scholl/Tamar Halperin
Dance review: Don Quichotte Du Trocadero
Music review: Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir
Theatre review: First Love
Music review: Olga Jegunova
Music review: RSNO: City Noir
Music review: Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich
Dance review: LA Dance Project
Opera review: Dido and Aeneas | Bluebeard’s Castle
Theatre review: Brand New Ancients
Theatre review: Cape Wrath
Theatre review: Pants on Fire’s Pinocchio
Dance review: Awake
Theatre review: Oh My Irma
Comedy review: Carl Donnelly
Comedy review: Carey Marx
Theatre review: League of St George
Dance review: Small Talk
Comedy review: Richard Herring
Theatre review: Gym Party
Theatre review: Indian Peter’s Coffee House
Theatre review: Sans Salomé
Music review: Pierre-Laurent Aimard/Marco Stroppa/Samuel Favre
Theatre review: What Happens To The Hope At The End Of The Evening
Music review: Midori
Music review: Ian Bostridge
Theatre review: Waist – Free
Music review: Valery Ponomarev Quintet
Comedy review: Neil Delamere – SmartBomb
Theatre review: This Was the World and I Was King
Theatre review: For Their Own Good
Theatre review: Hello 100 Dollar Bucks!
Dance review: Stereoscopic Trilogy 2
Dance review: In-be-tween
Dance review: Refugees of the Septic Heart
Dance review: Ours was the Fen Country
Theatre review: Mammoth
Dance review: Pearlesque
Theatre review: A Conversation With My Father
Comedy review: Sight Gags for Perverts
Theatre review: Eh Joe
Theatre review: Running with the Firm
Theatre review: The Pearl
Comedy review: NewsRevue 2013
Cabaret review: Lynn Ruth Miller
Musicals & Opera review: Merrily We Roll Along
Theatre review: The System
Dance & Physical Theatre review: Borges and I
Comedy review: Liam Williams
Theatre review: Freeze!
Theatre review: The Veil (Le Foulard)
Theatre review: Inside
Theatre review: Dustpan Odyssey
Comedy review: David Sedaris – An Evening with David Sedaris
Theatre review: Our Glass House
Music review: Café Concerts – Sax Ecosse
Music review: Nachtmusique
Comedy review: Rachel Parris – The Commission
Theatre review: Leonce and Lena
Theatre review: Pigeon English
Theatre review: No Direction
Dance review: Dance Derby
Music review: Dorothea Röschmann | Malcolm Martineau
Dance review: Im (Goldenen) Schnitt I
Music review: Russian National Orchestra
Music review: Pierre-Laurent Aimard | Marco Stroppa
Cabaret review: Broadway Enchanté
Theatre review: On the One Hand
Classical review: Chamber Orchestra of Europe
Dance review: Dance Odysseys – New Voices
Dance review: Dance Odysseys – Contemporary Classics
Dance review: Dance Odysseys – Pierrot Lunaire
Theatre review: The Bunker Trilogy – Agamemnon
Comedy review: Richard Gadd
Theatre review: Stuart: A Life Backwards
Comedy review: Michael J Dolan
Musical review: Music Show – Wedding!
Theatre review: Forest Fringe – I Wish I Was Lonely
Theatre review: Forest Fringe – Mourning Glory
Theatre review: Forest Fringe – Sam Halmarack and the Miserablites
Comedy review: Bobby Mair
Theatre review: Nick: An Accidental Hero
Theatre review: Don’t Wake Me
Comedy review: Johnny Donohoe
Dance review: Dilemma
Comedy review: John Robins
Dance review: That is All You Need to Know
Theatre review: She Was Probably Not a Robot
Cabaret review: Briefs – The Second Coming
Theatre review: Solfatara
Theatre review: The Bread and the Beer
Theatre review: Three Little Pigs
Children’s Show review: YurtaKids! A Story of a Man and His Shadow
Theatre review: Sven Werner’s Tales of Magical Realism
Theatre review: The Worst of Scottee
Theatre review: Moving Family
Dance review: Booking Dance Festival Showcase
Cabaret review: Frank Sanazi’s ’Das Vegas Night II’
Comedy review: Alexei Sayle
Children’s Show review: Sam Rose in the Shadows
Music review: The Soil
Children’s Show review: Crying out Loud presents l’Après-midi d’un Foehn – Version 1
Theatre review: Sex Lives of Others
Theatre review: All Roads Lead to Rome
Theatre review: Leonce and Lena
Music review: Hannah Stone
Musical review: Sincerely, Mr Toad
Comedy review: Paul Foot – Words
Theatre review: We, Object
Comedy review: Hannah Gadsby – Naked Nudes
Theatre review: Dark Vanilla Jungle
Dance review: Death and Gardening
Theatre review: Entertaining Mr Orton
Comedy review: Glenn Wool: This Road Has Tolls
Theatre review: Wot? No Fish!
Cabaret review: EastEnd Cabaret: Dirty Talk
Theatre review: Dumbstruck
Cabaret review: Song Noir
Theatre review: Bonanza
Spoken word review: Scroobius Pip – Words
Theatre review: Morning and Afternoon
Theatre review: These Halcyon Days
Children’s show review: You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown
Music review: Sophie Bancroft & Louis Durra Trio
Music review: Dick Lee & Brian Kellock: The History of Jazz
Theatre review: Each of Us
Theatre review: Gardening: For the Unfulfilled and Alienated
Comedy review: Matt Price is Not in The Programme
Comedy Review: Gary Delaney 2: This Time It’s Not Personal
Comedy review: Festival of the Spoken Nerd – Full Frontal Nerdity
Comedy review: George Ryegold: Adulterated
Comedy review: Adam Kay: How to be a Bogus Doctor
Music review: Pure Brass
Theatre review: Rites: A Children’s Tragedy
Theatre review: The Bald Soprano
Theatre review: The Boss of it All
Theatre review: HeLa
Comedy review: Bo Burnham – What
Comedy review: Romesh Ranganathan
Theatre review: This Is My Box
Theatre review: Choose Your Own Documentary – Nathan Penlington
Spoken word: Science Love and Revolution – David Lee Morgan
Spoken word review: Jem Rolls
Dance review: Crying out Loud presents La Poème
Theatre review: Dinner is Swerved
Theatre review: Theatre Uncut
Theatre review: Leaving Planet Earth
Classical review: Christian Gerhaher and Gerold Huber
Theatre review: Hamlet

Classical review: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Opera review: La Belle et la Bête
Music review: EIF Opening Concert: Alexander Nevsky
Dance review: Crying Out Loud presents Flown
Dance review: S/He is Nancy Joe
Music review: EIF Opening Concert: Alexander Nevsky
Dance review: Crying Out Loud presents Flown
Dance review: S/He is Nancy Joe
Dance review: Cambuyón
Comedy review: Damian Clark
Comedy review: Mat Ricardo
Theatre review: Fight Night
Theatre review: Banksy – The Room in the Elephant
Comedy review: Adrienne Truscott’s Asking For It
Theatre review: Bluebeard
Theatre review: Donal O’Kelly’s Brace – Fionnuala
Theatre review: Bath Time
Comedy review: Henson Alternative’s Puppet Up! – Uncensored
Comedy review: Rubberbandits
Theatre review: Kiss Me Honey, Honey!
Theatre review: Feral
Theatre review: Ali J
Spoken word review: Ban This Filth!
Comedy review: Shane Mauss – Mating Season

Dance review: Smashed
Theatre review: Dear Ray
Comedy review: New Art Club – Feel About Your Body
Spoken word review: Tongue Fu
Music review: Edinburgh Science, Edinburgh Magic
Music review: Liz Lochhead: Apple Says Aaah – and Other Poems, Pommes and People

Theatre review: Captain Amazing

Theatre review: The Edge of Our Bodies
Music review: Worbey and Farrell – Deviations on the Piano
Dance review: Bianco
Theatre review: Lauder!
Comedy review: The Bob Blackman Appreciation Society Bonanza
Comedy review: Brett Goldstein Contains Scenes of an Adult Nature
Comedy review: Trouble With Comedy
Theatre review: The Shawshank Redemption
Music review: Drum Struck
Dance review: XD
Theatre review: Cadre
Spoken word review: Luke Wright – Essex Lion
Comedy review: Bridget Christie – A Bic For Her
Art review: Witches and Wicked Bodies
Art review: Mostly West: Franz West and Artist Collaborations
Art review: Fiona Banner: The Vanity Press
Theatre review: Take Care
Theatre review: Quietly
Theatre review: Nirbhaya
Theatre review: The Events
Comedy review: Die Roten Punkte
Comedy review: Laura Levites
Comedy review: David Baddiel – Fame: Not the Musical
Comedy review: Sean Lock
Comedy review: Knightmare Live

★★★

Musical review: Snoopy the Musical
Music review: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Music review: Flercussion
Music review: Zuzana Zaimlova and Veronika Bohmova
Theatre review: Gordon
Theatre review: The Principle of Uncertainty
Music review: Ensemble musicFabrik: a Tribute to Frank Zappa
Music review: Duo Servais
Theatre review: The Project
Music review: Christopher Rousset Harpsichord
Music review: Jacquin Trio
Musical review: 8 Storeys Up
Theatre review: Tejas Verdes
Theatre review: Threeway
Comedy review: Chris Kent: Second Fix
Theatre review: My Village and Other Aliens
Music review: Trio Nielson
Theatre review: The Pyramids of Margate
Music review: The Irish in Scotland: Songs of Robert Tannahill
Comedy review: Darren Walsh: I Am A Giant
Theatre review: Pirates And Mermaids
Comedy review: Tanyalee Davis: Big Trouble in Little ‘Gina
Theatre review: Sid And Valerie
Comedy review: Max and Ivan
Theatre review: The GB Project
Comedy review: review: Here She Be
Theatre review: The Curse of Elizabeth Faulkner
Comedy review: Nadia Kamil
Dance review: Parkin’son – giulio d’anna
Comedy review: John-Luke Roberts
Comedy review: WitTank presents The School
Comedy review: Sara Pascoe vs the Truth
Comedy review: John Gordillo
Comedy review: Claudia O’Doherty – Pioneer
Comedy review: Rich Hall
Comedy review: David Quirk
Theatre review: Holes
Comedy review: Jarlath Regan – Djarlo Unchained
Comedy review: Jigsaw
Comedy review: Colin Hoult – Characthorse
Comedy review: Jigsaw
Theatre review: Party Piece
Theatre review: The Secret Agent
Theatre review: How to Occupy an Oil Rig
Theatre review: Fault Lines
Comedy review: Graham Clark – Afraid of the Clark
Theatre review: Phil Wang – Anti-Hero
Theatre review: Beijing Cake
Theatre review: Fox
Comedy review: Tom Craine – Crying On A Waltzer
Comedy review: Michael Legge – Free Wi-Fi
Dance review: Dance Dome
Theatre review: The Boy who Lost Christmas
Dance review: Power Games
Comedy review: Joseph Morpurgo – Truthmouth
Children’s show review: Charlie Chuck’s Chuckasaurus Show
Theatre review: Here’s Connie
Theatre review: The Love Project
Theatre review: Notes From Bermondsey Street
Comedy review: Tig Notaro – Boyish-Girl Interrupted
Theatre review: Sandpits Avenue
Theatre review: The Smallest Light
Theatre review: Cartwheels
Comedy review: Mick Ferry has been found wanting
Comedy review: Lost Voice Guy – A Voice of Choice
Theatre review: The Portrait Firm
Theatre review: Faustus and the Snakes
Theatre review: Next Door
Theatre review: Albert Einstein: Relativitively Speaking
Theatre review: Breaking the Silence
Theatre review: Play for September
Theatre review: Working on a Special Day
Theatre review: Strangeways
Theatre review: Killing Roger
Theatre review: Waves
Dance review: Madame Freedom
Music review: Christophe Rousset
Theatre review: Revolution Society
Theatre review: Men
Comedy review: Gavin Webster
Theatre review: Life
Theatre review: PositiveTheatre review: Timeline
Comedy review: Paul F Taylor Presents The Greatest Show In The World Ever
Theatre review: The Epicene Butcher and Other Stories for Consenting Adults
Theatre review: Forever
Theatre review: The Suicidal Tendencies of Sheep and a Dog Called the Hoff
Theatre review: Tango Theatre – Woman of Shadow
Dance review: It Needs Horses and Home for Broken Turns
Theatre review: In Holy Matri-moany
Theatre review: Handmade Tales
Theatre review: Breaking News
Comedy review: Yianni in Think Big
Children’s show review: BonBon
Theatre review: Madame Freedom
Theatre review: The Tragedy of Coriolanus
Comedy review: Diane Spencer – Hurricane Diane
Comedy review: Ursula Burns – I Do It For The Money
Theatre review: The Weaver
Theatre review: The Surrender
Theatre review: Dirty Water
Dance review: A Simple Space
Theatre review: I Knew A Man Called Livingstone
Theatre review: Fanny Whittington
Children’s show review: Superhero Snail Boy
Theatre review: Expiration Date
Dance review: Last Embrace
Comedy review: Andrew Maxwell – Banana Kingdom
Theatre review: The Oldest Man in Catford
Theatre review: On Hold
Theatre review: Don Quijote
Theatre review: On the Beach by John Osborne
Theatre review: There Has Possibly Been An Incident
Theatre review: Melodic Dystrophy
Theatre review: The Year I Was Gifted
Comedy review: Abandoman – Moonrock Boombox
Music review: Andreas Haefliger
Music review: Fauré Requiem
Dance review: Dance Odysseys – Duets
Theatre review: Conversations Not Fit for the American Dinner Table
Theatre review: No Holds Bard
Theatre review: Sweater Curse: A Yarn About Love
Children’s review: Beauty and the Beast
Theatre review: The Bunker Trilogy – Morgana
Theatre review: The Boadicea of Britannia Street
Theatre review: Minnie and Mona Play Dead
Cabaret review: Mr B the Gentleman Rhymer
Theatre review: Something There That’s Missing
Theatre review: We Will Be Free! The Tolpuddle Martyrs Story
Theatre review: Children of Mine
Theatre review: The Bridge That Tom Built
Theatre review: Adam Smith, le Grand Tour
Theatre review: Forest Fringe – Exposure
Theatre review: Forest Fringe – Nothing to Declare
Theatre review: Forest Fringe – A Cure for Ageing
Theatre review: Forest Fringe – Ross Sutherland’s Stand By for Tape Backup
Theatre review: Forest Fringe – Hoke’s Bluff
Spoken word review: Around the World in Eight Mistakes
Theatre review: The Scarlet Letter and Other Betrayals
Musical review: Adam and Eve: The Musical
Theatre review: Love in the Past Participle
Theatre review: Sock Puppet
Comedy review: Christian O’Connell: This is 13
Theatre review: Solomon and Marion
Theatre review: Undone
Children’s Show review: YurtaKids!UnLeashed_Scaténàti
Children’s Show review: YurtaKids! The Red Bike
Comedy review: Don’t Disturb the Driver
Theatre review: Good Mourning! VOstBil
Theatre review: Between
Comedy review: Ellis and Rose: Big in Denmark
Art Festival: Complaints Choir
Art Festival: Peter Liversidge
Children’s Show review: The Magical Playroom 
with CBeebies’ Cerrie Burnell
Theatre review: The Witness
Theatre review: The Weaver
Theatre review: Harder Please
Theatre review: Jekyll & Hyde
Theatre review: Dying On Stage
Dance review: Oxygen – Colours
Comedy review: Simon Munnery: Fylm
Spoken Word review: That’s Not How You Spell Pedantic
Children’s Show review: Curse of Pharaoh’s Tomb
Theatre review: Genesis/Golgotha
Theatre review: [Life] – An Everyman’s Tale
Music review: Les Musiciens Du Louvre Grenoble
Theatre review: The Librarians
Theatre review: Raiders – The Whisky Trader
Music review: Belmonte Quartet
Musical review: 35mm – A Musical Exhibition
Theatre review: Head Over Heels in Saudi Arabia
Theatre review: Globophobia
Theatre review: Real Horror Show
Comedy review: Sean McLoughlin – Backbone
Theatre review: Squally Showers
Comedy review: James Acaster – Lawnmower
Comedy review: Tom Rosenthal
Theatre review: Have I No Mouth
Cabaret review: Le Gateau Chocolat
Cabaret review: Auden, Britten, Mitchell and Ravenhill: Tell Me the Truth About Love
Musical review: Rouse Ye Women
Comedy review: Liam Mullone: Game Over
Comedy review: Paul Currie: The Sticky Bivouac
Comedy review: Pat Cahill: Start
Theatre review: Bin Laden: The One Man Show
Comedy review: Nish Kumar – Nish Kumar is a Comedian
Comedy review: Universal Adapter: Alistair Barrie
Theatre review: Where the White Stops
Music review: Bernarda Fink/Anthony Spiri
Theatre review: How to be a Modern Marvel®
Music review: Cassetteboy vs DJ Rubbish
Theatre review: Bette Davis Ain’t For Sissies
Theatre review: Vessel
Dance review: A Romance
Comedy review: Tony Law – Nonsense Overdrive
Theatre review: Kabul
Comedy review: Annoying the Neighbours
Cabaret review: Ben Hart – The Outsider
Children’s show review: I Believe in Unicorns by Michael Morpurgo
Comedy review: Eleanor Thom: I Am Bev
Theatre review: Kubrick³
Music review: The Poet Speaks
Spoken word review: We Are All Orange Ghosts (Dan Simpson)
Dance review: Tangram
Theatre review: Close to You
Theatre review: Melmoth the Wanderer
Comedy review: Benny Davis – The Human Jukebox
Comedy review: Hedluv and Passman
Comedy review: Tony Jameson – Football Manager Ruined My Life
Theatre review: From Where I’m Standing
Theatre review: How to Avoid Making an Entrance of Yourself
Theatre review: Outside on the Street
Theatre review: The Extremists
Children’s show review: The Amazing Bubble Man
Comedy review: Jimmy McGhie
Children’s show review: Comedy Club 4 Kids
Theatre review: Omega
Comedy review: Nick Helm
Spoken word review: Dan Simpson
Music review: Chiaroscuro QuartetTheatre review: Hope Light and Nowhere
Theatre review: Lockerbie: Lost Voices
Theatre review: Squidboy

Comedy review: Dan Cook
Theatre review: Novemberunderground
Dance review: Fleurs de Cimetiere / Age Freckles…
Cabaret review: The Full Bronte! Literary Cabaret
Comedy review: Jamie Demetriou
Theatre review: Missing
Opera review: Fidelio
Theatre review: In Real Life (IRL)

Theatre review: The Unremarkable Death of Marilyn Monroe
Comedy review: Owen Niblock
Comedy review: Will Franken
Spoken word review: Superbard
Comedy review: Amy Hoggart as Pattie Brewster
Comedy review: Rob Auton
Comedy review: Davey Connor
Theatre review: My Pregnant Brother
Theatre review: In Tune with Dementia
Theatre review: The Mid-Knight Cowboy
Theatre review: Hound Dog
Theatre review: Faileontology
Theatre review: Gabe Day
Theatre review: Penny Dreadful
Theatre review: Phil Nichol – The Weary Land
Cabaret review: The Tiger Lillies
Theatre review: The Bloody Great Border Ballad Project
Theatre review: I’m With The Band
Theatre review: Champ
Comedy review: Gary Coleman
Theatre review: For the Trumpets Shall Sound
Theatre review: A Concrete Jungle Full of Wild Cars
Music review: Cat Stevens Reconstructed
Comedy review: Mike Wozniak – Take The Hit
Theatre review: The Bitches’ Box
Theatre review: The Inventor and The Escort
Theatre review: The Goddess of Walnuts
Theatre review: Jack and Jill and the Red Postbox
Theatre review: Preen Back Yer Lugs!
Theatre review: Hirsch
Spoken word review: Phil Jupitus is Porky the Poet in Zeitgeist Limbo
Theatre review: Donal O’Kelly’s Brace – Skeffy
Cabaret review: Damsel in Shining Armour
Comedy review: Janey Godley is Ungagged
Theatre review: The Three Lions
Comedy review: Neil Hickey – Escape Artist
Theatre review: Hag
Dance review: One Step Before the Fall
Theatre review: Economy of Thought
Cabaret review: Piff the Magic Dragon & Mr Piffles
Comedy review: Rhys Nicholson – Dawn of a New Error
Dance review: East, A Woman Shifting On Time Axis
Children’s show review: Before Wonderland
Theatre review: Barry Brennan’s Bi-Monthly Dungeons and Dragons Session

Theatre review: Big Daddy vs Giant Haystacks
Comedy review: Sean Hughes – Penguins
Comedy review: Jenny Eclair – Eclairious
Theatre review: Bygone
Theatre review: It Goes Without Saying
Comedy review: Ivo Graham – Binoculars
Theatre review: Sh!t Theatre’s JSA (Job Seekers Anonymous) 2013
TComedy review: Greg Proops
Children’s show review: Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs
Comedy review: Nathaniel Metcalfe – Enthusiast
Theatre review: Caught in the Net
Theatre review: 21st-century Poe
Comedy review: Scott Agnew – Something’s Gotta Give

Comedy review: Sam Lloyd – Fully Committed
Theatre review: Eilish O’Carroll – Live Love Laugh
Theatre review: Hooked
Music review: After Hours with Todd Gordon & Friends
Theatre review: Blaggards
Theatre review: Chaos By Design
Theatre review: No Place Like
Dance review: Exposed
Comedy review: Alex Williamson
Musical review: Facehunters
Comedy review: The Half-Naked Chef
Theatre review: The Peculiar Tale Of Pablo Picasso and the Mona Lisa
Theatre review: Baddies
Comedy review: Felicity Ward – Irregardless
Theatre review: Signs of Our Occupy
Comedy review: David Trent – This Is All I Have
Theatre review: Pendulums Bargain Emporium
Theatre review: Boredom
Theatre review: Who’s Afraid of Rachel Roberts?
Theatre review: Diablo
Theatre review: The Crawl
Theatre review: Island State
Comedy review: Stephen Carlin – Gambling Man
Comedy review: Tom Wrigglesworth – Utterly at Odds with the Universe
Comedy review: Matt Okine – Being Black & Chicken & S#%t
Dance review: Echolalia
Theatre review: Laquearia
Spoken word review: Monkey Poet
Theatre review: Happy Never After
Theatre review: Cherry On Top
Theatre review: Free Money Magic Show
Theatre review: The Babysitter
Theatre review: Bad Boy Eddie
Dance review: Squish
Dance review: Piece of Mind
Dance review: Unholy Trinity
Dance review: Last Land, and solo Il gioco del gregge di capre
Theatre reviews: Anna
Theatre review: I (Honestly) Love You
Theatre review: Higgs
Art review: Krijn de Koning: Land
Comedy review: Bookshop Midnight Mayhem
Theatre review: Making News
Dance review: Noodles
Theatre review: Circles
Musical review: Lysistrata: The Disco Vaudeville Rock’n’Roll Musical
Theatre review: Maddy’s Many Mouths
Theatre review: Kindred
Theatre review: An Actor’s Lament
Theatre review: Ball at Hawking’s
Comedy review: Ronny Chieng
Comedy review: Thrice
Comedy review: Ben Van der Velde’s Chain Letter
Comedy review: John Lloyd: Liff of QI
Theatre review: Hide and Seek
Cabaret review: Dusty Limits: Psycho
Theatre review: Everything’s Elsewhere
Comedy review: Catriona Knox: Player
Comedy review: Michael Che
Comedy review: Alfie Moore: 
Viva Alf’s Vegas
Theatre review: Executed For Sodomy: The Life Story of Caterina Linck
Cabaret review: Champagne Cabaret
Physical theatre review: Transit
Comedy review: Chris Fitchew in Jack of All Trades

★★

Music review: American Lulu
Theatre review: Voices Made Night
Theatre review: The Fanny Hill Project
Theatre review: Newton
Theatre review: I Guess If The Stage Exploded…
Theatre review: Rave Generation
Theatre review: Solpadeine is My Boyfriend
Theatre review: Yellow Pears
Theatre review: Way Back
Theatre review: The Phantom of the Fringe
Theatre review: A Reason to Smile
Theatre review: On the Line: Media
Theatre review: Darren Maskell: A Woodlouse Trapped Under a Glass
Theatre review: A Reason to Smile
Theatre review: On the Line: Media
Theatre review: A Killer Story
Theatre review: Snap
Theatre review: Very Still and Hard to See
Theatre review: The Wolf and the North Wind
Theatre review: Family Tree
Theatre review: We’ll Stuff You Once You’re Dead
Musical review: Faustus
Dance review: Duet
Theatre review: Billy With His Boots On
Theatre review: Concrete Duvet
Theatre review: Shattered!
Theatre review: Are You Sitting Comfortably?
Theatre review: Goose
Theatre review: A Family Beyond the Army
Theatre review: The Gypsybird Speaks
Theatre review: Whispering in the Dark
Theatre review: Project Lolita
Theatre review: The World Has Gone Mad
Theatre review: Nobel
Dance review: Turbulence
Theatre review: Hanging Bruce-Howard
Theatre review: Nehru – His Inner Story
Theatre review: Single Married Girl
Children’s show review: Hush
Theatre review: Pole Factor
Theatre review: Lifting the Mask
Children’s show review: Back From The Future
Theatre review: Going For Gold
Musical review: Blood Ties
Theatre review: Robert Golding
Theatre review: In the Kingdom of the Blind
Theatre review: Around Miss Julie
Theatre review: Our Friends, The Enemy
Theatre review: She Dances With Fate
Theatre review: Pussyfooting
Comedy review: Loyiso Golav
Theatre review: How Hard Do You Hum When You Cum?
Theatre review: Mask
Theatre review: I’ll Be Seeing You
Musical review: A Theory of Justice: The Musical!
Theatre review: Funeral Replacement Service
Theatre review: Fade
Theatre review: Black Rubix Theatre Presents Freddie Starr Ate My Hamster
Theatre review: The Uncanny Valley
Theatre review: Sex Drugs and Toilet Rolls
Spoken Word review: Moraletry
Musical review: Guido!
Musical review: Gobsmell: The Musical
Comedy review: Alfie Brown
Children’s Show review: YurtaKids! 24583 Little Creepy Wonders
Children’s Show review: YurtaKids! Presents Cinderella
Art Festival review: Michael Nyman
Art Festival review: Gregor Schneider’s installation, Süßer Duft Edinburgh 2013
Theatre review: Histoire D’Amour
Theatre review: Big Boys Don’t Cry
Theatre review: Small Steps in Random Directions
Theatre review: The Knight of the Box Near the Station
Theatre review: Static – Free
Theatre review: Open Wide Tour
Theatre review: Bedtime Solos
Theatre review: Grimm Ever After
Theatre review: The Vanish Inquisition
Theatre review: ’33 (a Kabarett)
Theatre review: Punchline
Theatre review: Humans Inc
Theatre review: After Ever Happily
Theatre review: Tell Me A Secret
Comedy review: Funeral Addict
Musical review: A Little Piece of Heaven
Theatre review: Safe
Dance review: Rosemary
Comedy review: Chastity Butterworth & The Spanish Hamster
Theatre review: Specie
Theatre review: Life Sentence
Theatre review: The Islanders
Theatre review: Relationshit
Comedy review: Sam Fletcher – Drawn-out Jokes
Theatre review: American Gun Show
Theatre review: Bonk!
Theatre review: Longing For Grace
Theatre review: The Seer
Theatre review: Birdhouse
Theatre review: Book of Blakewell
Theatre review: Meal Ticket
Theatre review: Charlie Dupré Presents… The Stories of Shakey P
Theatre review: Torniquet 2013
Theatre review: Finding Libby
Theatre review: Breaker
Comedy review: The Appalling Carly Smallman
Theatre review: Speak No Evil
Theatre review: Kiss, Cuddle, Torture
Comedy review: Katie Mulgrew – Your Dad’s not funny
Comedy review: Late Night Gimp Fight
Theatre review: Damned
Comedy review: Robin (A One-Man Comedy)
Dance review: The Man in the Moone
Dance review: The Various Lives of Infinite Nullity
Theatre review: Say it Again, Sam
Theatre review: A Writer’s Lot
Theatre review: Operation: Love Story
Theatre review: Solstice

Theatre review: Can You Hear Seagulls?
Comedy review: Karl Schultz
Theatre review: Brush
Theatre review: Solstice
Theatre review: Can You Hear Seagulls?
Comedy review: Karl Schultz
Theatre review: The Last Picasso
Theatre review: Brush
Theatre review: 33
Theatre review: Chorus
Dance review: Interrupted
Theatre review: The Actor’s Nightmare
Theatre review: Pianoforte, My Life
Theatre review: The Violinist
Theatre review: Goodbye Sun and Bear
Theatre review: Serotonin Syndrome
Theatre review: His Majesty, the Devil – a Play with Music
Theatre review: Mansfield Presents Lovers’ Vows
Dance review: MurleyDance Double Bill
Theatre review: Boris & Sergey II Perilous Escapade
Children’s show review: The Curious Case of the Ugglie Wump
Musicals review: Forest Boy
Musicals review: Freak Show

Theatre review: Shadow On Their Wall
Theatre review: Gorbella
Comedy review: Beasts
Theatre review: A Circus Affair
Theatre review: A Night To Dismember
Musical review: Mrs Green
heatre review: Glory Days
Dance review: Missing and Bird’s Eye View
Dance review: Sluts of Possession
Theatre review: Long Distance Affair
Theatre review: Forest
Theatre review: Kind
Art review: Peter Liversidge: Flags for Edinburgh
Spoken word review: An Evening With Samantha
Theatre review: 15 Minutes
Comedy review: Bob and Jim – Two Stars
Dance review: Am I
Theatre review: Tracy
Comedy review: Dave Callan
Theatre review: Jewel
Theatre review: Sleeping Soldiers
Theatre review: The Little Soldiers

Theatre review: Substance
Musical review: Damaged! – The Musical
Theatre review: Easter Eggs
Theatre review: Auld Edinburgh Tales
Spoken word review: The Ballad of Agnes Bean
Theatre review: Birthday Girls: 2053
Theatre review: Dirty Laundry
Comedy review: Akmal
Comedy review: Rod Woodward – Funny Turn
Theatre review: Masters of Drip
Theatre review: Beeston RiflesTheatre review: Splatter
Dance review: This Side of Paradise
Dance review: La Donna è Mobile
Theatre review: I Heart IKEA
Dance review: New (Dis)Order
Theatre review: Duvet Dave
Theatre review: Whistleblower

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