Theatre review: Some Big Some Bang
Theatre review: Some Big Some Bang

Edinburgh Festival Fringe theatre review: Some Big Some Bang, reviewed by The Scotsman’s Sally Stott ★ There is a beautiful orange tree on stage, but beneath it a man is bemoaning that his new baby is exceptionally ugly. Since this baby is a rolled up in a piece of cloth, it’s difficult to judge, but …

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Edinburgh Festival Fringe theatre review: Some Big Some Bang, reviewed by The Scotsman’s Sally Stott

There is a beautiful orange tree on stage, but beneath it a man is bemoaning that his new baby is exceptionally ugly. Since this baby is a rolled up in a piece of cloth, it’s difficult to judge, but any themes about superficial good looks are unfortunately swept away by a story that descends into self-indulgent chaos.

Following the breakdown of two couples’ relationships through over-analytical dialogue, it could, if only it was more self-aware, be a brilliant parody of a pretentious Fringe show.

Underbelly, Cowgate (Venue 61), run ended

Published in The Scotsman on 29 August 2015

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