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Max Scratchmann

Max Scratchmann is a well-known British writer and illustrator. His poems and short stories have appeared in many anthologies and magazines, and he runs the Edinburgh performance poetry company, Poetry Circus.

Reviews: 51
Other Articles: 2
Summerhall

Bout

An outstanding and exhilarating piece of work

Greenside @ Infirmary Street

Love Bites

Audience left spellbound by Scarlett’s voice in this solid workmanlike show

Underbelly Circus Hub

Rouge

Rouge redefines what circus is and should be

Cabaret of Curiosities
theSpace @ Symposium Hall

Cabaret of Curiosities

Tatwood Puppets present marionettery like no other, with a Bohemian score and Czech-style wooden puppets

Tablespoon
theSpace on North Bridge

Painted Corners

Tablespoon Theatre’s excellent ensemble teen drama offers beautifully crafted dialogue

Greenside @ Nicolson Square

Admiring La Stupenda

A theatrical tour de force which redefines the possibilities for one-man-shows for all Fringes to come

Assembly Checkpoint

xoxo moongirl

Stunning and explosive mixture of spoken word storytelling and circus skills, physical theatre, illusion and magic

C Venues - C Aquila

(Some)Body

Despite some startling images and set pieces there is no discernible narrative, either actual or abstract