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Editor’s Diary

Reviews

Adam Hills: Clown Heart
Alba Flamenca
Artificial Things
Austentatious: An Improvised Jane Austen Novel
Backstage in Biscuit Land
Bromance
Burning Books
Cat Loud’s Big Night In
Cell
Christina Bianco: Party Of One
Comfort Slaves
Dandy Darkly’s Trigger Happy
Dicing with Dr Death
Doris, Dolly and the Dressing Room Divas
Dyspraxia and Politics: The Two Sides of Don Biswas
Fills Monkey
For Now, I Am
4×4: Ephemeral Architectures
Franks and Skinner: Myself and Myself
A Gambler’s Guide To Dying
The Gideon & Hubcap Show
The Gospel Enquiry
The Handlebards: Secret Shakespeare
Idiots
Imaginary Porno Charades
Jon Cozart: Laughter Ever After
The Kagools
Kieran Hodgson: Lance
La Clique and the Famous Spiegeltent present VELVET
Le Gateau Chocolat: Black
Mata Hari: Female Spy
Mike Vass: In The Wake of Neil Gunn
Mrs Shakespeare
Nina Conti: In Your Face
Pip Utton: Playing Maggie
Roughs For Radio
Scour
Spencer Jones Presents: The Herbert in Proper Job
Swallow
360 Allstars
Trainspotting
The Voice Thief
Wojtek The Bear
You’re Not Like The Other Girls, Chrissy

Aisling Bea: Plan Bea
Alex Edelman: Everything Handed To You
All Our Friends Are Dead
Andrew Doyle: Minimalism!
Andrew Lawrence: Uncensored
Angela Barnes: Come As You Are
Antonio Forcione and Adriano Adewale
As Is
Bathroom
The Biggest Marionette Circus In The World
Bill Wells and Aidan Moffat
Boxed In
Brute
Caitlin
Can I Start Again Please?
Carol Ann Duffy and John Sampson
Cautionary Tales For Daughters
The Cherry Orchard: Beyond The Truth
Chicken
Chris Ramsey: All Growed Up
The Christians
Cirque Le Roux: The Elephant In The Room
Close Up
Comedy Death
Confessions of a Redheaded Coffee Shop Girl
Crash
Da-Da-Darling
Dead Letter Office
Diane Spencer: Power Tool
Dorian Gray
Dylan Thomas: The Man, The Myth
E15
Eating Seals and Seagulls’ Eggs
Eleanor Tiernan: Don’t Cry For Me Eleanor Tiernan
Every Brilliant Thing
Fake It ‘Til You Make It
Felicity Ward: What If There’s No Toilet?
Fern Brady: People Are Idiots
Fiction
The 56
George Egg: Anarchist Cook
The Girl Who Fell In Love With The Moon
Gomaar Trilogy: Head Over Heels
Goodstock
Goose: Kablamo
Heartlands
The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Family
Holly and Ivy
Homme | Animal
Honest To Godley!
Hooray for All Kinds of Things
How To Keep An Alien
Hula House
The Human Ear
I, Elizabeth
The Invisible Woman
James Dowdeswell’s Perfect Pub
Jess Robinson: The Rise of Mighty Voice
Jessie Cave: I Loved Her
Joe Stilgoe: Songs on Films – The Sequel
Joel Creasey: The Hurricane
La Merda
La Meute (The Wolfpack)
A Life With The Beatles
Loud Poets
Lucy Frederick: In The Wild
Lungs
Matemáticas de lo Jondo Redux
Matt Abbott is Skint & Demoralised
Mel Moon: Sick Girl
ménage
Movin’ Melvin Brown: Me, Ray Charles and Sammy Davis Jr.
Museum After Hours: Friday Fringe Takeover
Nailed It!
Nick Doody: T’ai-Po
Nicole Henriksen: Honeycomb Badgers On Acid
Nina Simone: Soul Sessions
Nish Kumar: Long Word… Long Word… Blah Blah Blah… I’m So Clever
An Oak Tree
Ockham’s Razor
Oh La La! Starring Isabelle Georges
Othello
Paradise: Lost
Patrick Morris: Fairly Premature Bucket List
Pippa Evans: There Are No Guilty Pleasures
Poetry Can F*ck Off
Portraits In Motion
President Obonjo Stole My Identity
The Princess and The Frog
Quiet Violence
RAZ
Rebounding Hail
Reclaiming Vietnam
Revan and Fennell: Fan Club
Rhys James: Remains
Ringside
Rodney Bewes: Whatever Happened To The Likely Lad?
S.E.N
Sarah Franken: Who Keeps Making All These People?
Scaramouche Jones
Scott Bennett: About A Roy
Semi-toned: Game of Tones
Shift/ – A Best of Spoken Word – Exnihilo
Shift/ – A Best of Spoken Word – Hydronomicon
Simon Munnery: And Nothing But
Simon Thacker’s Svara-Kanti
Sing For Your Life
Smoke and Mirrors
So It Goes
Spectretown
Stewart Lee: A Room With A Stew
Submarine
Sunshine On Leith
Sweet Dreams: Songs by Annie Lennox
Taiwan Season: Gaze of the Kavaluan
Thierry Alexandre: Vive La Difference
The Tobolowsky Files
Tom Allen: Both Worlds
Tom Neenan: The Andromeda Paradox
Tomorrow
Tony’s Last Tape
Trans Scripts
Trygve Wakenshaw: Nautilus
The Turn Of The Screw
25 Stories
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
2 Become 1
Under Flat Sky/Edge of Nowhere
Upstairs Downton: The Improvised Episode
Urinetown
Ushers: The Front Of House Musical
Vampires In The Vault
A Ward Winning Storey
What I Learned From Johnny Bevan
Women’s Hour
The Worry Monster
Yianni: Why Did The Chicken Cross The Line?
ZIK’R

Aaron Twitchen: Deadlines and Diets
Abacus
Abigoliah Schamaun: Post-Coital Confessions
Adam Blampied: I Am Mr Childrenman
The Adventures of Nellie Bly
After We Danced
Alien Lullabies: Songs From A Decaying Future
aLOne: Loren O’Brien
Am I Dead Yet?
Antiwords
Back To Blackbrick
Balletronic
Barry Cryer and Ronnie Golden: Old Masters
The Beau Zeaux: An Improvised Comedy
Bec Hill: Caught On Tape
be-dom: The Beat Bang!
Bette Davis Ain’t For Sissies
Beyond Expectations
Beyond Harlem Nocturne: Terry Edwards & Neil Fraser
Blind Man’s Song
Booking Dance Festival
Bortle 8
Boys Who Like To Play With Dolls
Bruce
Calypso Nights: Juan, Two?
Catalpa
Chris Dugdale: Sleightly Dishonest
Citizen Puppet
Danza del Caribe: Itara
Dead Man’s Cell Phone
Dial Medicine For Murder
Dylan’s Daughter
Eat Me! Drink Me! Buy Me!
Edith In The Dark
Elaine Malcolmson: Arrangements
Eleanor Morton: Allotted Mucking Around Time
Eric The Fred
Ernie
The Eulogy of Toby Peach
Figments and Dust
Francesca, Francesca
Freckles and Cuts
Fringe Film Festival
Fully Committed
The Garden
Green Poems for a Blue Planet
Hitch!
The Hogwallops
Hotel Paradiso
I Am
I Am Beast
I Gave Him An Orchid
If I Were Me
Impossible
A Jam-Maker’s Guide To Self-Preservation
James Bran: Invisible Badminton and Other Dreams
Jena Friedman: American C*nt
Jennie Benton Wordsmith
Joby Mageean: Billy No Immune System
John McKeever: Multifarious
Joseph Morpurgo: Soothing Sounds For Baby
Joz Norris: Hey Guys!
Kevin Day: Hairline
The Laramie Project
Lewis Schaffer is Free Until Famous, £5
Liberation
Love Hate Relationship
Lynn Ruth Miller: Get A Grip
Mr Poe’s Legendarium
Mr Susie’s Last Chance Cabaret
Much Further Out Than You Thought
My People
Nina Simone Black Diva Power
One Fine Day
The Outsider
Paul Foot
Perceptual Landscape
Picasso Stole The Mona Lisa
Poker Night Blues
Punk Rock
#Realiti
Ross & Rachel
RUN
Sameena Zehra: Homicidal Pacifist
Sara Hirsch: How Was It For You?
Shit Girlfriend
The Sinister Tales of Doctor Synistra
Some Like It Thea-Skot
Tatterdemalion
Threads
Threesome
The Tiger Who Came To Tea
Titania: A Solo Cabaret
The Titanic Orchestra
Tobias Persson and the Drivel Rights Movement
UKIP! The Musical
What the Dickens!
The Wild Card Kitty Show
Willy’s Bitches
501 Things I Do In My Bedroom

Adrienne Truscott’s A One Trick Pony
African Traditional Acrobatics and Cultural
Alex Williamson: That Guy From The Internet
Beautiful, Terrifying, Love
Beowulf
Cult: A Musical
Daphne Do Edinburgh
Diary of a Shanghai Showgirl
The Everlasting Book Tour: Where Literature, Comedy and Ian Macpherson Collide
The Glorious Damnation of Eddie Small
Iain Stirling: Touchy Feely
Idiot-Syncrasy
International Stud
Jokes About Things
Kirsten MacGregor: Hello Cruel World
Lisa Gornick’s Live Drawing Show
Mark Silcox: No Women Plenty Of Cry (second review)
Mrs Dalloway
Newcastle Brown Male
Passion: A Contemporary Journey To The Cross
Sanctuary
Stockhausen Tierkreis 40th Anniversary
Sy Thomas: Jumper
T-Dance
Tes
Thrones: The Musical
Time Lapse
Yve Blake: Lie Collector

A+E
An Audience With Jimmy Savile
I’m Not Here Right Now

Mark Silcox: No Women Plenty Of Cry (first review)

Previews

Writers’ Picks
Disability at the Fringe
Spotlight on Burlesque

Assembly
C Venues
Gilded Balloon
Greenside
Just Festival
Just The Tonic
Laughing Horse Free Festival
Pleasance
Scottish Storytelling Centre
theSpace
The Stand
Summerhall
Sweet Venues
Traverse Theatre
Underbelly
ZOO Venues

Interviews

Angella Kwon (Korean Season at Assembly)
As Is
Bob Slayer
Caroline Horton
Cornermen
Crusoe
Danish Bagpipe Comedian
Dean Friedman
Eleanor Morton
Garrett Millerick
George Egg
Guy Masterson (Theatre Tours International)
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Family
I, Elizabeth
Jack Rooke
James Dowdeswell
Jena Friedman
Lazy Susan
Loud Poets
Lynn Ruth Miller

Mad Women In My Attic
The Man Called Monkhouse
Mata Hari: Female Spy
Matt McDonagh
Patrick Morris
Promise and Promiscuity
Raz
Rodney Bewes
Rosie Holt
Scarfed For Life
Shift/ – A Best of Spoken Word
Thierry Alexandre
Trigger Happy

Commentary

Marc Lucero: Why I’m Not Coming To Edinburgh
Viv Groskop: When Sorry Does Not Mean Sorry

Fringe First-Timers’ Guide
How To Have A Frugal Fringe
Thoughts on #Cowgateheadgate
Fringe Diary: July
Fringe Diary: June
Fringe Diary: May
Fringe Diary: April

Returning shows previously reviewed

Colin Cloud: Kills
Loud Poets

Janis Joplin: Full Tilt
Juliette Burton: Look At Me
Oog
Poets Against Humanity
White Rabbit, Red Rabbit
YAMA

Bette Davis Ain’t For Sissies
Butterfly
Kevin McMahon: Quantum Magic

Thief