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Aisling McGuire


Aisling is the Head of Learning Support at an independent school and recently graduated with a Masters in Learning and Teaching in the Performing Arts from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. As well as The Wee Review Aisling has also written for Street Soccer Scotland and the Times Educational Supplement and is a dance, theatre and book enthusiast.

Reviews: 185
Other Articles: 12
Underbelly Bristo Square


A witty yet serious social commentary on life in poverty and why it is so difficult to escape.

Edinburgh International Book Festival

Susan Calman

Popular comedian and author takes the audience on a journey of kindness and joy in her latest book.

Underbelly Cowgate

Pickle Jar

Actress and writer, Maddie Rice, delves expertly into the life of a teacher hiding a tragic secret beneath her comic exterior.

Bedlam Theatre


Four monologues comment on societal issues with variable results.

Baillie Gifford Corner Theatre

Ruby Wax

American comedian, actress and author explores the human brain and the importance of mindfulness in her latest book.



A young woman with dogged persistence and determination charts her journey to the world championships.

Assembly George Square Theatre

Djuki Mala

An energetic and educational performance giving a glimpse of Aboriginal culture.

Fruitmarket Gallery

Picasso’s Women

Three of Picasso’s women are portrayed in this informative look at the artist’s ‘colourful’ life.


Good Grief

Nat Harris can spin a yarn but not a joke in this mis-sold ‘stand-up comedy’ show.

Assembly Rooms

Choir of Man

Nine talented young guys entertain a packed ‘pub’ with song, dance and some important messages.

Pleasance Courtyard


Strictly Arts Theatre Company are fully deserving of their standing ovation for this most powerful of plays.