Queer mermaids rebel against typical folk tale endings.
Resisting oppression through daily rituals and modern witchcraft.
Debut about two teenage sisters surviving in the Galloway forest shows new sensitive writing talent.
Inspired by #MeToo, Jenny Lindsay uses storytelling and poetry to blast through the plethora of debates in modern feminism.
New feminist publisher’s anthology of personal essays makes a shrewd, entertaining, and educational response to bi-erasure.
Immersive theatre and audience interaction delves into some of the UK legal system’s shortcomings.
Flint and Pitch kick off their second season by celebrating poets integral to its founding.
Two esteemed poets use humour and frank writing to reimagine romance, pop culture, and politics.
Four poets show the diversity, both in background and style, of women in the spoken word scene.
Storytelling and a vinyl collection show music’s nostalgic and communal effects.
Hip hop adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s classic tackles the housing crisis, migration, and survival on the streets.
Political poetry challenges preconceptions about the Brexit vote and refugees fleeing to Europe.
Hopeful coming-of-age story that addresses female sexuality, queer culture, and anxiety.
Absurd satire is let down by poor blocking and ambitious cast size.
A young British Pakistani struggles to reconcile his sexuality with his Muslim faith.
Multimedia performance shows the parallels between Jihadi extremists and internet trolls.
An intimate rallying cry for all artists to come together and demand fair pay.
A true story from the centre of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict celebrates the subversive power of theatre.
Uplifting and complicated story about genderqueer teenager falling in love for the first time.
Zinnie Harris raises questions about individuality in this restaging of Caryl Churchill’s investigation into genetics.
Heartwarming stage adaptation shows Meera Syal’s coming-of-age novel still has political relevance today.
Revival of Zinnie Harris’s play shows promise but is overstretched by ambitious production elements.
Therapeutic storytelling bridges the gap between sufferers of mental illness and an audience wanting to learn more.
Edinburgh Student Arts Festival tackles myriad of social issues facing our world in ambitious exhibition.