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Edinburgh International Conference Centre

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Claire Wood

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Claire has a day job in advertising and an unofficial evening-time job haunting the theatres of Scotland. (And further afield, when she can find an excuse.) She's happiest just before curtain up.

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Reviews: 62
Other Articles: 4
Summerhall

All the Lights Are On

Finnish playwright Kaisa Lundan explores how illness can take its toll on loved ones.

Mamababame
Edinburgh International Conference Centre

MamaBabaMe

Starcatchers’ children’s show is touching and tender

Summerhall

Baby Face

A daring take on the infantilisation of women.

Man Down
Venue 13

Man Down

Topical theatre from young Californian company visiting the Fringe for the first time

ZOO Southside

Century Song

A thoughtful, compellingly magnetic piece from Volcano Theatre.

Summerhall

Closed Doors

Part poetry, part rap, part song from the multi-talented Belle Jones.

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Opinion

Fringe pit stops

Feeling peckish round the Fringe? Claire Wood offers some ideas for places to take a pit stop.

Traverse Theatre

Mbuzeni

Koleka Putuma’s play is a piece of joyously vibrant South African theatre

Lauriston Hall

We Come From Far, Far Away

New International Encounter bring inventive, harrowing, and heartbreaking theatre to the Edinburgh International Children’s Festival.

Footloose
King's Theatre

Footloose

Bohemians Lyric Opera’s 80s revival will leave your feet tapping

Fame
Church Hill Theatre

Fame! The Musical

Edinburgh Footlights’ wannabe starlets’ first night lacks polish

Flashdance
Edinburgh Playhouse

Flashdance

Cast reshuffle may take time to gel, but what a feeling!

Tabula Rasa
Traverse Theatre

Tabula Rasa

Beautiful and brilliantly timely exploration of the end of life

Cockpit
Royal Lyceum Theatre

Cockpit

Revived 1948 play errs to melodrama, but offers stunning staging

Assembly George Square Theatre

Jamie Wood: I Am A Tree

Heart-warming soul-searching from the brilliantly, captivatingly, bonkers Jamie Wood

Assembly George Square Studios

Enterprise

A fast-paced bitingly sharp satire of modern day America