Readings from two new collections open an intriguing conversation about writing and language
Berlant’s comedy is impressive, but easier to admire than to love
Elise will leave you eager to find out more about its neglected heroine
Unique anecdotes and thoughtful reflections make for a memorable hour of comedy.
Ward doesn’t falter in a family-themed hour of comedy
Actors Susie Scott and Chloe Darke are ingenious sea lion impersonators.
Not for the easily shocked, but Burch is charismatic and hilarious
Contemporary dance appears understated when set to Tempest’s blistering prose
A carefully constructed show turns urgent and upsetting
Sensitive and self-aware portrait of a queer interracial relationship
Charming lecture about Dürer is amusing as well as informative
Comedian Bilal Zafar chats to Emma Lawson about his sophomore show
Dark play about a teenager’s obsessions made unforgettable by its vivid protagonist
Young comedian gives a refreshingly honest performance.
Maguire is at her funniest when talking about herself and the Irish Taoiseach
Ward’s assured stage presence and thoughtful material make her show a joy to watch
Produced by appropriately-named FERAL, this is a captivating production about wildness and need
This highlight of the Free Fringe mixes the topics of Islamophobia, Twitter and baking.
Young comedian presents a chaotic hour of sketches and songs at Pleasance
An entertaining choice for children, even if Kerr’s magically surreal atmosphere doesn’t translate to the stage.
An effective tribute to the fascinating 19th century journalist, Nellie Bly.
A creative and charming look at mental illness and the power of the imagination.
Sheep Theatre present a well-executed hour of oral storytelling.
The setting is perfect, but this re-interpretation tries too hard to be contemporary.