Focusing on ‘Britain’s barbarous empire’ and its various tentacles, this is a wide ranging dive into the world of historical fiction.
A fascinating exploration of emotion, and how it shapes our past and present.
The closing act to Edinburgh’s Magicfest proves a delight in six acts.
We caught up with Monstrous Regiment to chat books, bisexuality and brilliant puns.
Globe trotting on a wonderfully small scale – we catch up with Patrick Barkham to discuss his latest book, Islander.
A celebration of the huge variety of animation in music videos
Scottish Ballet return with their acclaimed retelling of a festive favourite.
A visually stunning performance, let down by an underdeveloped concept.
A stunning adaptation of a dark, meaty slice of Dickens.
The first Fringe outing of the all-new female Handlebards is a triumph.
A gorgeous setting and lovingly executed, this is a show slightly limited by its own premise.
The Iron Lady returns to rule Saturday night.
A one of a kind Shakespearian farce
A dashing tale of intrigue, adventure and secrets, effectively adapted.
A consistently funny performance, from a master of the craft
An entertaining mash-up of The Invisible Man meets 40s noir drama.
One of the best modern interpretations of Shakespeare returns to the Fringe with double the fun.
A fun and very physical adaptation from the renowned French writer.
A charming idea, let down by poor production choices and an indistinct narrative.
An improvised hour of hilarious suspicion, improbable weapons and raucous laughter.
A bold experiment from a dancer at the top of her game.
A glorious riot of dance, music and pure joy, occasionally marred by too loud sound mixing.
Celebrating a quarter century at the Fringe, C venues remains fresh and exciting.
Always one of Edinburgh’s most intriguing year-round festivals, Summerhall boasts a programme full of the dark twists and turns of humanity