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Max Scratchmann

Max Scratchmann is a well-known British writer and illustrator. His poems and short stories have appeared in many anthologies and magazines, and he runs the Edinburgh performance poetry company, Poetry Circus.

Reviews: 44
Other Articles: 2
Underbelly Circus Hub


Rouge redefines what circus is and should be

Cabaret of Curiosities
theSpace @ Symposium Hall

Cabaret of Curiosities

Tatwood Puppets present marionettery like no other, with a Bohemian score and Czech-style wooden puppets

theSpace on North Bridge

Painted Corners

Tablespoon Theatre’s excellent ensemble teen drama offers beautifully crafted dialogue

Greenside @ Nicolson Square

Admiring La Stupenda

A theatrical tour de force which redefines the possibilities for one-man-shows for all Fringes to come

Assembly Checkpoint

xoxo moongirl

Stunning and explosive mixture of spoken word storytelling and circus skills, physical theatre, illusion and magic

C Venues - C Aquila


Despite some startling images and set pieces there is no discernible narrative, either actual or abstract

Ian McEwan Machines Like Me

Ian McEwan
Machines Like Me

Set in a fictional eighties’ London, McEwan’s often torturous tale winds its tedious way around the moral dilemmas surrounding artificial intelligence.