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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: 55
Other Articles: 2
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.

Jane Weaver
Pleasance Courtyard

Jane Weaver

Multi-layered musical production let down by dull visuals and duller stage presence

Gilded Balloon Teviot

Skin Deep

An exuberant cast ooze body positivity in this entertaining production.

Visual Short Stories
Institut francais d'Ecosse

Visual Short Stories

Rocher and Liermann must be some of the most talented physical comedians at this year’s Fringe but editing is needed

Dance Base

This Is The Title

This is a ‘notebook’ piece that should perhaps have been kept for Ima Iduozee’s own personal workshop.

Hill Street Theatre


There is talent here – lots of it – but the show lacks direction.

Dance Base

Taiwan Season: Bon 4 Bon

The Chang brothers herald a bright new future for dance at the Fringe with their innovative and highly entertaining performance.

Rosie Garland

Rosie Garland

Multi-faceted performer talks about what makes her tick ahead of a range of Fringe dates.