Icelandic debut about immigration and charity is a strong character piece but still feels lacking.
Gwen’s unwillingness to fully commit to its horror or drama results in a disappointing end product.
A concept with potential for biting satire is too reliant on unfunny and outdated humour
Théâtre de Romette crafts a deeply playful and accessible story through its simple premise and imaginative performance.
Theater Artemis’ use of puppetry and mime helps to create a charming show suitable for all ages.
A powerful piece on the terrorism experienced by children that engages with its young audience.
Now in its eighth year, Summerhall once again promises a verisimilitude of visual arts, music, and theatre projects for the 2019 Edinburgh Fringe.
Surrogate Productions’ UK premiere of Jon Fosse’s play is an admirable translation that suffers in its execution.
An unsuccessful attempt at parody and subversion.
A terrifyingly claustrophobic experience that highlights the talents of a freshman director
Directorial debut slips into cliche despite the strength of its cast and background elements.
A myriad of short films highlighting the horrors of familial relationships.
An excellent adaptation of a classic film that is hilarious, heartbreaking and all too relevant.
Timely and necessary documentary about determination and female empowerment.
Visually stunning, albeit shallow, portrayal of denial and isolation primarily carried by the strength of its star.
A lack-lustre portrayal of disenfranchisement and teenage angst that only serves as a platform for Green Day’s music.
Powerful musical stuns audience with heart-warming tale of friendship and tolerance.
Bland film with a strong central performance that adds little to the legacy of Lizzie Borden.
Redford’s swansong is an excellent send-off and look back at the actor’s venerable career.
Although Theatre Paradok deliver a strong performance, they fail to make the societal statements they set out to.
Excellent performances are hindered by numerous technical issues.
German youth theatre gives admirable performance at Chrysalis festival.
Sleek 70’s crime-comedy is simultaneously a powerful critique on modern America.
Texan lyricist’s rock-inspired album highlights the versatility of herself and Americana.