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Svetlana

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Robert Peacock

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Robert is the Managing Editor of The Wee Review and has been writing for the site since early 2014. Previously, he was manager of the Yorkshire arts website, digyorkshire. He pays bills by working for a palliative care charity and lives in Edinburgh.

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Iain FM Smith
PQA Venues @ Riddle's Court

My Finest Hour

Mild-mannered tales from a Gloucestershire childhood pay tribute in part to a war hero grandad

Assembly George Square Studios

Svetlana

Raucous comedy thriller with a new kind of heroine

Boxed In
Pleasance Pop-Up: Dynamic Earth

Swallows

Eco-play is harder to appreciate than the eco-venue in which it’s housed

Ruby In The Rough
Greenside @ Infirmary Street

Ruby in the Rough

French indie-pop band come out on top despite odd environment

ZOO Playground

Chagos 1971

Government farce set during+ a shameful episode in Britain’s colonial history

The George Hotel

Myra

Serial killer remains unfathomable in emotionally-acted solo piece

Mallets
theSpace @ Surgeon's Hall

Mallets

Modern-day sex comedy set around a croquet lawn proves remarkably successful

Tough Yolk
Greenside @ Infirmary Street

Consumers

Impressive student clowning on a theme of over-consumption

Interview

Gretel Brice

One woman is at the Fringe to turn her cancer story into a creative legacy for her children

Losing My Mindfulness
Laughing Horse @ Cabaret Voltaire

Losing My Mindfulness

Mindfulness instructor breaks down under the pressures of a coercive relationship in Katie Jane McLeod’s comedy theatre piece

Lorraine Emancipation
PQA Venues @ Riddle's Court

Emancipation

Woman with a deep voice turns her experience into laughter-filled sketches