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Tamarin Fountain


Freelance writer.. comedy lover and reviewer.. singer and improv comedy performer. Keen on all things immersive. Based in Edinburgh.

Reviews: 75
Other Articles: 2
Edinburgh Filmhouse


Humbling documentary film echoes society’s global disease

The George Hotel

The Dots

Slick and innovative feelgood comedy cabaret with intentional chaos and fantastic vocals



Unique, innovative and utterly unnerving, but lacks some substance in the script

Underbelly Cowgate


Illogical, confusing script saved by nuanced naturalistic acting

Pleasance Courtyard

John Robins: Hot Shame

Crafted original storytelling explores the everyday anxieties and neuroticism of this millennial man

Edinburgh Filmhouse


A lone sailor encounters a sinking trawler, making her accept she’s more alone than she thought.

Edinburgh Filmhouse

Stan & Ollie

Coogan and Reilly’s relationship lacks chemistry till the final half hour, in an otherwise amusing and well acted piece.

Edinburgh Filmhouse


A well-rounded piece on sexuality and repression in the confines of an orthodox community.

King's Theatre

Beauty and the Beast

Stott and Stewart smash it yet again in this year’s panto offering from the King’s Theatre.

King's Theatre

Vulcan 7

Adrian Edmondson brings some laughs to what is otherwise a dull piece.

Traverse Theatre

The Lottery Ticket

Nebli Basani shines in this funny and enlightening piece exploring the realities of asylum and EU migration.

Outside In
Traverse Theatre

Outside In

Hilarious modern Scottish farce makes for perfect lunchtime theatre

Festival Theatre

This House

James Graham’s critically acclaimed drama-comedy comes to the Festival Theatre filled with political satire and contemporary parallels.

Edinburgh Filmhouse

Lady Bird

A warming story of teenage angst and discovery, beautifully told.

Edinburgh Filmhouse

The Post

Spielberg, Hanks and Streep unite in this important story of poisonous presidential lies.