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The B*easts

Engaging one-woman play that isn’t afraid to challenge attitudes towards women’s bodies

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Gilded Balloon @ Rose Theatre

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Funny yet moving ode to the good old days of the cinema

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To Be Me
Dance Base

To Be Me

Contemporary dance appears understated when set to Tempest’s blistering prose

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Dance Base

Lear

A supreme marriage of Shakespeare and modern dance

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Greenside @ Infirmary Street

Dark Matter

A puppet show with an important subject matter.

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Underbelly Med Quad

Nick Cody: On Fire

Australia’s acclaimed & bearded funny man is back, and as cynical as ever.

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Pleasance Courtyard

Not I

Jess Thom interprets Samuel Beckett’s most obscure play in her own unique way.

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Martin Mor
Laughing Horse @ Cabaret Voltaire

Martin Mor: All The Best

Mor substitutes bonhomie and the occasional slur for a conventional set

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The Ties That Bind
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The Ties That Bind

University-commissioned theatre piece explores the heart-wrenching effects of early onset dementia

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Scottish Storytelling Centre

Fairich: Live

Beautiful and moving ballads set to serene visuals of Scottish scenery.

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Assembly Roxy

Fauna

A brilliant contemporary circus piece that draws you in to a different world with impressive physical skills and a beautiful soundtrack.

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Summerhall

Julie Byrne

A distinctive and haunting voice that delights the audience at Summerhall.

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XFRMR

Robbie Thomson presents an electric and kinetic sculpture performance.

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Features

Interview

Modern Maori Quartet

The Fringe may be over, but the Social Bitches are still dining out – taking the Modern Maori Quartet to Chaophraya.

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The Cast of Gypsy Queen

The Social Bitches dine with actors Rob Ward & Ryan Clayton at Otro, one of Edinburgh’s best Restaurants.

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Gary Lamont

The Social Bitches dine at Ishka with “that gay hairdresser off the telly!”

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Tom Allen

Comedian Tom Allen dines with the Social Bitches, and discovers Rollo’s crispy pork samosas are fabulous beyond belief.

Bilal Zafar
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Bilal Zafar

Comedian Bilal Zafar chats to Emma Lawson about his sophomore show

Liam Withnail
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Liam Withnail

“Throw something together and hope it sticks.” Comedian explains the delicate creative process.

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Opinion

Beauty

Writer and director of a new play by Edinburgh Graduate Theatre Group explains how labels can stick

Chris Cook
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Chris Cook

Magician returns to the Fringe for a fourth time with more tricks up his sleeve.