Kevin Ibbotson-Wight

Films & Comedy Editor
Borders-born Edinburgh based worker/ writer/ runner/ sleeper. A good book, a good film, or a good show and I'm a very happy chap.
944 articles

The Witch

[Rating: 5/5] An astonishing debut that drips with foreboding, and welds itself parasitically into the subconscious. A unique and beautifully-crafted film a millions miles from most identikit modern horror.

27 March 2016


Ben Wheatley and J.G Ballard proves a fruitful partnership as the author's cautionary tale of modern living is turned into a beautifully realised retro-futurist nightmare.

7 March 2016

Iphigenia in Splott

Sophie Melville's performance is exceptional in a powerful and emotional modernisation of a Greek classic.

4 March 2016

The Crucible

A blistering and savage new version of Arthur Miller's McCarthy-era masterpiece that takes the breath away.

23 February 2016

The Sunday Night Laugh-In

A packed bill of quality acts is just the ticket for getting over the New Year blues, with a decent mix of new faces and Fringe favourites.

18 January 2016

Dan Clark: Me, My Selfie & I

[Rating: 3/5] Dan Clark is refusing to grow up gracefully in a show that combines the puerile and the poetic to fine effect.

14 November 2015

Sleaford Mods

A furious hour in the company of the lairy, sweary Lincolnshire terrors. The sound of modern punk.

15 October 2015

Edinburgh Soup

Acoustic backdrop to a worthy event, three acts graciously giving up their time for the inaugural evening of Edinburgh Soup.

5 October 2015