Kirsty McGrory

Fringe Sub-Editor
Kirsty McGrory is a writer based in Edinburgh. She graduated from the University of Edinburgh with a degree in English Literature in 2008. Her niche obsessions include, but are not limited to: 1970s cinema; 17th century Scottish witch trials; The Fall (band, season, damned Lapsarian state); true crime podcasts; Victoria Woodhull; former Greek finance minister, Yanis Varoufakus; gratuitous listing; The Oxford comma, and inappropriately emotive trip advisor reviews.
55 articles


Film maestro's latest offering is disappointingly muddled and uncomfortable.

19 April 2019

Sleeping Beauty

Colette Garrigan delivers inventive puppetry and a lively performance to bring novelty to a working class tale as old as time

11 February 2019

The Favourite

Irreverent and anachronistic period comedy is a wickedly enjoyable romp

6 January 2019


Cuaron's depiction of Mexico City in the 70s is a masterclass in film-making.

17 December 2018

Wendy and Peter Pan

Hickson's adaptation of J.M. Barrie's classic tale is a glittering spectacle that is full of heart.

9 December 2018