Max Scratchmann

Max Scratchmann is a well-known British writer and illustrator. His poems and short stories have appeared in many anthologies and magazines, and he runs the Edinburgh performance poetry company, Poetry Circus.
57 articles

Admiring La Stupenda

A theatrical tour de force which redefines the possibilities for one-man-shows for all Fringes to come

9 August 2019

Havana After Dark

Sloppy production values make a disappointing dance show

9 August 2019

xoxo moongirl

Stunning and explosive mixture of spoken word storytelling and circus skills, physical theatre, illusion and magic

7 August 2019


Despite some startling images and set pieces there is no discernible narrative, either actual or abstract

6 August 2019

Ian McEwan

Machines Like Me

Set in a fictional eighties’ London, McEwan's often torturous tale winds its tedious way around the moral dilemmas surrounding artificial intelligence.

31 May 2019