Second Opinion: Hamlet by Shit-Faced Shakespeare, Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018 ★☆☆☆☆

Let’s be honest here – it’s time for Shit-Faced to buck their ideas up. I know Mike already covered this one delightfully well here but I feel entitled enough to share my own opinion. For this publication, Shit-Faced Shakespeare should be the pinnacle of achievement. I mean, it’s bloody popular enough to be – selling […]

Review: Banging and Screwing, Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018 ★★★☆☆

Megan Juniper, playwright and performer, this year brings us her third consecutive Edinburgh Fringe show, a musical adventure set in an independent and struggling hardware store, exploring the meaning of masculinity in todays society. Leggy Blonde Productions‘ niche is relationships and sexual health, this niche paired with provocative titles results in large and consistent audiences. […]

Review: The St Andrews Revue Presents: Bears!, Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018 ★★★★★

We don’t know if you’ve noticed, but there’s an awful lot of comedy performed at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Like, really quite a lot. Amidst a tidal wave of sketch and stand-up, it can be hard to find the diamonds in the rough, the shows which truly are worth watching. Fortunately, we spoke to the […]

My Edfringe Sign Off: Jake Mace

So my very short but sweet tenure at Edfringe this year has ended. I’m a little disappointed I was only able to make it for a week this year, however it was a fun packed week of debauchery and some brilliant, brilliant shows. As I head off on the turn of my heel to Camden, […]

Review: Cream Tea and Incest, Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018 ★★★★☆

Was any cream tea drunk? Nope. Any incest featured? Sadly not. In spite of this initial disappointment, Cream Tea and Incest, from Perecals Productions, is a wonderfully rollicking good time. The aristocrat Eddie Spangler is in a spot of bother. All he wants are some Rhodesian opium mines and to be with his beloved valet, Jeffrey […]

Review: Hamlet by Shit-Faced Shakespeare, Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018 ★★★★☆

Armed with only a bottle of Death Juice I entered McEwan Hall with high hopes. Having last year watched the companies version of Romeo and Juliet I knew roughly what to expect and could easily justify the £13 ticket. Shit-Faced Shakespeare is a genius and potentially dangerous concept. The idea to get classically trained actors and […]

Review: THRONES! The Musical Parody, Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018 – ★★☆☆☆

When geekdom began to bleed into mainstream culture at the turn of the millennium, the prospect of hard-earned societal validation for extending childhoods beyond their sell-by date was enough to fuel fans into a frenzy. After torturous decades of schoolyard bullying for liking anything beyond football and fucking, the bullied were moving up in the […]

Review: The Dip, Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018 – ★★★★★

11:30pm, it’s a tough spot to fill. For many the “late night” fringe represents a warped section of incredibly strangely titled shows ranging from The Importance of Being Earnest as Performed by Three F*cking Queens and a Duck to Late Night Gimp Fight. Not that there’s anything wrong with Late Night Gimp Fight. Milk and Blood’s The Dip then, a […]