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HiddleHamlet is at hand. Come September, Hollywood’s very own Tom Hiddleston will take on the Dane as directed by Kenneth Branagh in a fundraiser...

Natasha Tripney Don’t Miss Circa: Humans – Underbelly Circus Hub A celebration of the possibility of the body, Australian circus company Circa’s new show is an astonishing...

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There are, as anyone looking at a poster for an Edinburgh show this year will know, more critics than ever. In the Hamlet cartoon...

As a freelancer, it is very difficult to know when you’re taking on too much work. When you are your own boss, nobody is...

What has happened at Summerhall? During my nine-day stint at Edinburgh this year more than half the shows I saw were somewhere in the...

It looks like a Yael Farber production. It sounds like one too. It evens smells like one, all earthy and damp. And it features...

Lisa Palfrey has pulled out of performances of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof after undergoing an emergency appendectomy. The actor was playing Big Mama...

Cyprus Avenue, David Ireland’s play exploring sectarianism in Northern Ireland, has won the £10,000 James Tait Black Prize for Drama. The play premiered at Dublin’s...

Getrude Vimbayi Munhamo and Dalma Chiwereva of Zimbabwe’s Rooftop Promotions tell Nick Awde about performing a show for the first time at the Edinburgh...

1. Believe in the piece There’s probably not much worse than having to get your kit off in a show that you don’t believe in. Luckily...

My play Americana Absurdum, which ran in Edinburgh in 2000, won a Fringe First, and then went to the Menier Chocolate Factory in London....

It’s a quiet night in. I’ve been allowed to have control of the television remote to indulge my secret passion: the ITV whodunnit. A group...

Kiwi physical comedians Trygve Wakenshaw and Barnie Duncan welcome you to Rucks's World of Leather Interiors ("Imagine a room made of skin"), a humdrum...

Andrew Buckland gives new life and an extra level of comedy to William Harding's adaptation of Chekhov's On the Harmful Effects of Tobacco, with...
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