Tagged: edinburgh

The Shawshank Redemption (Review)

Bill Kenwright’s stage adaptation of The Shawshank Redemption might be touring to celebrate the 21st anniversary of the iconic film, but it is firmly based on Stephen King’s short novel.

The Fringe Five – Colt Cabana

Colt Cabana, an American wrestler who moonlights as a comedian, is fusing his two talents together to create one of the most unique and unpredictable comedy shows at this year’s Fringe. We caught up with him for The Fringe Five to hear all about what audiences can expect…

The Fringe Five – Jon Cozart

He’s attracted over 2 million subscribers on YouTube with his hilarious parody videos about Harry Potter and Disney Princesses (among others) so there’s a huge buzz about Jon Cozart’s debut Fringe Show, Laughter Ever After. Ahead of his  run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival,  we caught up with the online superstar for The Fringe Five…

The Fringe Five – Ro Campbell

He’s supported Kevin Bridges on tour in Australia but it’s now time for comedian Ro Campbell to take centre stage at The Stand Comedy Club in Edinburgh. Ahead of his run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival,  we caught up with Ro as part of our new Fringe Five series…

The Fringe Five – Todd Gordon

He’s impressed everyone from Sir Sean Connery to Sir Michael Parkinson with his stunning voice but Todd Gordon is now hoping to entertain Fringe audiences with a brand-new show that aims to celebrate the centenary of Frank Sinatra.

The Fringe Five – Tobias Persson

From tomorrow, Tobian Persson will take up residency at The Stand 5 & 6 in Edinburgh. Ahead of his Fringe show, we caught up with the comedian as part of our new question and answer series, The Fringe Five…

Top Kids Shows – Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2015

With less than a fortnight to go until The Edinburgh Festival Fringe kicks off, we’ve been trawling the programme to find out which shows you don’t want to miss. First up, here’s our list of Top Shows for Children…

The Songbook of Judy Garland (review)

Throughout her short life, Judy Garland found herself defined in equal parts as one of the most engaging stars the world has ever seen and a cautionary tale of success and all its fallouts. But The Songbook of Judy Garland, a brand new stage show about her life and career, succeeds in shifting the focus firmly back onto her talent.

Rocky Horror Show Review, Edinburgh Playhouse

The Rocky Horror Show may not be nearly as shocking or risqué now as it was considered to be when it first opened in London 40 years ago, but don’t let that fool you into thinking that it isn’t still every bit as wild and fun. From the obscenities being yelled out by the costumed audience to the chaotic madness...

Paloma Faith Review, Edinburgh Usher Hall

In these troubled times of Gagas and Britneys, a girl’s gotta go that extra mile to stand out in the music business. Luckily, Paloma Faith is no shrinking violet and has been proving this time and time again on her current UK tour.

CATS Edinburgh Review

    With its unusual source material and non-generic approach to mainstream musical theatre, CATS should never have been destined to have universal appeal. However, as the fantastic touring cast proved in Edinburgh last night, CATS has actually come to be a shining example of how musicals need not be ‘dumbed down’ with easy-to-follow dialogue for them to be both...

The Lion King Roars On To The Stage

The Disney-obsessed little girls inside of us could barely contain our excitement when we were invited to the exclusive press launch of The Lion King in Edinburgh this week. As if hearing the news that the smash-hit musical was finally set to tour the UK and Ireland wasn’t exciting enough, we were treated to a behind the scenes look at...