Hedda Gabler, National Theatre 2017. Photo Jan Versweyveld
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Hedda Gabler

The hype of National Theatre’s production of Ibsen’s famous play, Hedda Gabler, is very much deserved. Newly married Hedda is already bored. Her academic husband has not received the promotion he expecte...
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Lorca: Amor En El Jardin

On a moonlit evening in a symbolic garden of shadows, rosebushes and chirping crickets, the audience is spellbound in a performance of Lorca: Amor en el Jardin. One of Lorca’s earlier works, El Amor de Don...
Dalloway
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Dalloway

Whether familiar or not with Woolf’s 1928 Modernist novel Mrs Dalloway, this adaptation will not fail to delight. The Great War is over and the socialite Clarissa prepares a party, shrilly reminding guests...
Unprescribed
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Unprescribed

The Sun Apparatus Theatre Company presents Unprescribed, perhaps one of the weirdest performances at the Fringe but also one of the most inventive. Unprescribed invites the audience to The Centre to observe ...
The Curing Room
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The Curing Room

Based on true events, The Curing Room is a compelling portrayal of human desperation. Its Spring 1944 and seven Soviet soldiers have been captured and imprisoned by the Nazis. The stage is their prison – t...
The Improverts
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The Improverts

Go and see The Improverts whose vitality is still blazing as they celebrate their 25th Fringe festival.The Improverts consists of lots of different games (played by five players per night) completely improvised...
The Dispute
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The Dispute

In an attempt to discover which gender was unfaithful first, The Dispute is an experiment re-creating the Garden of Eden. Four teenagers have been locked away in solitude, and today – on day 6570 – they wil...
The Duchess of Malfi
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The Duchess of Malfi

UCLU Runaground presents John Webster’s Jacobean tragedyThe Duchess of Malfi at the Edinburgh Fringe. Set in Italy in the early 17th century, the recently widowed Duchess is denied re-marriage to Antonio d...
The Lift
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The Lift

The Edinburgh University Theatre Company brings The Lift to the Fringe this year, with the promise of an “adventure no psychologist can erase”. The performance follows the happenings inside a faulty lift...