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5* for Potted Sherlock

ThreeWeeks have just published this fantastic five-star review of Potted Sherlock, Potted Sherlock (Dan and Jeff – Festival Highlights) In this new show Dan and Jeff turn their attention to the entire canon of Sherlock Holmes stories (there are 60, don’t you know, if you count all the short ones as well as the long […]

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Final shows today!

Today’s your last chance to catch one of our shows at Edinburgh Fringe 2014 – we hope you’ve had a great festival!

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5* for Eric & Little Ern

‘Fantastic… the most spot-on impersonations I have ever seen.’ Read the full review at WOWO Edinburgh.

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4* for Potted Sherlock

‘This is a 70 minute madcap romp, executed by a company who have perfected the art of farce’ – Read the full review at Edinburgh Spotlight.

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4* for Outings

‘Must-see… vital theatre’ Read the full review at A Younger Theatre.

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4* for Quentin Crisp from British Theatre Guide

‘A fantastic production, and one which will stay with you long after the curtain call.’ Read the full review here.

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4* Herald review for Siddhartha

‘Very good indeed… ultimately great fun.’ Read the full review from The Herald here.

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4* for Siddhartha

‘An instant crowd pleaser’ – read the full review at The Stage

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4* for Quentin Crisp: Naked Hope

‘Brilliant… excellent’ – read the full collection of superlatives here at The Stage.

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5* for The Only Way Is Downton in The Mirror

‘Downright enjoyable with lots of big laughs’ – read the full review here.

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4* for Quentin Crisp from ScotsGay

‘A wonderful tribute to a wonderful man.’ says ScotsGay – full review here.

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4* for Quentin Crisp from Edinburgh Guide

‘An excellent hour’s entertainment’ according to this review on EdinburghGuide.com

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4* for Julie Burchill: Absolute Cult

‘Roper gives it her all and works with director Mike Bradwell to give the impression of going deliciously and infuriatingly over the top, yet never once losing sight of the drama.’ Read the full review in The Stage.

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4* for Night Bus from Whatsonstage

‘So vivid and arresting’ – Read Michael Coveney’s review here.

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Interview with Outings writer Matt Baldwin

Have a read of this great interview at EQView.

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Yet another 4* review for Siddhartha

‘A stunningly mesmerising spectacle’ – Read the full review at ThreeWeeks.

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4* review for Julie Burchill: Absolute Cult

‘A towering performance by Lizzie Roper’ – read the full review at BroadwayBaby.com.

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Great Spectator review for Julie Burchill: Absolute Cult

‘Lizzie Roper brilliantly traces Burchill’s descent into a drug-addled mess but as her life and career disintegrate, her character seems to rise heavenwards towards a plateau of triumphant self-vindication.’ – Read the full review here.

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Another 4* review for Potted Sherlock

‘A cracking show for kids and grown-ups alike.’ – Read the full review here at BroadwayBaby.com

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4.5* for The Only Way Is Downton

‘For an evening of out and out belly laughs you can’t get any better than this. Kempner is a rare and unique talent.’ Read the full review at The Public Reviews

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5* for The Silence Of Snow

‘This is clear and sharp-eyed characterisation and performance of a very high order, notable even among the many other fine offerings available on the Fringe.’ Read the full review at EdinburghGuide.com.  

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4* for Eric and Little Ern

‘Ian Ashpitel as Wise and Jonty Stephens as Morecambe have got them down to an eerily fine art.’ Read the full review at Broadway Baby.

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4* for Outings from ArtsDesk

‘Sweet, humane and life-affirming’ – read Veronica Lee’s full review here.

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New photos of Potted Sherlock

Check out this gallery of production photos of the sell-out premiere season of Potted Sherlock.

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Another 4* review for Siddhartha

‘You will love it’ – Read the full Broadway Baby review here.

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4* for Siddhartha, The Musical

‘A spectacular show that will leave you beaming as you leave the theatre.’ Read the full Edinburgh Evening News review here.

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4* for Potted Sherlock

‘Great family entertainment’ – read the full review at British Theatre Guide

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‘Punchy, lucid and moving’ – The Guardian on Outings

Ryan Gilbey’s feature in today’s Guardian explores the creation of Outings, and says nice things about the show too. Read it here.

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5* for Potted Sherlock from The List

‘Cultural references come thick and fast – some for the adults, some for the kids, most for all – and, like Sherlock Holmes himself, cleverness and wit triumphs over a seemingly impossible task.’ – Hot on the heels of being named a Top 20 show by The List, Potted Sherlock has a 5 star review […]

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4* for Potted Sherlock

‘This is a cracking family friendly show’ – Read the full review at ThePublicReviews.com here.

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Outings nominated for an Amnesty Freedom of Expression Award 2014

You can read more about this award here.

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The Herald speak to Julie Burchill

Neil Cooper from The Herald spoke to Julie Burchill about Tim Fountain’s new play Absolute Cult. The full interview is here (requires subscription).

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4* review for Quentin Crisp: Naked Hope

‘In both script and performance, Farrelly nails far more than just Crisp’s wit here.‘ – read the full review at Broadway Baby.

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5* for Siddhartha, The Musical

‘The standing ovation given at the end was thoroughly deserved; few musicals in the Festival will have this wide a range of vocal and aesthetic talent on show. A must see.’ – Read the full review at Edfestmag.com

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4* review for Outings

‘An intricately woven tapestry of stories that creates a colourful picture of humanity.’ –  read the full review at Broadway Baby

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5* for Downton from British Theatre Guide

‘This is a real tour-de-force performance, skilfully directed by Owen Lewis, and the capacity audience loved every minute.’ Read the full review here.

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All our Edfringe shows 241 today and tomorrow!

All of our shows are participating in the Fringe 241 ticket promotion on Monday 4th and Tuesday 5th August, so you can see even more shows for even less money both today and tomorrow! Why not use this opportunity to complete the #FHChallenge?

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4* from List for Siddhartha

“Utterly mesmerising. Incredibly enjoyable.” The List loved Siddhartha – read their full review here.

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Outings is impressive, says the Observer

‘At the Gilded Balloon, there was an impressive production inspired by the diver Tom Daley – specifically his decision, last year, to out himself. Outings related dozens of such stories, sourced by Matthew Baldwin and Thomas Hescott, dramatised by Zoe Lyons, Rob Deering, Andrew Doyle and Camille Ucan. When did the interviewees first know? Aged […]

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4* review for Potted Sherlock

‘I would not hesitate to recommend anyone going along… A tremendous performance!’ – Read the full review at One4Review.com

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4* review for Quentin Crisp: Naked Hope

‘Never fails to deliver on witticisms but everything here conspires to make this a success’ – read the full review at The Quotidian Times site.

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Meditation’s all you need

‘Siddhartha really provides a positive experience and message for our time.’ – Check out this interview with Simone Genatt at Edfestmag.com about her latest production Siddhartha, The Musical.

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Outings ‘highly recommended’ by The Guardian

Mark Brown says of Outings in today’s Guardia Festival diary – ‘Highly recommended is Outings at the Gilded Balloon, a show created from coming out stories and inspired by Tom Daley. It covers the whole gamut, from the excruciatingly awkward to the moving and beautiful. There’s an old guy who remembers how his mother vomited […]

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4* review for Julie Burchill: Absolute Cult

‘Lizzie Roper captures Burchill perfectly.’ Check out the full Quotidian Times review here.

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List Interview with Potted Sherlock’s Dan Clarkson

Have a read this great interview about the latest Potted show that appears in the new issue of The List.

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Big Herald feature on Siddhartha, The Musical

Neil Cooper, the theatre critic of The Herald, visited Milan to see a workshop of Siddhartha, The Musical and to meet some of the prisoners involved in the creation of the original production. Read his fascinating full feature here.

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