Hey there, it's just the usual obligatory message to inform you that this site uses cookies. Click here to find out more about our privacy policy or alternatively click the X on the top-right if you would rather just get on with the movie reviewing fun.

Frank Sidebottom The Home of the Retrospective


Alas, poor Yorick, I knew him well! Live stage shows in Central Scotland, be they Shakespeare or avant-garde.

Edinburgh Fringe 2018: The Turn of the Screw @ Underbelly

Box Tale Soup’s adaptation of Henry James’ 1898 horror novella features a compellingly theatrical performance by Antonia Christophers as well as several creepy, life-size puppets. It's a gripping and well-coordinated production which offers plenty of old-fashioned melodramatic entertainment.

Box Tale Soup's adaptation of The Turn of the Screw

Click here to read article

Edinburgh Fringe 2018: Lost in Thought @ Underbelly

Kerry Fitzgerald plays a young woman afflicted with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder who has an anxiety attack in a restaurant toilet. This play, based on writer Lucy Danser's own experiences with the condition, is eye-openingly believable but doesn't forget to be entertaining.

Kelly Fitzgerald in Lost in Thought

Click here to read article

Edinburgh Fringe 2018: Buried: A New Musical @ Underbelly

This musical black comedy about a love affair between two serial killers is as hilariously twisted as you might expect - but also surprisingly charming and poignant. Lindsay Manion and Sebastian Belli are believable as the central couple who share psychopathy in common.

Buried: The Musical

Click here to read article

Edinburgh Fringe 2017: Losers @ Underbelly

This caustic satire on reality and talent shows isn't for the squeamish, but is undeniably well-pitched.

The four contestants are Losers, at Underbelly for Edinburgh Fringe 2017

Click here to read article

More theatre