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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

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Edinburgh Fringe 2018: Famous Puppet Death Scenes @ Summerhall

This puppet show pretty much does what it says on the tin. It is packed with quirky visual invention and has a few brilliant moments. However, some of the sketches either fall flat or go on for too long. One might also add that it isn't really suitable for children!

Famous Puppet Death Scenes

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