Reviews

Edinburgh fringe review: Post-Mortem by Iskandar Sharazuddin

Heartbeats: Louise Jones writes on an intimate physical theatre dissection of a break up.

23 August

Features

A stinky and rainy (but actually really fun) kids’ fringe adventure

A dialogue review of Edinburgh fringe's sights, shows and smells by Joakim (aged five) and Katarina (aged three-and-a-half).

14 August


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Edinburgh fringe review: Collapsible by Margaret Perry

What word best describes you? Here's Francesca Peschier's interactive response to a one woman show about identity and loneliness.

22 August

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Edinburgh fringe review: A Table Tennis Play by Walrus

Playing ball: Tom Moyser writes on the tense emotional back and forth of Sam Steiner's superb new play.

22 August

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EIF review: Eugene Onegin, directed by Barrie Kosky

Flawed heroics: Crystal Bennes writes on a conventional staging of Tchaikovsky's Pushkin-inspired opera.

21 August

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Edinburgh fringe review: Citizens of Nowhere by Ming Ho

Securely knotted: Ava Wong Davies writes on Ming Ho's intricate, site-specific exploration of British-Chinese identity.

21 August

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Exeunt recommends: Edinburgh Fringe highlights so far

Exeunt is proudly flying the flag for longform criticism at the fringe. Too busy to read it all? Here's a handy digest of the shows our writers love.

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Are theatre’s schemes and awards deterring a new generation of talent?

Emerging directors leap through ever-shifting hoops for a chance to work at the UK's biggest theatres. Holly Williams asks: is the system working?

Alice Saville

A Helter Skelter Ride Through Latitude

Alice Saville sorts the (pink) sheep from the GOATs in her write-up of 2019's frenetic Latitude festival.

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Exeunt’s 2019 Edinburgh Fringe Picks

Spreadsheets at the ready: Exeunt's fringe recommendations are here, thoughtfully themed for your reading pleasure.

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Edinburgh fringe review: SWIM at Pleasance Courtyard

Floating away: Ava Wong Davies writes on a lukewarm devised piece about grief and wild swimming.

20 August

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Edinburgh fringe review: Islander

Tom Moyser writes on an "exceptionally, disarmingly gentle" musical set on a tiny Scottish island.

20 August

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Edinburgh fringe review: The Canary and the Crow by Daniel Ward

"A strange and difficult sting": Nicole Serratore writes on Daniel Ward's gig-theatre story of racism and dislocation at a private school.

20 August

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Edinburgh fringe review: Civilisation by Jaz Woodcock-Stewart with Morgann Runacre-Temple

A day in the life: Ben Kulvichit writes on Antler's fusion of theatrical naturalism and contemporary dance.

20 August


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