Boat building: Andrew Edwards reviews Tortoise in a Nutshell’s opening performance at Manipulate 2017.
“Horror and grief seep, slither, crawl and loom”: Christine Irvine reviews Tom Wright’s new stage version of Joan Lindsay’s cult novel.
Creativity, imagination and anarchy: Christine Irvine reviews Anthony Neilson’s new version of Lewis Carroll’s classic children’s story.
Give it away: David Ralf reviews Jonny and the Baptists at the Edinburgh Fringe.
Digestive biscuits and acid house: David Ralf reviews In Bed With My Brother at the Edinburgh Fringe.
There’s no use crying: Kate Wyver reviews Ross Dunsmore’s debut play about love and food.
Ending in the present: Chris White reviews Michael Laurence’s take on Beckett at the Edinburgh Fringe.
The sleech and the sounds and the silt: Katherine Kavanagh reviews Matt Regan’s conjuring of Belfast.
Finding your place when the place changes shape: New Yorker Nicole Serratore reviews an exploration of national identity at the Edinburgh International Festival.
The walls that keep us in and the walls that keep us out: Rafaella Marcus reviews Clean Break’s double bill in Edinburgh.
A steampunk, dreamlike fantasia: David Ralf reviews James ThiÃ©rrÃ©e and company at the Edinburgh International Festival.
Everything spoken word should be: Chris White reviews a performance by Emmet Kirwan and Ian Lloyd Anderson.
Becoming un-eggnog-ed: Chris White reviews Mamoru Iriguchi’s experiment with Marlene Dietrich in 4D.
The story machine: DuÅ¡ka RadosavljeviÄ‡ reviews Nassim Soleimanpour’s Blank at Summerhall.
Not getting the party started: Chris White reviews a too tame offering from Not Too Tame in Edinburgh.