Butterfly Effect Juliette Burton **** You're probably familiar with the butterfly effect - the idea that we are all interlinked, to the extent that if you sneeze in Edinburgh you might provoke early labour for a woman down in Cardiff. I'm paraphrasing, but the close networks we instinctively form as humans, and the interlinked nature … Continue reading Review – Juliette Burton – Butterfly Effect
Edison **** August 4-27(17:45) ZOO Venues Southside As I stood to leave the studio, the man sat next to me gave his succinct review ‘that was pretty cool wasn’t it’. I’m inclined to agree. Edison is a play about inventor Nikola Tesla, and how his talent was suppressed and his ideas nearly extinguished by, inventor … Continue reading Review – Edison
Was it good for you? **** Paradise in the Vault (August 9-12 - 7:25pm) ‘Was it good for you’ is a play about a one night stand. I went into the room feeling like I’d seen many versions of this show before. There are so many sex-comedies at the fringe each year – but this … Continue reading Review – Was it good for you?
Mimi's Suitcase Just Festival (St John's Church) **** Mimi's suitcase, written and performed by Ana Bayat, is a coming-of-age tale which takes us from Iran to Spain and England, using just a scarf, a suitcase, a coat and some wonderfully selected projections. The play is a personal one, and Bayat is at her strongest as … Continue reading Review – Mimi’s Suitcase