★★★★ Cyber Romance with a Retro Twist 

Abigail Bryant reviews Blackcatfishmuskateer at Summerhall, Edinburgh 21st century romance is fruitful territory for science fiction and general reflection on modern society’s values. Malaprop Theatre have managed to create an original, unique and very stylish play about online dating that stands apart and gives the rom-com genre a thought-provoking […]

★★★★ Unique Puppetry

Jasper Cunningham reviews Bruce at the Underbelly, Edinburgh If you think there is nothing funny about sponges, you’ve probably never seen Bruce. With a Back to the Future-esque plotline this show follows Bruce, the sentient block of foam, through his life. What is by far most impressive is […]

★★★★★ A Dynamic Duo: A Male Tale

Abigail Bryant reviews FAG/STAG at Underbelly, Edinburgh Re-defining masculinity and the notion of the ‘modern man’ has been in public discussion for some time, but rarely does the platonic relationship between gay and straight men get explored and represented in the arts. FAG/STAG provides a refreshing take on […]

★★★ A Puzzling High Tension Piece

Charlotte Pegram reviews Lands at Summerhall, Edinburgh Lands is sparse, both in terms of language and set. Featuring only a trampoline and a 1000 piece jigsaw puzzle, it tackles issues of dependency and isolation in an absurdist form. You have to get used to the sounds of springs crunching up […]