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Tag Archives: Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2013

Camden Fringe: War of the Waleses, Tristan Bates Theatre

Part of the Camden Fringe 2013 Sarah Heenan, Alan Maddrell and Andy Marchant Directed by Sarah Heenan ★★★★ Pros: A sharp and clever script, a versatile cast who are able to bring the familiar faces from 90’s Britain to life, insightful commentary on the role of the media in British politics. Cons: None. Perhaps not quite incredible enough for the rare fifth star. Our Verdict: A time capsule of 90’s Britain which, as well being highly entertaining, also delivers a ...

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Camden Fringe Audience Feedback: Very Still and Hard to See

Average Audience Rating: ★★★★★ Everything Theatre Rating: ★★★ Read our Review! Until 4th August at the Etcetera Theatre12-24th August at the Greenside Theatre, Edinburgh Book tickets for Camden Book tickets for Edinburgh  Andrea Mann, London – ★★★★★ “Utterly terrifying. (In a good way. It was supposed to be.) Brilliant performances in a play which will leave you with goosebumps. Loved it.” Sue Blundell, London – ★★★★ “I thought this was a tremendous production, with excellent acting and a great use of ...

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Don Quijote, Battersea Arts Centre

Miguel de Cervantes Tom Frankland and Keir Cooper in association with Último Comboio ★★ Pros: An original, daring and creative approach to exploring this classic novel. Cons: It’s a bit chaotic in its execution, and the story of Don Quijote is never clearly outlined. Our Verdict: Despite some nice moments, there is just too much happening in this hour-long show. Courtesy of EdFringe.com Don’t be misled by the title. This is far from a stage version of the famous Spanish ...

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Camden Fringe Audience Feedback: Is Monogamy Dead?

Average Audience Rating: ★★★★★Everything Theatre Rating: ★★★★ Read our review! Until 29th July at the Camden HeadUntil 25th August at the Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh Fringe Festival Book tickets for Edinburgh Liz Ferris, London – ★★★★★ “After seeing this show highlighted as one to watch at the Camden Fringe on View website, I decided to go along to ‘Is Monoagamy Dead?’. I couldn’t be more glad I did. From the moment Rosie started the show, cracking a joke about showbiz dreams being shattered ...

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Our Friends, The Enemy, Theatre 503

Alex GwytherDirected by Tom O’Brien★★★★ Pros: A strong performance and script from Gwyther, even-handed direction from O’Brien, and a timeless, deeply human message. Cons: The diffusion of narrative focus devalues the stories of the two characters who underpin the text; several passages come close to being a cliché and the mild allusions to the architects of war might have carried more venom. Our Verdict: A combative one-man piece with a lot to offer. Our Friends, The Enemy enjoyed a successful run ...

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