Edinburgh Festival Fringe – Lysistrata

  In this very loose, modern adaptation of Aristophanes’ classic comedy ‘Lysistrata’, a fiery young woman takes sex and politics into her own hands. Fed up with austerity – the economic war waged on Greece by the Troika – she drunkenly launches a sex strike and occupies the Acropolis with her friends and the women More...

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By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014
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Edinburgh Festival Fringe – The Match Game

The Match Game follows the tribulations of a group of young singles who enter into a compulsory state-run matchmaking program. Waking up next to a new face each morning, the young Eleanor and David must spend More...

By John Hislop On Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014
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Edinburgh Festival Fringe – The Dogs of War

Assembly George Square Studios, One,   11.45, Running Time: 90mins. Dates:31 July, 2,4,6,8,10,14,16 August. Preview 31 July. Tickets: Preview 31 July £6; 2 & 6-16 August £9; 4 August 2 for 1 £11 A closer More...

By John Hislop On Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014
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Edinburgh Festival Fringe – Bill Clinton Hercules

Assembly George Square Studios, Two, 14:00 Dates: 31 July, 1 – 24 August. Previews 31 July, 1 August. No show Mon 11, 18, 25 August. Tickets: Previews 31 July & 1 August £8; 10 & 11, 16-18, 22-24 & More...

By John Hislop On Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014
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Edinburgh Festival Fringe – The trial of Jane Fonda

Music Room Assembly Hall George Street  30 July – 24 August 2014 @ 4.05PM Jane Fonda’s controversial effort to end the Vietnam War is one of the most divisive stories in American history. Peace activist or More...

By John Hislop On Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014
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Edinburgh Fetival Fringe – Sundown Swing

Venue: St Giles’ Cathedral, Royal Mile  (Venue No.187) Saturday 2nd August  12.15pm to 1pm – free non-ticketed Venue: The Jazz Bar, 1A Chambers Street (Venue No.57)Sunday 3rd August 17.45pm to 19.30pm £5. More...

By John Hislop On Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014
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Edinburgh Festival Fringe – RIPTIDE: The Slasher Musical

Venue: Sweet Grassmarket, International 1        Tickets:  £7.50/£7 Date: 2nd–24th August 2014 (not 11th or 18th).  Time: at 7:40pm (1 hr) 200 blood packs ready for the Edinburgh Fringe With 240 on-stage More...

By John Hislop On Monday, July 21st, 2014
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Edinburgh Festival Fringe – Alexis Dubus, Cars and Girls

Stand V ~ 3.00pm ~ July 31– August 24. not Aug 11 - Winner: Mervyn Stutter’s Spirit Of The Fringe Award, Edinburgh Fringe 2013 UK comedian Alexis Dubus, writer and performer of acclaimed shows “A R*ddy More...

By John Hislop On Monday, July 21st, 2014
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Edinburgh Festival Fringe – The Matchmaker

Venue:  Assembly George Square Studios Three, EH8 9JZ Time:  1500  Running Time: 90 mins Dates: 1st – 25th August. No show Mon 11 or 18 August. Tickets: Previews £9; 2 & 3, 6 & 7, 12-14, 19-21 More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Monday, July 21st, 2014
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Watch out! The Uglies are back!

  Cinderella had a terrible life, right?  And her ugly sisters were to blame – of course!  But have you ever looked at this from the siblings’ point of view? In 2011, The Uglies Do Edinburgh, More...