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EDINBURGH 2015 - BWW Reviews: STEVE BUGEJA DAY RELEASE, Mash House, August 19 2015EDINBURGH 2015 - BWW Reviews: STEVE BUGEJA DAY RELEASE, Mash House, August 19 2015
by Natalie O'Donoghue - August 20, 2015

Steve recently went to a friend's wedding and on the way had to pick up the bride's Dad who was leaving prison for the first time in 18 years. This is the story of what happened. (more...)
EDINBURGH 2015 - BWW Reviews: THE TOBOLOWSKY FILES, Pleasance Courtyard, August 19 2015EDINBURGH 2015 - BWW Reviews: THE TOBOLOWSKY FILES, Pleasance Courtyard, August 19 2015
by Natalie O'Donoghue - August 20, 2015

Hollywood character actor Stephen Tobolowsky shares some of his hilarious, moving, and profound stories about life, love and the entertainment industry. (more...)
EDINBURGH 2015 - BWW Reviews: WENDY HOOSE, Assembly Rooms, August 19 2015EDINBURGH 2015 - BWW Reviews: WENDY HOOSE, Assembly Rooms, August 19 2015
by Natalie O'Donoghue - August 20, 2015

Laura and Jake just want sex. Late Friday night drunken sex. Nothing more. No strings attached. But getting your leg over is sometimes more difficult than you think. (more...)
EDINBURGH 2015- BWW Reviews: IMPOSSIBLE, Pleasance Dome, August 19 2015EDINBURGH 2015- BWW Reviews: IMPOSSIBLE, Pleasance Dome, August 19 2015
by Natalie O'Donoghue - August 20, 2015

Seances, spirituality, immortality and magic. The true story of the deadly feud between Harry Houdini and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Starring Phill Jupitus as Conan Doyle and Alan Cox as Houdini. (more...)
BWW Reviews: THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME, King's Theatre, Glasgow, August 18 2015BWW Reviews: THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME, King's Theatre, Glasgow, August 18 2015
by Natalie O'Donoghue - August 19, 2015

Christopher, fifteen years old, has an extraordinary brain - exceptional at maths while ill-equipped to interpret everyday life. When he falls under suspicion of killing Mrs Shears' dog, it takes him on a journey that upturns his world… (more...)
EDINBURGH 2015 - BWW Review: JAMES ACASTER: REPRESENT, Pleasance Courtyard, 15 Aug 2015EDINBURGH 2015 - BWW Review: JAMES ACASTER: REPRESENT, Pleasance Courtyard, 15 Aug 2015
by Kevin Sherwin - August 18, 2015

As stand-up comedians go, James Acaster has got to rank among the more unusual. Skulking around the stage like a demented hyena (not that I can claim to have seen one of those), he's almost as entertaining to watch as to listen to. (more...)
EDINBURGH 2015 - BWW Review: LOLLY, Pleasance Courtyard, August 16 2015EDINBURGH 2015 - BWW Review: LOLLY, Pleasance Courtyard, August 16 2015
by Kevin Sherwin - August 18, 2015

A peculiar but undeniably enjoyable fifty minutes awaits in the Pleasance Courtyard's 'That' space at this year's Fringe (more...)
EDINBURGH 2015- BWW Reviews: URINETOWN, Assembly Hall, August 16 2015EDINBURGH 2015- BWW Reviews: URINETOWN, Assembly Hall, August 16 2015
by Natalie O'Donoghue - August 17, 2015

Urinetown is a rampant riot of a show that tells the tale of a town fit to burst. Peeing is a privilege and no relief is rent free, until hero Bobby Strong arrives to start a revolution. (more...)
EDINBURGH 2015 - BWW Reviews: BETTE MIDLER..AND ME, Gilded Balloon, August 15 2015EDINBURGH 2015 - BWW Reviews: BETTE MIDLER..AND ME, Gilded Balloon, August 15 2015
by Natalie O'Donoghue - August 16, 2015

'When I'm on stage - it's a party,' quipped Bette Midler. So join in the fun, and catch Sue's Kelvin's rollercoaster ride through the Divine Miss M's fabulous career. (more...)
EDINBURGH 2015 - BWW Reviews: NEWS REVUE, Pleasance Courtyard, August 15 2015EDINBURGH 2015 - BWW Reviews: NEWS REVUE, Pleasance Courtyard, August 15 2015
by Natalie O'Donoghue - August 16, 2015

Nobody is safe: from Farage to the royal foetus, politicians and celebrities come under fire in a turbo-charged barrage of bladder-threateningly funny songs and sketches brimming with punchlines. (more...)
EDINBURGH 2015 - BWW Reviews: PAUL MERTON'S IMPRO CHUMS, Pleasance Courtyard, August 15 2015EDINBURGH 2015 - BWW Reviews: PAUL MERTON'S IMPRO CHUMS, Pleasance Courtyard, August 15 2015
by Natalie O'Donoghue - August 16, 2015

Paul Merton and his highly acclaimed Impro Chums are wonders of nature. They take audience suggestions and create cascades of fantastic tumbling laughter. The Impro Chums are Paul Merton, Suki Webster, Richard Vranch, Lee Simpson and Mike McShane. (more...)
EDINBURGH 2015 - BWW Reviews: MY BEAUTIFUL BLACK DOG, Underbelly, August 15 2015EDINBURGH 2015 - BWW Reviews: MY BEAUTIFUL BLACK DOG, Underbelly, August 15 2015
by Natalie O'Donoghue - August 16, 2015

This electrifying show challenges the urgent stigma around mental health and encourages the audience to take ownership over their own black dogs, whilst channelling infectious dance moves, swagger-boss costumes and banging tunes! (more...)
EDINBURGH 2015 - BWW Reviews: A POCKETFUL OF GRIMMS, Gilded Balloon, August 15 2015EDINBURGH 2015 - BWW Reviews: A POCKETFUL OF GRIMMS, Gilded Balloon, August 15 2015
by Natalie O'Donoghue - August 16, 2015

Let the storyteller take you to a land of fables and wonder to explore some of the best fairy tales ever told. Find yourself lost in a host of adventures that are weird, dark, funny and fantastical. An exciting new look at some of the most loved and less well known stories collected by the Brothers Grimm. (more...)
EDINBURGH 2015 - BWW Reviews: KEVIN MCMAHON - QUANTUM MAGIC, Gilded Balloon, August 15 2015EDINBURGH 2015 - BWW Reviews: KEVIN MCMAHON - QUANTUM MAGIC, Gilded Balloon, August 15 2015
by Amy Hanson - August 16, 2015

After a TV appearance on Faking It where he learned the magician's craft from the likes of Penn and Teller, Kevin McMahon abandoned his career as a scientific researcher to astound and amaze the public with spellbinding illusions.  Now, his former occupation is making a comeback in his Fringe show Quantum Magic, bringing together magic with maths and physics (more...)
EDINBURGH 2015 - BWW Reviews: WHAT WOULD SPOCK DO?, Gilded Balloon, August 15 2015EDINBURGH 2015 - BWW Reviews: WHAT WOULD SPOCK DO?, Gilded Balloon, August 15 2015
by Amy Hanson - August 16, 2015

You don't have to be enough of a Trekkie to know your Romulans from your Cardassians to enjoy it, as it's a show that will resonate with anyone who has ever had a passionate appreciation for something.  However, for those of us who always wanted to go where no one has gone before, What Would Spock Do? is the only logical show to see at the Fringe this year. (more...)
EDINBURGH 2015 - BWW Reviews: BRENDON BURNS AND COLT CABANA, Stand in the Square, August 14 2015EDINBURGH 2015 - BWW Reviews: BRENDON BURNS AND COLT CABANA, Stand in the Square, August 14 2015
by Amy Hanson - August 15, 2015

The noted Australian comic and celebrated American indie wrestler reunite for another month of snarking at the worst of sports entertainment in the show with the longest and most literal title on the Fringe: Brendon Burns and Colt Cabana Sit in a F*cking Yurt at 11pm and Provide Comedy and Commentary to Bad Wrestling Matches (more...)
EDINBURGH 2015 - BWW Reviews: STEWART FRANCIS: PUN GENT, Assembly Rooms, August 14 2015EDINBURGH 2015 - BWW Reviews: STEWART FRANCIS: PUN GENT, Assembly Rooms, August 14 2015
by Amy Hanson - August 15, 2015

Have you noticed loud groans emanating from the area of the Assembly Rooms this month?   No doubt that's down to the fabulously deadpan Stewart Francis, as seen on Mock the Week and Live at the Apollo, who is bringing his painfully hilarious oneliners and shameless puns to the Fringe in his latest show, Pun Gent. (more...)
EDINBURGH 2015 - BWW Reviews: HEY HEY 16K, Sneaky Pete's, August 13 2015EDINBURGH 2015 - BWW Reviews: HEY HEY 16K, Sneaky Pete's, August 13 2015
by Amy Hanson - August 14, 2015

Aptly introduced by the cast as an hour of 'singing, dancing and titting about', this two man musical comedy takes it name from the viral music video hit of the pre-YouTube era, praising the many virtues of the ZX Spectrum and its ilk. (more...)
EDINBURGH 2015 - BWW Reviews: THE BUMPER BLYTON IMPROVISED ADVENTURE, Laughing Horse @ The Counting House, August 13 2015EDINBURGH 2015 - BWW Reviews: THE BUMPER BLYTON IMPROVISED ADVENTURE, Laughing Horse @ The Counting House, August 13 2015
by Amy Hanson - August 14, 2015

The Bumper Blyton Improvised Adventure uses audience suggestions to inspire an improvised performance in the style of the English pre-war middle class adventures where a group of kids are unable to set foot outside their front door without being drawn into a range of implausible situations, while still getting home in time for tea. (more...)
EDINBURGH 2015 - BWW Reviews: THE LADYBOYS OF BANGKOK, Fountainbridge, August 12 2015EDINBURGH 2015 - BWW Reviews: THE LADYBOYS OF BANGKOK, Fountainbridge, August 12 2015
by Natalie O'Donoghue - August 13, 2015

A new location at Fountainbridge for the hottest, funniest show this side of Bangkok. Beauties and the Beats will take you to a new level of frantic fun, laughter and good times as only the Lady Boys know how to deliver! (more...)
EDINBURGH 2015 - BWW Reviews: UKIP! THE MUSICAL, Space, August 12 2015EDINBURGH 2015 - BWW Reviews: UKIP! THE MUSICAL, Space, August 12 2015
by Natalie O'Donoghue - August 13, 2015

UKIP! The Musical is a rollicking satirical swipe at the most radical political party of our time. Witty and irreverent, this exuberant musical features a host of original songs. (more...)
EDINBURGH 2015 - BWW Reviews: ED GAMBLE: LAWMAN, Canon's Gait, August 12 2015EDINBURGH 2015 - BWW Reviews: ED GAMBLE: LAWMAN, Canon's Gait, August 12 2015
by Natalie O'Donoghue - August 13, 2015

Star of Almost Royal (E4) and the not beard one from the Peacock and Gamble Podcast, Chortle Award-winning Ed Gamble moseys back into town with a brand new stand-up show about why it's hip to be square. He's a prophet, a shaman and a wildly inaccurate blurb writer. (more...)
Photo Flash: BABY LAME: DON'T CALL IT A COMEBACK! Previews at Edinburgh FringePhoto Flash: BABY LAME: DON'T CALL IT A COMEBACK! Previews at Edinburgh Fringe
by BWW News Desk - August 12, 2015

Tuffbroad Productions present BABY LAME: DON'T CALL IT A COMEBACK! in an Edinburgh preview tonight 12th August 2015 at 8.30PM. Leave your inhibitions at the door... SHE'S BACK. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast! (more...)
EDINBURGH 2015 - BWW Reviews: ZANNA, DON'T, C, August 11 2015EDINBURGH 2015 - BWW Reviews: ZANNA, DON'T, C, August 11 2015
by Amy Hanson - August 11, 2015

Zanna, Don't is your typical high school rom com, with a slight twist.  There are all the traditional elements - quarterbacks and queen bees, cliques and crushes - but in the upside-down universe of Zanna, Don't, chess players are sex symbols, musical theatre is super cool, and gay relationships are the norm. (more...)
EDINBURGH 2015 - BWW Reviews: USHERS, Momentum Grand, August 9 2015EDINBURGH 2015 - BWW Reviews: USHERS, Momentum Grand, August 9 2015
by Natalie O'Donoghue - August 10, 2015

Set in a West End theatre, the acclaimed hit new musical comes to Edinburgh! Following the lives of the stagiest people in theatre - the Front of House staff - and portraying the hilarious, ridiculous and frequently moving stories of ice cream sellers who dare to dream… (more...)

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