4.5⭐ · Fringe Reviews 2017 · Reviews · Theatre Reviews

REVIEW: ‘Best Play Ever’ by Delicious Theatre

4.5 Stars

Perhaps a bit of an audacious choice in name but Best Play Ever certainly does its best to live up to it.

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4.5⭐ · Fringe Reviews 2017 · Reviews · Theatre Reviews

REVIEW: ‘#Instalove’ by Catherine Duquette

4.5 Stars

I’ve described a lot of shows at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe as “unique”. It might seem that using the word so often devalues and diminishes the meaning but that’s not the case. The fact is that every particularly “unique” show I have seen has been unique in it’s own…well…unique manner.

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4.5⭐ · Fringe Reviews 2017 · Reviews · Theatre Reviews

REVIEW: ‘Maklena’ by Cambridge University Amateur Dramatic Club

4.5 Stars

I’ve always intentionally avoided anything by Cambridge theatre groups. I may be myself a bit of a snob but I conversely have always had an inverted snobbery towards the more elite institutions such as Oxford or Cambridge. Being painfully Lower-Middle Class as I am at least allows me to look down in both directions.

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4.5⭐ · Fringe Reviews 2017 · Reviews · Theatre Reviews

REVIEW: ‘Party’ by Ball Pit Theatre

4.5 Stars

This was a show I opted to see on a whim. I’d been leafing through flyers that morning, and noticed this show was finishing the same day. Given that all the other flyers I had were for shows that with longer runs, I thought ‘why not?’ and hurried off to get my ticket. (The fact that I thought the girl on the flyer was cute has nothing to do with it despite what some people might try to insinuate).

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4.5⭐ · Fringe Reviews 2017 · Reviews · Theatre Reviews

REVIEW: ‘Buried: A New Musical’ by Colla Voce Theatre.

4 Stars

Going to see an original musical at the Edinburgh Fringe is always a bit of a coin-toss. As a genre and an art-form, it’s a difficult thing to get right. In this instance, it comes down firmly on the side of fantastic. One thing that often makes a new musical work is a unique and original concept to build around. Buried certainly has that; and utilises it brilliantly.

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