The King usurped, the usurper’s friends rejected, and then there’s a war. “It’s basically Macbeth”. Led by the Luden’s Ensemble, the vast world of Alfred Jarry’s Ubu Roi is brought to life through more mediums and techniques than actors alone. From projection and shadow puppetry, to interactive live-streaming and an endless supply of props, you … More [Fringe] ‘Ubu Roi’ & ‘Tommy Tiernan’
Improv. Hypnosis. Action! For the skeptics, the premise of improvisation under hypnosis will already sound dubious, so expectations on the delivery will be low. For the believers, particularly those living in the murky depths of the show’s audience reviews, disappointment seems a guarantee. So the lowdown: Asad Mecci, hypnotist, asks for volunteers to fill the … More [Fringe] ‘Hyprov’ & ‘Debauchery’
Innocent, playful, and just a little bit special. Situated in the Paris de Variete tent, the five-strong Casus Circus are drawn to centre-stage, gathering around a low hanging light like incredibly lean and toned moths to a flame. What follows is a compact hour of dance, physical theatre and circus arts – ground and aerial … More [Fringe] ‘Driftwood’ & ‘Pastor Jambus’
Trippy, right? Behold the dichotomy that is the Scottish summer.Taken before the rush of the Fringe, when we weren’t open and could have the beanbags all to ourselves while Barry White croaks over the foyer.
Month seven is now underway, and Laidig is still a busy-bee. Almost four months to the day, and nearly a year to the day, the two commitments I made to myself is paying off: upping my reaction:response ratio and collecting rejections. While I would have loved to have spent my time doing literally anything else, … More Getting It Done #2