[Fringe] ‘Ubu Roi’ & ‘Tommy Tiernan’

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…

[Fringe] ‘Hyprov’ & ‘Debauchery’

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…

[Fringe] ‘Driftwood’ & ‘Pastor Jambus’

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…

Concrete Division

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.

Getting It Done #2

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,…