Peter Maddern

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BABY REINDEER – Summerhall – 4.5K

Gripping story and brilliant delivery make for a riveting hour or high quality theatre. 4.5K

WENGERBALL – Assembly – 4K

Wakefield’s voices are excellent, his patter amusing and his commentary about football spot on. His moments as Jose Mourinho are more than worth the price of admission. 4K

CATCHING COMETS – Pleasance Courtyard – 3.5K

Chasing Comets should not to be underestimated as a satisfying way to spend an hour at the Pleasance one afternoon. 3.5K

THE SHARK IS BROKEN – Assembly – 4.5K

Wit as razor sharp as the shark’s, put downs as cold as the sea that supposedly surrounds them, all done nonetheless with a warmth to match a swig of Shaw’s whiskey – 4.5K

FISH BY SHINEHOUSE THEATRE – Summerhall – 4K

For the hearing impaired this work makes for a break from those shows that can provide so many challenges and delivers much more than a token production. 4K

MANUAL CINEMA’S FRANKENSTEIN – Underbelly – 4K

The finished product on the screen is only half the thrill of seeing this production; how it is done is the other. 4K 

COMFORT FOOD CABARET – Imagination Workshop – 4K

Give yourself a break from the usual Edinburgh hurried curries, bashed up burgers or limp lentils and sit back and savour a show that will embrace all your senses, including the beautiful singing voice of mine host and chef Michelle Pearson. 4K

FEMME by ERIN FOWLER – Imagination Workshop – 4K

All Femme’s elements together make for a powerful message and commentary on identity. 4K

NIGHTS BY HENRY NAYLOR – Gilded Balloon Teviot – 4K

Another powerful work from Henry Naylor. 4K

JUDAS – Assembly Blue Room – 4.5K

This production combines both fine writing and performances and should be must seeing for those interested in well developed work around the major political issues of our age. 4.5K