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Opinion - When you make a Brexit gag at the Fringe, the audience no longer laughs – what has happened to our sense of humour? | The Independent

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This is an interesting article from the Independent and the comments are worth a view too. The author reports that since his return after two weeks performing at the… 256 more words

Politics

Painting the town red

Copyright Debbie Smyth, 20 August 2017

Posted as part of  My Sunday Photo

Edinburgh

Confessions of an Edinburgh festival avoider

“What do you mean you’ve never been to the Edinburgh Festival? You must go, you’d love it”

Yeap, it’s that time of year where I hear variations of the above ad nauseam. 573 more words

Theatre

"You can say much more interesting things about a scar, than you can about a wound": Interview with Selina Thompson

Selina Thompson kindly agreed to meet and talk with me in July 2017 in the run up to performances of Salt in Brighton, London and Edinburgh.  8,092 more words

Performance

Edinburgh Festival Day Ten.

Only three shows today, Friday 11 August…

The Man on the Moor, written and performed by Max Dickins is a fascinating back projection of drama onto reality. 302 more words

Music

Edinburgh Festival Day Nine.

Five shows on Thursday 10 August, only one of which I’ll politely skim over (“it’s not me, it’s definitely you.”)
Impromptu Shakespeare by the company of that name was about half way through an eleven show run and was a polished performance on the premise of the actors improvising a performance based on suggestions from the audience of Shakespearian events, objects or tropes. 227 more words

Music