Review: Dogs

September 13th, 2012

Project Arts Centre Upstairs Emma Martin’s new work illuminates those instincts in humans which draw us closer to the animal kingdom, moments of explosion which transforms emotional lyricism into ferocious anger, a gathering of individuals into a mob, a cultured salon into a pit of rage and back again. Her company of six expressive dancers [...]

Review: Briefs

September 13th, 2012

Meeting House Square There are, if I’m honest, few shows in the Fringe I’d risk recommending to my mother: I didn’t expect Briefs to be the exception. Yes, there is an act that rivals – nay, surpasses – that scene from The Crying Game, but at the heart of it, this “bunch of carnies and [...]

Like the cut of the Fringe? Here’s an Absolut must-see selection

September 7th, 2012

The Absolut Fringe festival is almost upon us, and you have until Wednesday to take advantage of early bird ticket prices – and do try to buy them early, as it puts money in the bank for performers and producers, and means they can potentially sleep and perhaps even eat at night. Grab a hard [...]