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Tenderness and humour emerge from a play that challenges a sobering subject

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Tightrope Productions' devised piece proves particularly heartfelt at the Edinburgh Fringe.

The Oxford Revue: ‘Wasted’, and ‘Group Work’ Reviews – “More time...

The audience is left wanting more from the writing at The Oxford Revue's two Fringe shows.

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Susannah Goldsbrough reviews two Oxford productions at the Edinburgh Fringe that venture into the world of science fiction: 'Doom's Day' (the OUDS National Tour) and 'Lights Over Tesco Car Park.'

Witch Hunt Review – ‘Dizzily funny writing and disastrous hair’

Horseplay Productions' politically-charged sketch comedy hits comedic targets despite an ambiguous through-line.

Five Women Wearing the Same Dress Review – ‘an unusual choice...

An unusually long play for the Edinburgh Fringe sacrifices some clarity in plot to explore the dynamics between complicated women

The C Bomb Review – ‘A comic break from the madding...

Ela Portnoy finds the OUDS New Writing Festival winner a source of comic relief at this year's Edinburgh Fringe.

The Lieutenant of Inishmore Review – ‘Brooding, self-deluding, and very mad...

Michael Grandage's use of dark humour and relentless gore to explore Ireland's complex history of sectarian conflict.

The Actor’s Nightmare Review – “a high octane sprint through an...

Mercury Theatre Productions' venture into theatrical hell is impressive, but the length of the production lets it down

For Colored Girls Review – “An intimacy that focuses...

A powerful performance of Shange's work that presents personal stories of love, loss, hope, and renewal

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