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Lydia Perrysmith

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Edinburgh Fringe 2022 reviews: Kathy and Stella Solve a Murd...

Kathy and Stella Solve a Murder!, Summerhall ...

Edinburgh Fringe 2022 reviews: The Last Return / Psychodrama...

The Last Return, Traverse Theatre ...

theartsdesk at the Bayreuth Festival Ring 2022 - a jumbled m...

It is mid-way through the new Ring cycle, and we are taking lunch outside the old town hall on the high street in Bayreuth. Discussion at...

Prom 27, Dinnerstein, National Youth Orchestra, Gourlay revi...

Danny Elfman – the punk rocker-turned-film composer behind Batman, Spider-Man, Edward Scissorhands and The Simpsons...

Burn, Edinburgh International Festival 2022 review - bold, r...

In retrospect, all the clues were there. A star actor embarking on a new performance genre; a fresh reappraisal of one of...

Utopia, Limited, National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Compa...

Joseph Heller grew tired of being told that he’d never written anything as good as Catch 22. ‘Who has?’, he'd retort. In the same...

Album: Boris - Heavy Rocks

Boris are an eclectic Japanese band, with over 20 albums to their name. Following their creative instincts and often recording live with no...

Edinburgh Fringe 2022 reviews: Boy / Intruder|Intruz

Boy, Summerhall

Nature or nurture? It...

Edinburgh Fringe 2022 reviews: Les Dawson: Flying High / Bor...

 

Les Dawson: Flying High, Assembly George Square ★★★

Any...

Music Reissues Weekly: The Movers - Vol. 1 1970-1976

After a burst of gun-shot drumming, “Hot Coffee” instantly hits its groove. Simple but insistent guitar, a rubbery bass line and electric organ...