Edinburgh Fringe: Thief, review

Edinburgh Fringe: Thief, review

Homosexuality, rape, robbery, murder, prostitution, prison – Thief certainly doesn’t hang about. Inspired by the works of French vagabond novelist and playwright Jean Genet, this is the confessional of one destitute man. Starring Lee Fanning as the damaged anti-hero, Sailor, the bitterly dark tale – an award-winner at the Brighton Festival and a hit on Broadway – explores the theme of survival and what one will do to live. For the loveless Sailor, his only…

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Pet Shop Boys: Five Best Edinburgh Moments

Pet Shop Boys: Five Best Edinburgh Moments

Less than a week after picking up the Godlike Genius gong at the NME Awards, synth-pop superstars Pet Shop Boys visit the Edinburgh Playhouse (Wed 22) on their Super Tour. Firm favourites in this neck of the woods, the electro-pop pairing of Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe have always gone down a storm on their visits to the Capital. Indeed, in 2006, atrocious weather conditions led to the cancellation of the dynamic duo’s attempt to headline Edinburgh’s Hogmanay. The…

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Introducing Fallen Angel, a dark, disturbing new play

Introducing Fallen Angel, a dark, disturbing new play

Beat. Beat. Beat. Do you believe in faeries? Beat. Beat. Beat. Meet Angel, he does, but not the type that play at the end of your garden. Beat. Beat. Beat. The faeries he has encountered are far more sinister, dark and manipulative. Beat. Beat. Beat. And he should know, they’ve tortured him for the last 500 years. Award-winning Edinburgh playwright and director Liam Rudden is to premiere his first new play in three years at…

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Edinburgh Fringe: I Ran With The Gang review *****

Edinburgh Fringe: I Ran With The Gang review *****

In the last eight or nine months, fans of veteran rockers the Bay City Rollers have been well and truly spoiled. Indeed, after years of silence, 2016 has been a vintage one for followers of the tartan-clad Seventies sensations; what with the big reunion which saw Les McKeown, Alan Longmuir and Stuart ‘Woody’ Wood rocking once again to the Shang-A-Lang sound of the music at a series of sell-out gigs in the UK, talk of a new world tour,…

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AAA to run with Bay City Rollers’ legend Alan Longmuir at Fringe

AAA to run with Bay City Rollers’ legend Alan Longmuir at Fringe

Here at AAA Towers, we’re all set for a Seventies-tinged summer as official online media sponsors of I Ran With The Gang – a play capturing the nostalgia of a period in musical history that will forever be known as the time of  ‘Rollermania’. That’s right, AAA Edinburgh will be rockin’ to the shang-a-lang sound of the music when the smash-hit production returns to Le Monde for its third Edinburgh Fringe season – and we invite you to  dig out your tartan flares and join…

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