Dangerous Giant Animals £5,000 wins inaugural SIT-UP Award

Dangerous Giant Animals £5,000 wins inaugural SIT-UP Award

The inaugural SIT-UP Award has gone to Christina Murdock for her production Dangerous Giant Animals currently wowing audiences at Underbelly. It is based on her experience of growing up with her disabled sister. The £5,000 Award will help the production to further promote its message and improve its engagement with audiences and relevant charities. A panel of judges, made up of arts and charity professionals, decided that Dangerous Giant Animals poignantly shone a spotlight on events that are rarely discussed as…

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Underbelly’s Fringe shows on sale now

Underbelly’s Fringe shows on sale now

Underbelly’s full Edinburgh Fringe season of over 150 shows is now on sale, with over 40 shows announced today, including exciting theatre, comedy, circus, musicals and children’s shows. Part of a stellar line-up in comedy for 2017, Jason Manford performs seven shows in the infamous upside down purple cow, Ruby Wax brings her new show Frazzled for three nights only and Al Porter and Alexei Sayle both grace the stage of the Cowbarn. Alexei says:…

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Review: Circa: Beyond, The Spiegeltent

Review: Circa: Beyond, The Spiegeltent

There are few shows that will have you teetering on the edge of your seat, watching with as much fear as adoration in your eyes, more than Circa: Beyond, the centrepiece of Edinburgh’s 2015 Christmas festivities. Performed by a talented acrobatic troupe from Australia, the hallucinogenic show is set in a dream-like world where the lines between animals and people, fantasy and reality, madness and sanity have become blurred. The show lacks a cohesive narrative,…

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