Edinburgh Fringe Reviews 2014

Your guide to the best of the Edinburgh Fringe 2014. Checkout out our pre-festival interviews with some of the acts worth catching and my ideas on what to look out for.  Reviews are now on the site and will be added every day, so keep checking back for what's new and what's worth seeing.

An honest and moving account of one woman's experience's stripping, Valerie tells us what to expect.   Read more...
Whacky, dry and incredibly sharp Rob Newman and his one man sketch show are not to be missed this Fringe.   Read more...
Bringing together Shakespeare's greatest characters this promises to be a hilarious hour of fast paced comedy.   Read more...
Quick witted and totally loveable Tom Craine talks whittling, three legged dogs and modern day dating.   Read more...
In a world gone mad over dating, Tom addresses just why we're so scared of being alone.  Read more...
Yes, it's a children's show but all the genius of Arthur Conan Doyle is stripped away leaving nothing but the bare shell of the Holmes's stories. This is a terrible pantomime masquerading as a cleverly worked piece of theatre.  Read more...
The best improv show I've seen at the Fringe; side-splittingly funny and brilliantly executed this should not be missed.   Read more...
The Red Bastard - the easiest way to a natural high this Fringe. This is not a show, it is an experience.   Read more...
Jack Dee's dry and grump humour is ever present in this 'agony aunt' style show; The unexpected comic moments are genius and have audience and comedians laughing alike.   Read more...

The Best Places to Eat and Drink!



The menu sounds as enticing as a Cocktail List and there’s no alcohol involved.  Read more...
A definite recommend for groggy morning afters, lazy sunday days and as an antidote to Fringe fatigue.  Read more...
I walked into Pekoetea wanting nothing more than a breakfast tea with a dash of milk. What other way is there to drink it? According to this cafe there are hundreds.  Read more...

Look Out For!

With 49,497 performances, 3,193 shows and 299 venues, quantity is one thing guaranteed at this year's Edinburgh Fringe, quality however can be a little harder to find. The best and worst thing about the Fringe is turning up at a venue totally uncertain about what your going to be met with, however here are some hints to get you started on what looks to be worth catching this year.  

Marking the WWI centenary many performances at the Fringe will pay tribute to the soldiers who fought and died in the trenches. Here are the best ones to catch.  Read more...
The broadcaster, author and Spitting Image puppet probes pogonophobia, underpants and the human condition  Read more...
Proving that Germans really can be funny, 'Ein, Zwei, DIY' promises to be a whole lot of pun.  Read more...