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Aberglas
3.5

3.5 stars

The Zoo (venue website)
Childrens
6 - 30 Aug, 1:00pm (2:10pm)
Reviewed by Craig Thomson

Aberglas is a modern fairy tale, where two young girls travel to a world of fantasy featuring monsters, knights and magicians, in search of a collection of books which will contain the best stories ever.  But not everything is as it seems in the world of Aberglas.

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The Beta Males' Picnic in 'The Bunker'
5

5 stars

Underbelly, Cowgate (venue website)
Comedy
Until 29 Aug, 11:35pm (12:35am)
Reviewed by Craig Thomson

The End Days have come – and not just because it's the last weekend of the Fringe, either.  The Beta Males Picnic face an unspecified but completely effective planetary cataclysm by locking themselves, and you along with them, in The Bunker.

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The Emperor's Quest
4.5

4.5 stars

C (venue website)
Childrens
4-30 Aug, 11:15am (12:05pm)
Reviewed by Craig Thomson

The story of The Emperor's Quest is based on a Chinese folk tale, reimagined in a South Korean production featuring lyrics in Japanese... but which kids in Scotland will love.  A collaboration between talent from South Korea and the UK, there's a lot of promise in this delightful tale – miss it at your peril.

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Tempest: Without A Body
4 stars

Edinburgh International Festival
Run ended
Reviewed by Susannah Radford

Tempest: Without a Body is a sparsely beautiful piece of theatre, that frustrates and challenges as it paints a bleak picture of reality.  It fits with MAU company founder Lemi Ponifasio’s description of theatre: “the theatre is not a place to escape your life; it is a place to confront yourself.”

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Carole Jahme is Bio-Diverse!
3.5

3.5 stars

Zoo Southside (venue website)
Comedy
6 - 30 Aug, 7:45pm (8:40pm)
Reviewed by Craig Thomson

Carole Jahme is Biodiverse is a thought-provoking comedy seminar on the importance of conservation, delivered by a woman in a cocktail dress and set of monkey ears.  How's that for a hook?

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These are archived reviews of shows from the Edinburgh Fringe 2010.  We keep our archives online as a courtesy to those we've featured, and for readers who'd like to research previous years' reviews.

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