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Edinburgh Fringe 2011: Reviews Archive

The Edinburgh Fringe, the world's biggest mixed arts festival, is over for another year.  Here at FringeGuru, we reviewed over 200 separate shows across the 4-week festival... and we found some inspiring highlights from well-known and debut companies alike.  We'll do it all over again in 2012!

The Directors of Fringe Guru Ltd would like to thank our reviewers Alice de Cent, Carmel Doohan, Mathilda Gregory, Rach Hartley-Davison, Sarah Hill, Kirsty Leckie-Palmer, Madeleine Mason, Ellen Macpherson, Eve Nicol, Hannah van den Burgh, Miriam Vaswani, Liv Watson and Lee Zhao; our sub-editors and editors Jennifer Mills and Craig Thomson; our friends at Broadway Baby, the Edinburgh Fringe Podcast, Edinburgh Spotlight, Fest, Festival Previews, FringeReview, Hairline, ThreeWeeks and What's On Stage; Neil MacKinnon and everyone at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society; the Edinburgh International Book Festival, the Edinburgh International Festival and the Press Offices of all the Fringe venues for their invaluable assistance during 2011.


We've picked nine of our favourite shows from the Edinburgh Fringe 2011 for our annual Editors' Choice AwardsFind out more about our choices >>


Show genres: 
4 stars Theatre [Del] (Reviewed 9 August 2011)  Recommended for age 14+ only.

4 stars Theatre 101 (Reviewed 11 August 2011)  Recommended for age 14+ only.

3 stars Musicals 11 (Reviewed 17 August 2011)  Recommended for age 12+ only.

4 stars Theatre 2401 Objects (Reviewed 17 August 2011)  Family-friendly.  Suitable for all ages.

4 stars Theatre 4.3 Miles From Nowhere (Reviewed 17 August 2011)  Recommended for age 12+ only.

4 stars Theatre 7 Day Drunk (Reviewed 21 August 2011)  Recommended for age 16+ only.

4 stars Theatre After the End (Reviewed 12 August 2011)  Parental Guidance. Parents or guardians should consider the content of this show if children are attending.

4 stars Comedy Ahir Shah: Astrology (Reviewed 10 August 2011)  Recommended for age 14+ only.

3 stars Comedy Alex Horne: Seven Years in the Bathroom (Reviewed 10 August 2011)  Recommended for age 14+ only.

4 stars Comedy Ali Cook - Principles and Deceptions (Reviewed 14 August 2011)  Recommended for age 16+ only.

5 stars Theatre An Instinct for Kindness (Reviewed 21 August 2011)  Recommended for age 14+ only.

4 stars Comedy Andi Osho: All the Single Ladies (Reviewed 11 August 2011)  Recommended for age 14+ only.

3 stars Musicals Apply Within (Reviewed 14 August 2011)  Family-friendly.  Suitable for all ages.

3 stars Musicals Arabian Nights (Reviewed 19 August 2011)  Family-friendly.  Suitable for all ages.

3 stars Comedy Ava Vidal: The Hardest Word (Reviewed 11 August 2011)  Recommended for age 14+ only.

preview Comedy The Axis of Awesome (Reviewed 25 July 2011)  Recommended for age 14+ only.

4 stars Theatre Babushka (Reviewed 11 August 2011)  Parental Guidance. Parents or guardians should consider the content of this show if children are attending.

5 stars Theatre The Ballad of the Unbeatable Hearts (Reviewed 22 August 2011)  Recommended for age 14+ only.

5 stars Theatre Bane 1, 2 and 3 (Reviewed 14 August 2011)  Recommended for age 12+ only.

5 stars Theatre Bashir Lazhar (Reviewed 13 August 2011)  Family-friendly.  Suitable for all ages.

5 stars Theatre Belt Up's Outland (Reviewed 7 August 2011)  Recommended for age 12+ only.

3 stars Theatre Belt Up's The Boy James (Reviewed 22 August 2011)  Recommended for age 12+ only.

4 stars Theatre Belt Up's Twenty Minutes to Nine (Reviewed 10 August 2011)  Recommended for age 12+ only.

5 stars Comedy The Beta Males: The Train Job (Reviewed 6 August 2011)  Recommended for age 14+ only.

3 stars Cabaret The Bitch Doctors (Reviewed 15 August 2011)  Recommended for age 18+ only. Venue may not permit under-18's - check with venue before booking.

4 stars Theatre Black Mirrors (Reviewed 24 August 2011)  Recommended for age 14+ only.

5 stars Theatre Blue Beard Babes (Reviewed 13 August 2011)  Recommended for age 16+ only.

5 stars Theatre Bluebeard: A Fairy Tale for Adults (Reviewed 12 August 2011)  Recommended for age 16+ only.

4 stars Comedy Bob and Jim - Modern Urges (Reviewed 22 August 2011)  Recommended for age 14+ only.

4 stars Comedy Brett Goldstein Grew Up in a Strip Club (Reviewed 16 August 2011)  Recommended for age 16+ only.

4 stars Comedy Bridget Christie: Housewife Surrealist (Reviewed 15 August 2011)  Recommended for age 14+ only.

3 stars Theatre The Cagebirds (Reviewed 9 August 2011)  Recommended for age 12+ only.

3 stars Comedy Carl Sagan is My God, Oh and Richard Feynman Too (Reviewed 11 August 2011)  Recommended for age 18+ only. Venue may not permit under-18's - check with venue before booking.

3 stars Comedy Caroline Mabey's One Minute Silence (Reviewed 22 August 2011)  Recommended for age 14+ only.

3 stars Theatre Caruso and the Monkey House Trial (Reviewed 22 August 2011)  Recommended for age 12+ only.

5 stars Comedy Casual Violence: Choose Death (Reviewed 17 August 2011)  Recommended for age 16+ only.

3 stars Comedy Catriona Knox: Packed Lunch (Reviewed 14 August 2011)  Parental Guidance. Parents or guardians should consider the content of this show if children are attending.

2 stars Theatre Chasing Dragons (Reviewed 25 August 2011)  Parental Guidance. Parents or guardians should consider the content of this show if children are attending.

5 stars Comedy Chris Cox: Fatal Distraction (Reviewed 9 August 2011)  Recommended for age 12+ only.

4 stars Comedy Chris Ramsey: Offermation (Reviewed 13 August 2011)  Recommended for age 14+ only.

3 stars Kids' The Chronicles of Bitter and Twisted (Reviewed 8 August 2011)  Family-friendly.  Suitable for all ages.

4 stars Music Classics at Greyfriars (Reviewed 13 August 2011)  Family-friendly.  Suitable for all ages.

3 stars Theatre Coal Head, Toadstool Mouth and Other Stories (Reviewed 27 August 2011)  Parental Guidance. Parents or guardians should consider the content of this show if children are attending.

4 stars Theatre Colour Me Happy (Reviewed 17 August 2011)  Parental Guidance. Parents or guardians should consider the content of this show if children are attending.

4 stars Comedy Come Hell Or High Water This Sick World Will Know I Was Here (Reviewed 17 August 2011)  Recommended for age 18+ only. Venue may not permit under-18's - check with venue before booking.

4 stars Comedy The Comedy Reserve (Reviewed 23 August 2011)  Family-friendly.  Suitable for all ages.

5 stars Comedy The Comedy Zone (Reviewed 14 August 2011)  Recommended for age 16+ only.

preview Theatre Criminy (Reviewed 31 July 2011)  Family-friendly.  Suitable for all ages.

4 stars Theatre The Curse of Macbeth (Reviewed 9 August 2011)  Recommended for age 12+ only.

preview Comedy Danny Pensive's Map of Britain (Reviewed 31 July 2011)  Parental Guidance. Parents or guardians should consider the content of this show if children are attending.

4 stars Theatre Daughter of a Cuban Revolutionary (Reviewed 12 August 2011)  Recommended for age 12+ only.

5 stars Art David Mach: Precious Light (Reviewed 8 August 2011)  Parental Guidance. Parents or guardians should consider the content of this show if children are attending.

4 stars Comedy David Morgan: Triple Threat (Reviewed 7 August 2011)  Recommended for age 18+ only. Venue may not permit under-18's - check with venue before booking.

3 stars Theatre A Day in November (Reviewed 15 August 2011)  Recommended for age 12+ only.

2 stars Theatre Definitely-Not-Everyman (Reviewed 14 August 2011)  Recommended for age 16+ only.

2 stars Theatre Devil in the Detail (Reviewed 26 August 2011)  Recommended for age 12+ only.

3 stars Theatre Diamond Dick (Reviewed 14 August 2011)  Recommended for age 12+ only.

4 stars Theatre Dirt (Reviewed 20 August 2011)  Parental Guidance. Parents or guardians should consider the content of this show if children are attending.

3 stars Theatre Double Act (Reviewed 19 August 2011)  Parental Guidance. Parents or guardians should consider the content of this show if children are attending.

preview Cabaret Doug Segal: I Know What You're Thinking - Free (Reviewed 28 June 2011)  Recommended for age 18+ only. Venue may not permit under-18's - check with venue before booking.

3 stars Theatre The Ducks (Reviewed 13 August 2011)  Recommended for age 12+ only.

5 stars Theatre Dust (Reviewed 16 August 2011)  Recommended for age 14+ only.

4 stars Cabaret Dusty Limits - Darkling (Reviewed 25 August 2011)  Recommended for age 16+ only.

3 stars Comedy Dying to Help - Free (Reviewed 25 August 2011)  Recommended for age 16+ only.

preview Theatre Ed Reardon: A Writer's Burden (Reviewed 31 July 2011)  Recommended for age 14+ only. Family-friendly.  Suitable for all ages.

3 stars Comedy Edward Aczel Doesn't Exist (Reviewed 16 August 2011)  Recommended for age 16+ only.

4 stars Theatre Encounters: Theatre Uncut (Reviewed 26 August 2011)  Family-friendly.  Suitable for all ages.

2 stars Theatre Fear and Misery of the Third Reich (Reviewed 21 August 2011)  Recommended for age 12+ only.

3 stars Theatre Fetch (Reviewed 8 August 2011)  Recommended for age 12+ only.

preview Comedy The Fitzrovia Radio Hour (Reviewed 16 June 2011)  Parental Guidance. Parents or guardians should consider the content of this show if children are attending.

3 stars Comedy Footlights in 'Pretty Little Panic' (Reviewed 12 August 2011)  Recommended for age 12+ only.

4 stars Theatre Force Quit (Reviewed 8 August 2011)  Recommended for age 14+ only.

3 stars Comedy Four Screws Loose Present 'Screwed-Over-Again!' (Reviewed 28 August 2011)  Recommended for age 18+ only. Venue may not permit under-18's - check with venue before booking.

4 stars Comedy Francesca Martinez: What the **** is Normal?! (Reviewed 14 August 2011)  Recommended for age 18+ only. Venue may not permit under-18's - check with venue before booking.

3 stars Theatre Free Run (Reviewed 24 August 2011)  Family-friendly.  Suitable for all ages.

4 stars Musicals FRESHER the Musical (Reviewed 14 August 2011)  Recommended for age 16+ only.

5 stars Comedy Frisky and Mannish: Pop Centre Plus (Reviewed 19 August 2011)  Recommended for age 14+ only.

4 stars Comedy The Fudge Shop (Reviewed 19 August 2011)  Recommended for age 14+ only.

4 stars Comedy Funt (Reviewed 20 August 2011)  Recommended for age 18+ only. Venue may not permit under-18's - check with venue before booking.

3 stars Comedy Gareth Richards: It's Not the End of the World (Reviewed 12 August 2011)  Recommended for age 14+ only.

3 stars Theatre The Girl With the Iron Claws (Reviewed 23 August 2011)  Family-friendly.  Suitable for all ages.

3 stars Theatre Go to Your God Like a Soldier (Reviewed 16 August 2011)  Recommended for age 14+ only.

3 stars Comedy The Great Brain Robbery (Reviewed 24 August 2011)  Family-friendly.  Suitable for all ages.

3 stars Theatre Happiness (Reviewed 24 August 2011)  Recommended for age 14+ only.

5 stars Theatre The Historians (Reviewed 27 August 2011)  Recommended for age 14+ only.

4 stars Theatre Hitler Alone (Reviewed 24 August 2011)  Parental Guidance. Parents or guardians should consider the content of this show if children are attending.

4 stars Musicals The Hot Mikado (Reviewed 15 August 2011)  Family-friendly.  Suitable for all ages.

5 stars Theatre Hotel Medea (Reviewed 14 August 2011)  Recommended for age 14+ only.

4 stars Theatre Hotel Methuselah (Reviewed 23 August 2011)  Recommended for age 16+ only.

4 stars Comedy How to Survive a Zombie Apocalypse: The End is Nigh (Reviewed 10 August 2011)  Recommended for age 12+ only.

4 stars Comedy I am Google (Reviewed 10 August 2011)  Recommended for age 18+ only. Venue may not permit under-18's - check with venue before booking.

3 stars Theatre Ibsen's Hedda Gabler (Reviewed 7 August 2011)  Recommended for age 14+ only.

4 stars Theatre If That's All There Is? (Reviewed 26 August 2011)  Recommended for age 14+ only.

3 stars Musicals The Improvised Musical (Reviewed 14 August 2011)  Family-friendly.  Suitable for all ages.

3 stars Comedy Imran Yusuf - Bring the Thunder (Reviewed 19 August 2011)  Recommended for age 16+ only.

3 stars Theatre The Infant (Reviewed 24 August 2011)  Family-friendly.  Suitable for all ages.

2 stars Theatre Ink (Reviewed 27 August 2011)  Recommended for age 14+ only.

4 stars Kids' Inventions Going Bang (Reviewed 7 August 2011)  Parental Guidance. Parents or guardians should consider the content of this show if children are attending.

4 stars Comedy Isy Suttie: Pearl and Dave (Reviewed 7 August 2011)  Recommended for age 16+ only. Recommended for age 12+ only.

3 stars Kids' The Jabberwocky (Reviewed 9 August 2011)  Family-friendly.  Suitable for all ages.

3 stars Comedy Jack Mink: Making Light (Reviewed 27 August 2011)  Recommended for age 16+ only.

preview Comedy Jack Whitehall and his father Michael - Back Chat (Reviewed 13 July 2011)  Parental Guidance. Parents or guardians should consider the content of this show if children are attending.

3 stars Comedy James Acaster: Amongst Other Things (Reviewed 14 August 2011)  Recommended for age 16+ only. Recommended for age 12+ only.

4 stars Comedy Jimmy McGhie: Artificial Intelligence (Reviewed 14 August 2011)  Recommended for age 16+ only.

preview Comedy Joe Bor: In Search of the Six Pack (Reviewed 6 July 2011)  Recommended for age 14+ only.

4 stars Comedy Joe Wilkinson: My Mum's Called Stella and My Dad's Called Brian (Reviewed 10 August 2011)  Recommended for age 16+ only.

2 stars Comedy Joey Page - Sparklehorse Superbrain (Reviewed 20 August 2011)  Family-friendly.  Suitable for all ages.

3 stars Comedy John Robins: Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas to Heaven (Reviewed 6 August 2011)  Recommended for age 16+ only.

3 stars Comedy John Scott: Totally Made Up - Totally Free (Reviewed 20 August 2011)  Recommended for age 18+ only. Venue may not permit under-18's - check with venue before booking.

5 stars Comedy Josie Long: The Future Is Another Place (Reviewed 10 August 2011)  Family-friendly.  Suitable for all ages.

3 stars Theatre Julius Caesar - Free (Reviewed 26 August 2011)  Recommended for age 12+ only.

5 stars Theatre Kafka and Son (Reviewed 17 August 2011)  Recommended for age 12+ only.

2 stars Theatre Lights, Camera, Walkies (Reviewed 11 August 2011)  Recommended for age 14+ only.

2 stars Art Lineage: Prints by Michael Craig-Martin, Ian Davenport and Julian Opie (Reviewed 19 August 2011)  Family-friendly.  Suitable for all ages.

4 stars Kids' List Operators for Kids do Compooters (Reviewed 22 August 2011)  Parental Guidance. Parents or guardians should consider the content of this show if children are attending.

1 stars Theatre Livewire Theatre's Frankenstein (Reviewed 15 August 2011)  Recommended for age 12+ only.

4 stars Theatre Look Back in Anger (Reviewed 19 August 2011)  Recommended for age 12+ only.

3 stars Theatre Lysistrata the Musical (Reviewed 23 August 2011)  Recommended for age 14+ only.

2 stars Kids' Mable Mackintosh and Her Enormous Pants! (Reviewed 14 August 2011)  Family-friendly.  Suitable for all ages.

4 stars Theatre A Machine To See With (Reviewed 29 August 2011)  Recommended for age 14+ only.

3 stars Music The Magnets (Reviewed 12 August 2011)  Family-friendly.  Suitable for all ages.

4 stars Theatre Malfi (Reviewed 28 August 2011)  Recommended for age 12+ only.

5 stars Theatre The Man of Mode (Reviewed 9 August 2011)  Parental Guidance. Parents or guardians should consider the content of this show if children are attending.

3 stars Comedy Matt Forde: Dishonourable Member (Reviewed 23 August 2011)  Recommended for age 12+ only.

2 stars Comedy Matt Tiller: Just Du-et (Reviewed 23 August 2011)  Recommended for age 14+ only.

3 stars Comedy Matthew Highton's Shadowed Vagary (Reviewed 15 August 2011)  Recommended for age 16+ only.

4 stars Comedy Max and Ivan Are Holmes and Watson (Reviewed 22 August 2011)  Recommended for age 12+ only.

2 stars Comedy McNeil and Pamphilon: Which One Are You? (Reviewed 19 August 2011)  Recommended for age 14+ only.

3 stars Theatre Me, Myself and Miss Gibbs (Reviewed 22 August 2011)  Parental Guidance. Parents or guardians should consider the content of this show if children are attending.

2 stars Theatre Medea (Reviewed 25 August 2011)  Family-friendly.  Suitable for all ages.

preview Comedy Mervyn Stutter's Pick of the Fringe (Reviewed 24 June 2011)  Family-friendly.  Suitable for all ages.

3 stars Theatre A Midsummer Night's Dream (Reviewed 28 August 2011)  Family-friendly.  Suitable for all ages.

4 stars Theatre Mojo (Reviewed 25 August 2011)  Recommended for age 14+ only.

4 stars Kids' The Mole Who Knew it Was None of His Business (Reviewed 6 August 2011)  Family-friendly.  Suitable for all ages.

3 stars Musicals Monteverdi: Flame and Frost (Reviewed 12 August 2011)  Family-friendly.  Suitable for all ages.

5 stars Comedy Morgan & West: Crime Solving Magicians (Reviewed 12 August 2011)  Family-friendly.  Suitable for all ages.

4 stars Cabaret Movin' Melvin Brown: 'A Man, A Magic, A Music' Live! (Reviewed 14 August 2011)  Parental Guidance. Parents or guardians should consider the content of this show if children are attending.

preview Comedy Music Box (Reviewed 21 June 2011)  Parental Guidance. Parents or guardians should consider the content of this show if children are attending.

3 stars Theatre My Best Friend Drowned in a Swimming Pool (Reviewed 19 August 2011)  Recommended for age 12+ only.

3 stars Theatre My Big Gay Italian Wedding (Reviewed 13 August 2011)  Recommended for age 12+ only.

preview Theatre Naive Dance Masterclass (Reviewed 23 June 2011)  Recommended for age 12+ only.

3 stars Comedy Naked in a Fishbowl (Reviewed 25 August 2011)  Recommended for age 18+ only. Venue may not permit under-18's - check with venue before booking.

4 stars Comedy Naz Osmanoglu: 1000% Awesome (Reviewed 16 August 2011)  Recommended for age 14+ only.

3 stars Comedy Neil Dougan - Rough Rared (Reviewed 20 August 2011)  Recommended for age 14+ only.

preview Music Nick Keir (Reviewed 7 July 2011)  Family-friendly.  Suitable for all ages.

3 stars Theatre Nobody's Home: A Modern Odyssey (Reviewed 20 August 2011)  Recommended for age 12+ only.

3 stars Comedy The Noise Next Door Their Finest Hour (Reviewed 10 August 2011)  Recommended for age 16+ only.

4 stars Theatre The Nose (Reviewed 27 August 2011)  Parental Guidance. Parents or guardians should consider the content of this show if children are attending.

3 stars Theatre Now is the Winter (Reviewed 13 August 2011)  Family-friendly.  Suitable for all ages.

4 stars Musicals Nunsense (Reviewed 12 August 2011)  Recommended for age 12+ only.

5 stars Theatre Oedipus by Steven Berkoff (After Sophocles) (Reviewed 21 August 2011)  Recommended for age 12+ only.

preview Cabaret Oliver Meech: Live Brain Surgery - Free (Reviewed 25 July 2011)  Recommended for age 18+ only. Venue may not permit under-18's - check with venue before booking.

3 stars Theatre On the Bench (Reviewed 21 August 2011)  Recommended for age 12+ only.

3 stars Theatre One Under (Reviewed 24 August 2011)  Family-friendly.  Suitable for all ages. Recommended for age 12+ only.

3 stars Musicals Operation Adelmo (Reviewed 12 August 2011)  Family-friendly.  Suitable for all ages.

2 stars Theatre Ophelia (Reviewed 23 August 2011)  Family-friendly.  Suitable for all ages.

3 stars Musicals Orpheus and Eurydice (Reviewed 12 August 2011)  Recommended for age 12+ only.

preview Music Out of the Blue (Reviewed 11 July 2011)  Family-friendly.  Suitable for all ages.

5 stars Comedy The Pajama Men: In the Middle of No One (Reviewed 11 August 2011)  Recommended for age 14+ only.

preview Theatre Paper Tom (Reviewed 31 July 2011)  Recommended for age 14+ only.

5 stars Comedy Paul Sinha: Looking at the Stars (Reviewed 14 August 2011)  Recommended for age 18+ only. Venue may not permit under-18's - check with venue before booking.

5 stars Theatre Perffection (Reviewed 25 August 2011)  Recommended for age 12+ only.

5 stars Comedy Phil Nichol: The Simple Hour (Reviewed 22 August 2011)  Recommended for age 18+ only. Venue may not permit under-18's - check with venue before booking.

4 stars Art Photographic Exhibition: Edinburgh and Beyond (Reviewed 12 August 2011)  Family-friendly.  Suitable for all ages.

preview Comedy Piff the Magic Dragon: Last of the Magic Dragons (Reviewed 4 July 2011)  Recommended for age 12+ only.

3 stars Comedy Pope Benedict: Bond Villain (Reviewed 23 August 2011)  Recommended for age 18+ only. Venue may not permit under-18's - check with venue before booking.

3 stars Comedy Prepare to Be Tuned (Reviewed 19 August 2011)  Recommended for age 16+ only.

2 stars Theatre The Pretender (Reviewed 26 August 2011)  Recommended for age 12+ only.

3 stars Theatre Recursion (Reviewed 16 August 2011)  Recommended for age 12+ only.

4 stars Musicals The Ring of Stones (Reviewed 17 August 2011)  Family-friendly.  Suitable for all ages.

5 stars Theatre Riot (Reviewed 16 August 2011)  Recommended for age 14+ only.

4 stars Theatre Roar (Reviewed 19 August 2011)  Recommended for age 12+ only.

4 stars Comedy Roisin Conaty: Destiny's D*ckhead (Reviewed 22 August 2011)  Recommended for age 14+ only.

4 stars Theatre The Room of Unlimited Possibilities (Reviewed 16 August 2011)  Recommended for age 12+ only.

4 stars Comedy Rosie's Pop Diary (Reviewed 25 August 2011)  Recommended for age 18+ only. Venue may not permit under-18's - check with venue before booking.

5 stars Comedy Russell Kane: Manscaping (Reviewed 25 August 2011)  Recommended for age 14+ only.

4 stars Comedy Sara Pascoe vs the Apocalypse (Reviewed 17 August 2011)  Recommended for age 14+ only.

2 stars Comedy Sarah Archer - Bumfluff and Brimstone (Reviewed 28 August 2011)  Recommended for age 14+ only.

4 stars Theatre The School of Night (Reviewed 14 August 2011)  Recommended for age 12+ only.

4 stars Dance The Seagull Effect (Reviewed 16 August 2011)  Recommended for age 12+ only.

5 stars Musicals The Selfish Gene: The Musical (Reviewed 15 August 2011)  Recommended for age 14+ only.

4 stars Comedy Set List: Standup Without a Net (Reviewed 16 August 2011)  Recommended for age 16+ only.

3 stars Theatre The Sexual Awakening of Peter Mayo (Reviewed 23 August 2011)  Recommended for age 14+ only.

3 stars Comedy Seymour Mace: Happypotamus (Reviewed 19 August 2011)  Recommended for age 14+ only.

preview Theatre Shakespeare for Breakfast (Reviewed 29 June 2011)  Family-friendly.  Suitable for all ages.

4 stars Comedy Shakespeare's Monkeys (Reviewed 20 August 2011)  Recommended for age 16+ only.

4 stars Theatre Show Me the World (Reviewed 25 August 2011)  Recommended for age 14+ only.

5 stars Comedy Sink or Spin (Reviewed 17 August 2011)  Recommended for age 18+ only. Venue may not permit under-18's - check with venue before booking.

3 stars Theatre Sleeping Beauty (Reviewed 17 August 2011)  Parental Guidance. Parents or guardians should consider the content of this show if children are attending.

2 stars Theatre Sodom (Reviewed 29 August 2011)  Recommended for age 16+ only.

4 stars Theatre Sold (Reviewed 19 August 2011)  Recommended for age 16+ only.

3 stars Dance Steal Compass, Drive North, Disappear (Reviewed 19 August 2011)  Recommended for age 16+ only.

2 stars Comedy Steve Hall's Very Still Life (Reviewed 22 August 2011)  Recommended for age 14+ only.

preview Theatre Sticks, Stones, Broken Bones (Reviewed 22 June 2011)  Family-friendly.  Suitable for all ages.

5 stars Theatre The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart (Reviewed 13 August 2011)  Recommended for age 14+ only.

2 stars Comedy Strong and Wrong get Funked Up - Free (Reviewed 25 August 2011)  Recommended for age 18+ only. Venue may not permit under-18's - check with venue before booking.

3 stars Comedy Super Crazy Fun Fun - Free (Reviewed 10 August 2011)  Recommended for age 16+ only.

2 stars Theatre Superbard and the Sexy Quantum Stories (Reviewed 13 August 2011)  Recommended for age 14+ only.

1 stars Musicals Sweet Charity (Reviewed 22 August 2011)  Recommended for age 14+ only.

4 stars Theatre The Table (Reviewed 13 August 2011)  Recommended for age 12+ only.

3 stars Theatre Taketh Me Away (Reviewed 16 August 2011)  Family-friendly.  Suitable for all ages. Recommended for age 16+ only.

4 stars Theatre Theseus is Dead (Reviewed 24 August 2011)  Parental Guidance. Parents or guardians should consider the content of this show if children are attending.

5 stars Theatre Thirsty (Reviewed 9 August 2011)  Recommended for age 12+ only.

3 stars Theatre Thirty Two Teeth (Reviewed 20 August 2011)  Recommended for age 12+ only.

3 stars Theatre This Twisted Tale (Reviewed 25 August 2011)  Recommended for age 14+ only.

5 stars Comedy Thom Tuck Goes Straight to DVD (Reviewed 8 August 2011)  Parental Guidance. Parents or guardians should consider the content of this show if children are attending.

4 stars Theatre Those Magnificent Men (Reviewed 11 August 2011)  Parental Guidance. Parents or guardians should consider the content of this show if children are attending.

preview Cabaret Three Balls and a New Suit (Reviewed 17 June 2011)  Recommended for age 18+ only. Venue may not permit under-18's - check with venue before booking.

4 stars Comedy Tiffany Stevenson: Cavewoman (Reviewed 10 August 2011)  Recommended for age 14+ only.

4 stars Comedy Tom Bell Begins (Reviewed 17 August 2011)  Family-friendly.  Suitable for all ages.

3 stars Comedy Tom Deacon: Can I Be Honest? (Reviewed 25 August 2011)  Recommended for age 14+ only.

3 stars Comedy Tom Goodliffe: The Good Liffe (Reviewed 19 August 2011)  Recommended for age 12+ only.

4 stars Comedy Totally Tom (Reviewed 11 August 2011)  Recommended for age 14+ only.

5 stars Theatre Translunar Paradise (Reviewed 19 August 2011)  Parental Guidance. Parents or guardians should consider the content of this show if children are attending.

3 stars Theatre Trog and Clay (an imagined history of the electric chair) (Reviewed 27 August 2011)  Parental Guidance. Parents or guardians should consider the content of this show if children are attending.

5 stars Comedy The Two Wrongies (Reviewed 11 August 2011)  Recommended for age 18+ only. Venue may not permit under-18's - check with venue before booking.

3 stars Theatre Vertigo (Reviewed 10 August 2011)  Family-friendly.  Suitable for all ages.

2 stars Comedy Vinegar Knickers: Sketchy Beast (Reviewed 24 August 2011)  Recommended for age 12+ only.

2 stars Theatre Waiting For Alice (Reviewed 25 August 2011)  Parental Guidance. Parents or guardians should consider the content of this show if children are attending.

4 stars Musicals Wasted Love (Reviewed 11 August 2011)  Parental Guidance. Parents or guardians should consider the content of this show if children are attending.

2 stars Comedy Wendy Wason's Flashbacks (Reviewed 15 August 2011)  Recommended for age 14+ only.

2 stars Theatre What Goes Up (Reviewed 24 August 2011)  Recommended for age 12+ only.

4 stars Theatre What It Feels Like (Reviewed 19 August 2011)  Recommended for age 14+ only.

3 stars Theatre Whistle (Reviewed 23 August 2011)  Family-friendly.  Suitable for all ages.

4 stars Theatre White Rabbit Red Rabbit (Reviewed 26 August 2011)  Recommended for age 16+ only.

3 stars Comedy Wil Hodgson (Reviewed 14 August 2011)  Recommended for age 14+ only.

3 stars Kids' William (Reviewed 24 August 2011)  Family-friendly.  Suitable for all ages.

5 stars Comedy WitTank (Reviewed 25 August 2011)  Parental Guidance. Parents or guardians should consider the content of this show if children are attending.

preview Theatre Witzelsucht and Moria (Reviewed 31 July 2011)  Recommended for age 16+ only.

5 stars Comedy Worbey and Farrell: Well Strung! (Reviewed 14 August 2011)  Parental Guidance. Parents or guardians should consider the content of this show if children are attending.

4 stars Comedy The World According to Damien Crow (Reviewed 11 August 2011)  Recommended for age 18+ only. Venue may not permit under-18's - check with venue before booking.

3 stars Theatre Wrens (Reviewed 11 August 2011)  Parental Guidance. Parents or guardians should consider the content of this show if children are attending.

3 stars Musicals You Want Me To Do What?! (Reviewed 17 August 2011)  Family-friendly.  Suitable for all ages.

2 stars Theatre You Will Be Rare (Reviewed 20 August 2011)  Recommended for age 14+ only.

2 stars Musicals The Zoo (Reviewed 15 August 2011)  Family-friendly.  Suitable for all ages.