Last Chance to see at Edinburgh
August 26, 2011
With the final weekend of the Edinburgh festival coming up, now is the last chance to see a host of new work by Curtis Brown clients.
Rose, written by Hywel John, and starring Keira and Art Malik is playing at the Pleasance Courtyard every day until the 29th August at 5:25pm. A powerful new drama about a Middle-Eastern immigrant's struggle to raise his English-born daughter.
"Sublime... a moving, meandering piece that strikes the perfect balance between
intensity and charm" ***** Three Weeks
"Well-crafted, relevant, subtle" The Telegraph
Philippa and Will Are now in A Relationship, written by Jonathan Brittain, is the story of a mutually obsessed, oversharing couple and is told entirely through a facebook wall-to-wall. Philippa and Will is showing daily at the Pleasance courtyard at 12:00 until 29th August.
"Jonathan Brittain's script pushes all the right buttons... a hugely likeable
piece of comic theatre " Broadway Baby
Also written by Jon Brittain, The Sexual Awakening of Peter Mayo, a comedy about sexual awakening, the internet and Thunderbirds, is showing at the Pleasance Courtyard at 2:45pm until 29th August.
"An entertaining and thought-provoking hour " What'sOnStage
"Brittain's razor-sharp script keeps the audience in gales of laughter" The Stage
The Tour Guide, by James Graham, departs from Market Street daily at 6:15pm and 8:15pm until 28th August in a vintage open tour bus and will battle the Edinburgh weather, the traffic and the tour guide's personal demons in a heatfelt journey.
"an ingeniously- crafted script" The Scotsman
Llwyth, by Dafydd James, is showing daily at 11:45am at St. George's west until 28th August. Rugby international night in Cardiff and the tribes are out in force. Wales has
lost, but four gay friends are determined to have a night to remember.
If That's All There Is, by Ben Lewis, is showing at the Pleasance Courtyard at 3pm until 29th August (not Sunday). A couple is teetering on the brink of marriage. As the happiest day of their lives approaches, panic begins to rise.
Oliver Lansley's black comedy The Infant is on at the Pleasance Courtyard at 2.35pm until the 29th.
"reminded me of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern crossed with Martin McDonagh's Pillowman" Lyn Gardner
"a beautifully twisted and writhingly clever play, keeping the audience rapt with curiosity and on the edge of their seats throughout." British Theatre Guide
And Adam Kay is singing his Smutty Songs at the Pleasance Courtyard every evening at 7pm until the 29th.
"His songs of smut bring joy to every grown up face in the audience ... Imagine Jack Dee in a punch-up with Lady Gaga while Leonard Cohen watches ringside"Three Weeks