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Nai Barghouti and Friends - Edinburgh International Festival 2023 - Review at

EIF Review: Nai Barghouti & Friends at The Hub

WJQuinnAug 29, 20233 min read

★★★★★ The history of Arabic Jazz is a long, and storied one, if less known to western audiences outside of enthusiasts. However, Netherlands-based Nai Barghouti, daughter of Palestine, has begun…

Lubna Kerr - Tickbox 2 - #EdFringe 2023 - Review at

EdFringe Review: Tickbox 2 – Lubna Kerr – Pleasance

WJQuinnAug 29, 20234 min read

★★★★ ‘Tickbox 2’ is a great solo-show, which achieves a rare feat in translating a fascinating, and deeply considered personal history into an engaging, well-structured play. Writer and performer, Lubna…

Anosuhka Shankar, Edinburgh International Festival, © Vikram Kushwah - Review at

EIF Review: Anoushka Shankar – Edinburgh Festival

WJQuinnAug 28, 20233 min read

★★★★★ The reputation of Anoushka Shankar precedes her, one long since derived from a stellar career, as opposed to stellar father. 9 times Grammy Award nominated maestro of the sitar,…

Life is a Dream - Cheek by Jowl - #EdFringe 2023 - Review at

EIF Review: Life is a Dream – Cheek by Jowl

WJQuinnAug 28, 20232 min read

★★★ Billed as a “radical new version of a Spanish classic”, Nick Ormerod and Declan Donnellan’s Cheek by Jowl offered a truly abstract version of Calderón de la Barca’s 1636…

EdFringe review: The Rotting Hart

EdFringe review: The Rotting Hart

Annie QuinnAug 28, 20233 min read

★★★★ Once again, the wife steps in with a review. Invited to an additional performance of “The Rotting Hart” (26th August at the Scottish Storytelling Centre), I took up the…

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