Monthly Archives: August 2013

Blofeld and Baxter

Venue: Pleasance Forth, Pleasance Courtyard Time: 5.30pm I have recently been listening to Test Match Special so Terry and I decided to see Henry Blofeld and Peter Baxter reminisce about Test Match Special. It was the two of them taking … Continue reading

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Nicholas Parsons’ Happy Hour

Venue: Cabaret Bar, Pleasance Courtyard Time: 5.20pm Matt and I saw Nicholas Parsons lat Monday. His guests on the show were the actress from The Unremarkable Death of Marilyn Monroe. Sounds an interesting play. Nicholas had seen the play and … Continue reading

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Making News

Venue: Pleasance One Time: 1pm Making News is written by last year’s hit Coalition. This year the BBC is the theme of the play. It is set in a BBC newsroom showing the rivalry between news and current affairs. The … Continue reading

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David O’Doherty

Venue: Pleasance One Time: 7.20pm David O’Doherty and his small keyboard did not disappointing. We had seen David a couple of years ago and decided to see him again this year. Haven’t seen on him on television for a while … Continue reading

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The Play that goes Wrong

Venue: Pleasance Above Time: 5pm The Play that goes Wrong by Mischief Theatre come direct to Edinburgh from the West End. In the play a not very good amateur Drama society attempt to bring on a murder mystery, but not … Continue reading

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Pleasance Press Launch

The Pleasance Press launch was a showcase of some of the acts on at the Pleasance venue. This post is a review of the acts we saw. Missing – physical dance theatre Gecko. The part we saw involved dance, puppets … Continue reading

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Lights! Camera! Improvise!

Venue: White Belly, Underbelly Cowgate Time: 19.20 Lights! Camera! Improvise! is a different show each night. The audience shout out ideas for films including genre, location etc. The film created the night we were in audience was ‘The superhero who … Continue reading

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