Genevieve Gaunt

Edinburgh Fringe: Assassins

MOLLIE WINTLE is pleasantly surprised by this original take on the darker side of the American Dream.

That Face

“You wish you had a cushion to hide behind.” It’s a sign of its prowess that this show is difficult to enjoy, writes FRANCESCA HILL.

Miss Julie

LEO PARKER-REES is seduced by a mad little mistress of a play.

The Lonesome West

JAMES MACNAMARA looks upwards and yet not northwards, and finds a vision of the west of Ireland that’s patched up its quantum instabilities with lots of accents and jokes.

Twelfth Night

LEO PARKER REES finds himself washed up on a shore of mediocrity. Pleasingly, his brother was there too.


Sports Editor JONNY SINGER gives a post-match report on the first five-star show of the term.

The Tempest

GENEVIEVE GAUNT reckons that Julie Taymor’s latest is more of a calm breeze.

Never Let Me Go

Read the book? Don’t see the film, says GENEVIEVE GAUNT.

Top Girls

LOTTIE UNWIN finds feminist drama to be a game of two halves.