5 Questions - Linda Marlowe

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  • 31 July 2008

This article is from 2008

Linda Marlowe

Linda Marlowe is renowned for her mesmerising solo performances, from Berkoff’s Women to Believe. As she prepares to wow this year’s Fringe with The Time Step, she tap dances her way through our Q&A

  • 5 words to describe The Time Step
    Wacky, cruel, unsettling, poignant, funny.
  • 4 shows you’re looking forward to seeing in Edinburgh this August
    A Festival Dickens, Pluck, On The Waterfront and Antonio Forcione and Adriano Adewale at the Assembly Rooms.
  • 3 things that you love about Edinburgh in August
    View of the sea from the city. Meeting old friends from around the world. People who come to see my show.
  • 2 things you hate about Edinburgh in August
    The weather. People who don’t come to see my show.
  • 1 word that sums up how you feel about performing

The Time Step, Pleasance Courtyard, 556 6550, 2–25 Aug (not 13, 20, 24), 6pm, £11.50–£12.50 (£10–£11). Previews 30 Jul–1 Aug, £5.

The Time Step

  • 3 stars

In Matthew Hurt's claustrophobic chamber piece, Linda Marlowe plays the latest in a long line of faded, aspirational beauties, middle-aged Cid, who spends her days reminiscing about her brief spell as the darling of the amateur tap circuit. 'Part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe'