Holly Burn back at Fringe with 'renegade' character-sketch show

This article is from 2010.

Holly Burn back at Fringe with 'renegade' character-sketch show

Living and Dying follows site-specific show of 2009

For her previous Fringe shows, Holly Burn has tunnelled into the mind of the Angel of the North and invited people into the flat she was living in last August for a site-specific experience, which our reviewer described as ‘torturously exasperating but totally compulsive’. This time around the idiosyncratic comic-actress is Living and Dying with a ‘renegade’ character-sketch affair that aims to ‘break all the rules’. Judging by her past record, chances are we’ll all find it quite hard to argue against that statement.

The Caves, 556 5375, 7–29 Aug (not 17), 3.35pm, £6.50 (£5). Previews 5 & 6 Aug, £5 (£4).

Holly Burn - Living and Dying

  • 3 stars

After 2009's critically acclaimed, sell-out show 'At Home with Holly', Holly returns to Edinburgh with more renegade character comedy that breaks all the rules. This year's must-see show sees Holly stage her own life and death in another hour of distinctive silliness. 'Highly talented... Wonderfully abstract... surreal…

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