Four site-specific shows to catch at Edinburgh 2011
What Remains and You Once Said Yes among highlights
This article is from 2011.
Theatre company Grid Iron celebrates ten years on the Fringe with this eerie piece set in the bowels of Edinburgh University. Music comes courtesy of composer David Paul Jones.
Traverse @ University of Edinburgh Medical School Anatomy Department, Teviot Place, 0131 228 1404, 4–28 Aug (not 8, 15, 22), times vary, £17–£19 (£12–£13). Preview 4 Aug, £12 (£6).
Even in Edinburgh/Glasgow
Poet Ishbel McFarlane takes the audience on a ‘literal and literary tour’ from Edinburgh to Glasgow aboard a ScotRail train. Simply buy a return ticket and prepare for some poetic ponderings.
Meet under the departure boards at Waverley Station, 07814 985 357, 13 & 20 Aug, 11.30am.
May I have the Pleasure … ?
Adrian Howells regales us with his best man experiences as guests gatecrash a wedding breakfast.
Traverse @ The Point Hotel, Bread Street, 0131 228 1404, 17–28 Aug (not 20, 25, 26), times vary, £17–£19 (£12–£13). Previews 15 & 16 Aug, £12 (£6).
You Once Said Yes
Keep saying yes and this one-on-one interactive show may never end, as Look Left, Look Right Productions take you on a part city tour-part theatrical adventure. Meet 15 minutes before show time at Underbelly box office.
Underbelly, Cowgate, 0844 545 8252, 3–29 Aug (not 16), every ten minutes 12.30–2.50pm, £12 (£12.50). Previews 3 & 4 Aug, £12.50 (£10).