Tom Rosenthal: Manhood – Edinburgh Fringe

Tom Rosenthal has the most wondrous comic stage presence I have ever seen live in my life. Walking in with butterflies in my stomach (I’ve been watching Friday Night Dinner, which he’s in), I saw a video projected of three Toms dressed in colourful clothing dancing unusual and gripping routines, waving at me and the audience.

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The Djinns of Eidgah: Edinburgh Fringe

‘The Djinns of Eidgah’ brilliantly evokes the psychosocial uncertainty in current Kashmir. It is set just before Eid, when Muslims in Kashmir visit an Eidgah, an open-air enclosure reserved for Eid prayers. The play’s Eidgah is thought to be visited by Djinns, shapeshifting spirits in Islamic literature that are neither good nor evil.

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