Bigfoot and me: Roddy Bottum on his avant garde monster opera
He was one of the first openly gay men in metal. Now, after losing everything in a house fire, Faith No More’s Roddy Bottum is bankrolling an opera featuring crystal-meth arias and interspecies duetsIn a top-floor flat overlooking Arthur’s Seat in Edinburgh, Roddy Bottum is talking me th... [Read More]
Bigfoot and me: Roddy Bottum on his avant garde monster opera
He was one of the first openly gay men in metal. Now, after losing everything in a house fire, Faith No More’s Roddy Bottum is bankrolling an opera featuring crystal-meth arias and interspecies duetsIn a top-floor flat overlooking Arthur’s Seat in Edinburgh, Roddy Bottum is talking me th... [Read More]
Bigfoot and me: Roddy Bottum on his avant garde monster opera
He was one of the first openly gay men in metal. Now, after losing everything in a house fire, Faith No More’s Roddy Bottum is bankrolling an opera featuring crystal-meth arias and interspecies duetsIn a top-floor flat overlooking Arthur’s Seat in Edinburgh, Roddy Bottum is talking me th... [Read More]
Edinburgh festival 2017: 10 shows to see
A puppet blockbuster, a Bigfoot opera and a Northern Soul dance marathon all feature in the lineup of the 70th Edinburgh festivalEdinburgh Playhouse Continue reading...... [Read More]
Edinburgh festival 2017: 10 shows to see
A puppet blockbuster, a Bigfoot opera and a Northern Soul dance marathon all feature in the lineup of the 70th Edinburgh festivalEdinburgh Playhouse Continue reading...... [Read More]
Edinburgh festival 2017: 10 shows to see
A puppet blockbuster, a Bigfoot opera and a Northern Soul dance marathon all feature in the lineup of the 70th Edinburgh festivalEdinburgh Playhouse Continue reading...... [Read More]
Edinburgh festival 2017: 10 shows to see
A puppet blockbuster, a Bigfoot opera and a Northern Soul dance marathon all feature in the lineup of the 70th Edinburgh festivalEdinburgh Playhouse Continue reading...... [Read More]
Edinburgh festival 2017: 10 shows to see
A puppet blockbuster, a Bigfoot opera and a Northern Soul dance marathon all feature in the lineup of the 70th Edinburgh festivalEdinburgh Playhouse Continue reading...... [Read More]
Comic Rose Matafeo: 'I definitely probably have a moderate amount of talent'
Since first picking up the mic at 15, the standup has tap-danced, done Aerosmith karaoke and starred in her own TV show. So why does she want to disappear offstage?Was there ever a greater discrepancy between talent and confidence? Rose Matafeo, at 25, is an award-winning standup, a TV star in her n... [Read More]
Sam Simmons review – sublime oddity from aggressively silly standup
Soho theatre, LondonBy his own standards, the 2015 Edinburgh Comedy award-winner plays it relatively straight in his new show – but there are satisfyingly daft moments‘There are pockets of joy,” says Sam Simmons, peering out over his audience, but he also claims to see mainly confu... [Read More]