When Gemma Whelan, currently starring in television series Game Of Thrones, first performed Philip Ridley's devastating solo play, Dark Vanilla Jungle, during the 2013 Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the actress and comedian was warned there would be walk-outs.
Actress Dawn French is embarking on her first solo tour and said she is "sick with excitement" at the prospect.
It is a somewhat murky early February afternoon in central Edinburgh and the lofty walls of the Royal Scottish Academy, repainted a dazzling white, are subject to the ministrations of numerous artists.
JOHNNY McKnight knew he was onto an idea for a comedy play the night he turned up at a young man's house for an anticipated night of fun, only to be told "Sorry, you're too fat".
The Friends of Miss Dorian Gray
When director and designer Kenny Miller was growing up, mystery was everywhere about the house.