Richard Stamp

Richard Stamp is a freelance writer, theatre reviewer, and co-founder of reviewing website Fringe Guru. When he moved to Edinburgh in the summer of 1996, Richard discovered a latent passion for small-scale theatre - with a particular interest in site-specific and interactive work. Over the years, he's seen more than a thousand Fringe productions in Edinburgh, Brighton and elsewhere. He's the kind of person who keeps all his ticket stubs.
72 articles


Sexually frank two-hander explores subtle questions of consent, connection and control

22 September 2023

Palatable Gay Robot

Futuristic comedy makes thought-provoking point about portrayal of gay men on stage

22 September 2023

The Courteous Enemy

Absurdist recreation of famous artistic spat successfully melds high-concept and low-brow

22 September 2023


Moving exposé of the lifelong harm wrought by religious homophobia

25 August 2023


Laugh-a-minute solo play asks whether anger should always be contained

22 August 2023

Casting The Runes

Atmospheric ghost story melds stylish imagery and powerhouse performances

22 August 2023