Romeo and Juliet A different show each day is

guaranteed by the Aquila theatre company as the audience chooses which company member plays which role. See Theatre, page 60.

Life In a Marital Institution Master storyteller James Braly brings his acclaimed and touching monologue about his life, loves and family direct from New York. See

Theatre, page 58.

The Comic Book Project

Art, music, comedy, performance and film collide with the world of comics in this cross-genre multi-festival event. See Escape, page 78.

Monster Hits

Macbeth: Who Is That Bloodied Man? Fire, stilts and music make this adaptation by Polish company Biuro Podrozy a unique piece of theatre. See Theatre, page 54.

The creators of The Gruffalo spin this spooky tale of when William went to stay with his grumpy grandpa. Are there really monsters

in the walls? See Kids, page 39.

Reginald D Hunter

No doubt looking for an easier ride than he got last year, Reg returns with Fuck You in the Age of Consequence. Easy ride? Yeah, right. See Comedy, pagell

Candie Payne

Her perfect voice, heady melodies and varied influences make soulful Scouse songstress Candie Payne a class act well worth catching. See Music,

page 44.

The Black Seeds

These New Zealand exports have been wowing audieni es act oss the globe with a unique blend of reggae, funk and (tub before stopping at the Fringe. See Music, page 43.

Andy Warhol

Catch a rare glimpse of Elvis, Marilyn and the Campbell's Soup Can in this

exhibition of some of the most iconic images of the 20th century. See Art, page70.

Jim Jeffries

Jeffries tries to impress the ladies by adding some sensitive material to his rip-roaring repertoire of swearing and political incorrectness. See Comedy, page 12.