Archive for June, 2018

Peppa Pig’s Adventure

Peppa Pig’s Adventure

★★★★☆   Toddlertastic:

The average age of the audience for Peppa Pig’s Adventure – at the King’s Theatre this weekend and on tour – has to be about three.

June 30, 2018 | By | Reply More
In Formation

In Formation

Details of second Formation Festival:

The second Formation Festival, organised by Annexe Arts Hub, has been announced for Assembly Roxy, with 17 different productions being staged over six days.

June 30, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
Spring Awakening

Spring Awakening

★★★★☆ Spring in the step:

Dark and bruising in many parts, TBC Productions has created a properly adult production of alt rock musical Spring Awakening, which is at the Festival Studio to Saturday.

June 29, 2018 | By | Reply More
Converse for Leith Walk Campaign

Converse for Leith Walk Campaign

Pandorum support Save Leith Walk campaign
Mikey Burnett’s Capital Converse is to be revived for two performances at Leith Depot by Edinburgh-based Pandorum Theatre, in support of the Save Leith Walk campaign.

June 27, 2018 | By | Reply More
EIF opener – free ticket details

EIF opener – free ticket details

15,000 free tickets for EIF Opening Event:

15,000 free tickets are to be made available online for Five Telegrams, the opening event of this year’s Edinburgh International Festival on Friday 3 August 2018 at 10.30pm.

June 25, 2018 | By | Reply More
Summer Holiday

Summer Holiday

★★★★☆ Frothy:

It’s all froth and fun at the Playhouse this week, as Summer Holiday’s big red London double decker bus rumbles in for a spot of all-singing, all-dancing sixties entertainment.

June 20, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Pride

The Pride

★★★☆☆ Involving:

The Pride, the debut production by Different Works at the Assembly Roxy, is very good at showing how the repressive urge for conformity destroys everyone, not just those who are seen as ‘different’.

June 15, 2018 | By | Reply More
Titanic the Musical

Titanic the Musical

★★★★☆    Tense and satisfying:

Tragic in a way that only stories of real life events can be, there is no small amount of hubris on display in this powerful touring production of Titanic the Musical which is at the Playhouse to Saturday.

June 14, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Last Ship

The Last Ship

★★★☆☆  Heartfelt:

There are plenty of memorable tunes to match the high production values of Northern Stage’s The Last Ship, at the Festival Theatre until Saturday then touring to Glasgow.

June 13, 2018 | By | Reply More
Year Zero

Year Zero

★★☆☆☆     Bomb bombs:

The Apocalypse is coming and it will be arriving in Leith in a few minutes – just in time for Year Zero, a piece of immersive theatre at the Biscuit Factory as part of the Leith Festival.

June 13, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More