Archive for December, 2018

King’s on the Radio

King’s on the Radio

Radio Scotland Xmas Day visit to Leven Street:

Stanley Baxter, Brian Cox and Ruth Madoc will be among the living legends sharing their memories of the Grand of Lady of Leven Street with panto baddie Grant Stott on Radio Scotland on Christmas Day.

December 24, 2018 | By | Reply More
Glasgow Girls for King’s

Glasgow Girls for King’s

Musical hit tours to King’s in January:

Cora Bissett’s award-winning musical Glasgow Girls, based on the true story of seven teenagers from Drumchapel who stood up to stop their asylum-seeking school friend being deported, is to play the Edinburgh King’s in January 2019.

December 21, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
The King and I for Playhouse

The King and I for Playhouse

Broadway hit for Playhouse – October 2019:

The Tony-award winning production of The King And I has been announced for a major UK tour, with booking already open for the Edinburgh Playhouse where it arrives for 15 performances in October 2019.

December 20, 2018 | By | Reply More
It’s A Wonderful Life

It’s A Wonderful Life

★★★☆☆  Profound:

The heartbeat of humanity which lies at the core of Frank Capra’s It’s A Wonderful Life is brought to the stage in a straightforward but never simple adaptation by Floating Brick Theatre, at the Cornerstone Centre to Saturday.

December 17, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Gospel According to Jesus, Queen of Heaven

The Gospel According to Jesus, Queen of Heaven

★★★★★ Sublime:

Forget any controversy linked to The Gospel According to Jesus, Queen of Heaven. It should be judged purely as a theatrical experience. On those terms, it is moving, profound and quite brilliantly executed.

December 16, 2018 | By | Reply More
Little Red Riding Hood

Little Red Riding Hood

★★★★☆ Traditionally welcome:

There is a great deal in Little Red Riding Hood at the Church Hill Theatre that is involving, warm and funny.

December 16, 2018 | By | Reply More
Poggle

Poggle

★★★★★ Disarmingly charming:

There is real delight for pre-school kids to be had at the Studio of the Festival Theatre this Christmas, as the clever and playful Poggle is revived by Barrowland Ballet.

December 13, 2018 | By | Reply More
Kinky Boots

Kinky Boots

★★★★★ Bootiful:

ky Boots brings musical comedy with sole to the Playhouse for five glamorous weeks over Christmas and into the New Year.

December 12, 2018 | By | Reply More
Hair Cast

Hair Cast

Casting announced for Playhouse dates of Hair the Musical:

Jake Quickenden, Daisy Wood-Davis and Marcus Collins will lead the cast of the UK tour of Hair the Musical when it arrives at the Edinburgh Playhouse in June 2019.

December 11, 2018 | By | Reply More
Rhinoceros

Rhinoceros

★★★☆☆ Interactive:

Theatre Paradok’s interpretation of Eugene Ionesco’s absurdist Rhinoceros at the Assembly Roxy is a bold attempt to bring the text into a modern setting.

December 10, 2018 | By | Reply More