Archive for December, 2020

White Christmas in 2021

White Christmas in 2021

Playhouse confirms Irving Berlin classic for 2021

The West End production of Irving Berlin’s White Christmas will now play the Edinburgh Playhouse for the Festival season 2021/2022, with tickets on sale, Monday 21 December 2020.

December 23, 2020 | By | Reply More
Rapunzel – A Hairy Tale Adventure

Rapunzel – A Hairy Tale Adventure

★★★☆☆Festive fun:

The National Theatre of Scotland’s Rapunzel is full of enjoyment and impressive performances. Although it never quite stakes its claim as a compelling work in its own right, there is plenty to satisfy those missing their annual helping of seasonal entertainment.

December 22, 2020 | By | Reply More
Rapunzel: The Pantomime

Rapunzel: The Pantomime

★★★★★  Towering achievement

The Brunton’s panto is a little different this year – Oh yes it is! Covid means the Brunton’s 2020 offering was filmed, with smaller audiences able to watch Rapunzel in the venue’s cinema. As it turned out, tier changes meant that plan was abandoned, but a web link ensures kids of all ages don’t have to miss out.

December 19, 2020 | By | 1 Reply More
The Secret Theatre

The Secret Theatre

★★★★☆ Christmas treat

The Secret Theatre may not entirely make up for missing a Christmas trip to the ballet but succeeds impressively on its own terms.

December 19, 2020 | By | 1 Reply More
Lyceum Christmas Tales IX – XII live

Lyceum Christmas Tales IX – XII live

★★★★☆ Creative Joy

The final four stories in the Lyceum Christmas Tales, presented live from the theatre, put the seal on what has been an enterprise suffused with goodwill, invention, care and Christmas cheer.

December 18, 2020 | By | Reply More
Lyceum Christmas Tales V – VIII

Lyceum Christmas Tales V – VIII

★★★★☆ Fresh

The last four of the pre-recorded Lyceum Christmas Tales provide another helping of laughter, reflection and hope.

December 17, 2020 | By | Reply More
12Ks of Xmas for Sick Kids

12Ks of Xmas for Sick Kids

Panto stars stage charity walk for Sick Kids

A dozen Edinburgh-based panto stars are swapping their spectacular walk downs for a 12K sponsored walk for the Sick Kids in this year of no live pantomimes.

December 12, 2020 | By | Reply More
Lyceum Christmas Tales I-IV

Lyceum Christmas Tales I-IV

★★★★☆ Tasty selection

With festive theatre lacking like so much in 2020, the Lyceum’s online Christmas Tales go along way towards compensating.

December 12, 2020 | By | Reply More
A calendar to review

A calendar to review

Calendar outing for #NothingToReviewHere

Æ editor Thom Dibdin and photographer Peter Dibdin are bringing back their #NothingToReviewHere project with a 13-page calendar for 2021.

December 7, 2020 | By | Reply More
Covid-19 impact research

Covid-19 impact research

Creative Scotland to asses financial impact on sector

Creative Scotland has created a new online survey to examine the impact and challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic on Scotland’s creative sectors.

December 4, 2020 | By | Reply More