Archive for March, 2022

The Venetian Twins

The Venetian Twins

★★★★☆ Finest farce

Two years after they were meant to be bringing The Venetian Twins to Hill Street Theatre, Arkle Theatre Company’s production of Tony Cowie’s adaptation of the play finally made it to the theatre on Wednesday night. It was well worth the wait.

March 31, 2022 | By | Reply More
Allan Stewart’s Big Big Variety Show

Allan Stewart’s Big Big Variety Show

★★★★☆ Welcome

Allan Stewart’s Big Big Variety Show, revived for one more time at the King’s, is reliably funny and tuneful; on this occasion, it is also oddly affecting.

March 31, 2022 | By | Reply More
PPP: Man’s Best Friend

PPP: Man’s Best Friend

★★★★☆ Poignant

Jonathan Watson turns in a remarkable performance in Man’s Best Friend, the latest Play, Pie and a Pint from Oran Mor at the Traverse.

March 30, 2022 | By | Reply More
Listings: Mon 28 Mar – Sun 3 April 2022

Listings: Mon 28 Mar – Sun 3 April 2022

What’s on Edinburgh’s stages this week…

Everyone’s talking about… Venice, the L21, Allan and – of course – Jamie, this week, with a strong variety of interesting shows on Edinburgh’s stages.

March 29, 2022 | By | Reply More
The Pirates of Penzance

The Pirates of Penzance

★★★★☆ Beyond duty

The Edinburgh Gilbert and Sullivan Society bring a production of The Pirates of Penzance to the King’s which goes beyond the call of duty, being packed with high points – and no low ones to speak of.

March 24, 2022 | By | 1 Reply More
PPP: Milkshake

PPP: Milkshake

★★★☆☆ Claustrophobic

The subject matter of Milkshake by Rob Drummond, the latest offering at the Traverse from Oran Mor’s Play, Pie and a Pint, is intriguingly topical. Despite being acted with real conviction, however, it never quite reaches the heights it promises.

March 23, 2022 | By | Reply More
Lisings: Mon 21 – Sun 27 March 2022

Lisings: Mon 21 – Sun 27 March 2022

What’s on Edinburgh’s stages this week

After the full-on frenzy of last week, things have quietened down slightly on Edinburgh’s stages, but only slightly, with a spot of G&S and pack of smaller but still excellent productions which are well worth taking in.

March 22, 2022 | By | Reply More
A Double on Hill Street

A Double on Hill Street

Arkle to bring Venetian Twins to Hill Street

Audiences at the Hill Street Theatre will be seeing double at the end of the month when local amateur company Arkle Theatre stages Tony Cownie’s adaptation of Goldoni’s The Venetian Twins.

March 21, 2022 | By | Reply More
EPT Open Call for Tomb

EPT Open Call for Tomb

Casting Call for A Tomb with A View

Edinburgh People’s Theatre has put out an open call for amateur performers to join the company for its May 2022 production of A Tomb With A View, to be staged at the Church Hill Theatre.

March 20, 2022 | By | Reply More
Men Should Weep

Men Should Weep

★★★★☆ Timely

Seemingly endlessly delayed by Covid, Edinburgh People’s Theatre’s production of Men Should Weep finally takes to the Church Hill stage. The end result is carefully observed and has considerable emotional power.

March 19, 2022 | By | Reply More