Archive for August 11th, 2022

Green Knight

Green Knight

★★★★☆ Sensual

Debbie Cannon gives an intimate and transgressive telling of the story of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight in the upper rooms of the Scottish Storytelling Centre until Sunday 14 August.

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Ladies Day

Ladies Day

★★★★☆ Wholehearted

The heartfelt welcome as you arrive at Inverleith St Serf’s Church Centre sets the spirit of this warm, earnest production of Amanda Whittington’s Ladies Day by Leitheatre.

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The After-Dinner Joke

The After-Dinner Joke

★★★☆☆     Serious funny

Televisual origins and the passing of time have made much of The After-Dinner Joke, from New Celts and Agree to Disagree at theSpace on the Mile, a curiosity rather than an urgent piece of theatre. However, there is still enough to intrigue.

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Beneath

Beneath

★★★☆☆ Post-apocalypse absurdity

Although Beneath, from New Celts and Lighter Fluid at theSpace on the Mile, never delivers on its initially promising premise, there is much to admire in the way it is presented.

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There’s Nothing Quite Like Spaghetti Bolognese!

There’s Nothing Quite Like Spaghetti Bolognese!

★★★★☆ Tasty

There’s Nothing Quite Like Spaghetti Bolognese! from New Celts and Paper Plate Productions at theSpace on the Mile is a beautifully considered children’s show.

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The Richard Osman Fan Club

The Richard Osman Fan Club

★★★★☆ Pointless entertainment

The Richard Osman Fan Club, at Paradise at the Vault on Merchant Street, takes its lead from Osman’s new career as a cosy crime writer rather than his old one as Pointless co-host.

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