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Billionaire Boy for Edinburgh

Billionaire Boy for Edinburgh

Adds Playhouse dates to UK tour:

The musical adaptation of David Walliams’ best selling story Billionaire Boy has been announced for a three day run at the Edinburgh Playhouse in September 2020.

September 29, 2019 | By | Reply More
Listings Mon 30 Sept – Sun 6 Oct 2019

Listings Mon 30 Sept – Sun 6 Oct 2019

What’s on Edinburgh’s stages this week:

Plenty good things to see this week, with the return of Annie to the Playhouse, a very well received piece of Lunchtime theatre at the Traverse and, most fascinatingly, a performance of W.S. Gilbert’s one act comedy in a pub…

September 29, 2019 | By | Reply More
Rogue Elf Wanted

Rogue Elf Wanted

Professional dates at Dirlton Walled Garden:

Events company Rogue Village has put out an open call for an Elf to perform at its new theatrical Santa experience at Archerfield Walled Garden over Christmas 2019.

September 27, 2019 | By | Reply More
A Taste of Honey

A Taste of Honey

★★★☆☆ Sweet:

Some outstanding performances overcome a series of gimmicky directorial choices in the UK National Theatre’s touring production of A Taste of Honey at the King’s.

September 25, 2019 | By | Reply More
A second life in theatre

A second life in theatre

Susan Wales Hampson’s autobiographical notes:

Today, we remember Susan Wales Hampson who died on Sunday 15 September 2019 at the age of 72. Susan was a strong and integral part of Edinburgh’s amateur and community theatre scene for almost 20 years.

September 25, 2019 | By | 2 Replies More
Listings Mon 23 – Sun 29 Sept 2019

Listings Mon 23 – Sun 29 Sept 2019

What’s on Edinburgh’s stages this week:

As Autumn bites, it is somehow fitting that Shelagh Delaney’s career defining A Taste of Honey is opening at the King’s for a week-long stay, while Richard Alston is making his last ever visit to the Festival Theatre on Friday.

September 23, 2019 | By | Reply More
Playhouse laughing

Playhouse laughing

Jack Whitehall brings Stood Up to Edinburgh:

Comedian Jack Whitehall is to bring his Stood Up stand-up show to Edinburgh’s Playhouse for one night only in November, with tickets on sale here today, Friday 20 September 2019.

September 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
Susan Wales Hampson

Susan Wales Hampson

Amateur theatre stalwart dies aged 72:

Susan Wales Hampson, a pillar of Edinburgh’s amateur theatre scene in both an official and personal capacity, has died on Sunday 15 September 2019. She was 72.

September 19, 2019 | By | 6 Replies More
Number One Fan

Number One Fan

★★★☆☆      Deftly deceptive

With A Play, A Pie and a Pint rocking the Sunday evening schedules on BBC Scotland, Number One Fan, the lunchtime offering at the Traverse until Saturday, proves that there is even more fun to be had in witnessing theatre in real life.

September 17, 2019 | By | Reply More
£174K for Kings

£174K for Kings

Funds for heritage stage of redevelopment:

Capital Theatres has been awarded £174,000 from the National Lottery Heritage Fund towards the first development phase of its planned £25M transformation of the King’s Theatre.

September 17, 2019 | By | Reply More