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Stand By

Stand By

★★★★★    Gripping:
Adam McNamara’s outstanding Stand By profoundly examines the relationship between four officers amidst the unpredictable rhythms of life on the job.

August 23, 2017 | By | Reply More
Into The Woods

Into The Woods

★★★★☆   Magical:
Stephen Sondheim’s Into the Woods – on at Assembly Hall until August 27 – is given an enchanting and stylish treatment by the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

August 20, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
Flight

Flight

★★★★★  Masterful
Vox Motus’ Flight is an emotional and powerful work of art – an experience like no other that stays with you long after leaving Edinburgh’s Church Hill Theatre.

August 11, 2017 | By | Reply More
Oliver!

Oliver!

★★★★☆  Marvellous:
Bringing Oliver! back to the Fringe at the Rose Theatre, Captivate Theatre brilliantly capture the drama and comedy of the classic musical.

August 10, 2017 | By | Reply More
Annie

Annie

★★★★☆  Spirited & Heartwarming:
Captivate Theatre’s excellent production of Annie – on until August 14 at the Rose Theatre – brings a lively and contagious enthusiasm to the Fringe.

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Krapp’s Last Tape

Krapp’s Last Tape

★★★★☆  Slow but compelling:
Bringing Beckett to the Edinburgh International Festival, Irish Production Company Clare Street gives a fittingly understated treatment to Krapp’s Last Tape.

August 8, 2017 | By | Reply More
Greek

Greek

★★★★☆  Dark and inventive:
Mark-Anthony Turnage’s operatic version of Greek, based on Steven Berkoff’s play, brings dark humour to the Festival Theatre as part of the Edinburgh International Festival.

August 7, 2017 | By | Reply More
Iron deficiency

Iron deficiency

Perf cancelled as Lyceum safety curtain sticks
The Lyceum theatre’s safety curtain stuck on Friday night, during the interval of the Summer on Stage young company’s double bill, so we reviewed Danny 306 twice.

July 22, 2017 | By | Reply More
Don Giovanni

Don Giovanni

★★★☆☆ Well-performed but jumbled:
VoiceArc’s sci-fi reworking of Don Giovanni, at Broughton St Mary’s Church to Sunday, lifts itself on the voices of its talented performers despite some questionable set design.

May 14, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
Spamalot!

Spamalot!

★★★★☆ Laugh-out-Loud:
Staged with great exuberance by the Musselburgh Amateur Musical Association, Spamalot! – at the Brunton to Saturday – is an infectiously joyful affair.

April 7, 2017 | By | Reply More