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Little Shop of Horrors

Little Shop of Horrors

✭✭✭✭✭ Fabulous
Young critics scheme review:
Fast-paced, funny and moving, the Edinburgh University Savoy Opera Group brings to life Howard Ashman and Alan Menken’s cult classic Little Shop of Horrors.

August 22, 2015 | By | Reply More
The Voice Thief

The Voice Thief

✭✭✭✭✩ Interactive magic
Young critics scheme review:
Surreal, entertaining and quirky, The Voice Thief performed by Catherine Wheels takes you on an interactive tour of MIEVH, a voice correction facility.

August 18, 2015 | By | Reply More
Trainspotting

Trainspotting

✭✭✭✭✭ Obtrusive Masterpiece
Young critics scheme review:
Visceral images, bombarding music and the classically sorrowful plot, In Your Face Theatre immerses you in Irvine Welsh’s drug-fuelled Trainspotting.

August 16, 2015 | By | Reply More
Shakespeare in the Garden: Brave Macbeth

Shakespeare in the Garden: Brave Macbeth

✭✭✭✭✩ Childish Brilliance
Young critics scheme review:
Funny, fast and exciting, Shakespeare in the Garden: Brave Macbeth is an excellent example of children’s educational theatre done right.

August 14, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More
Shakespeare in the Garden: Romantic Romeo

Shakespeare in the Garden: Romantic Romeo

✭✭✭✩✩ Family Fun:
Young critics scheme review
A cheesy, child-friendly adaptation of Romeo and Juliet, Captivate Theatre’s Shakespeare in the Garden: Romantic Romeo is a fast-paced musical will appeal to all the family.

August 13, 2015 | By | Reply More
May I Have The Bill Please?

May I Have The Bill Please?

✭✭✭✩✩ A comical faff
Young critics scheme review
Witty middleclass middle-aged comedy, May I Have The Bill Please? by Robin Mitchell overanalyses what happens when a group of adults are given the bill for a meal.

August 11, 2015 | By | Reply More
Honk!

Honk!

✭✭✭✭✩ Smashing
Young critics scheme review:
Fun and entertaining, Honk!, Anthony Drewe’s modern adaptation of The Ugly Duckling performed as part of Captivate Theatre’s three week Fringe Experience, adds depth to a timeless classic.

August 10, 2015 | By | 5 Replies More
Comfort Slaves

Comfort Slaves

✭✭✭✩✩ Unsettling:
Not for the fainthearted, Comfort Slaves performed by Immersive Acting Movement deals with horrible issues that have become part of our society.

August 10, 2015 | By | Reply More