Brunton Listings

Upcoming shows at the Brunton Theatre

Brunton Theatre
The Brunton, Ladywell Way, Musselburgh, East Lothian EH21 6AA. Phone booking: 0131 665 2240

The Brunton Theatre. Photo: Thom Dibdin

Click on the name of the show or the Buy Now link to go to its ticketing site.

November 2019

Rosie Kay’s Fantasia
Fri 1 Nov 2019
Evening: 7.30pm.
Choreographer of the Fringe sell out, 5 SOLDIERS and hit film Sunshine on Leith, Rosie Kay’s newest work takes ballet and tutus into the 21st century using dance and science to create an exquisite performance of pleasure, beauty and finesse. Book here.

Christmas With Steptoe & Son
Fri 8 Nov 2019
Evening: 7.30pm.
Albert and Harold – united by blood, divided over everything else – seem doomed to spend Christmas in each other’s company. But Harold has his flights of fancy, including a flight he fancies abroad or to throw the biggest Christmas party London’s ever had to offer. Book here.

Tue 26 Nov – Sat 4 Jan 2019
Various times
The Brunton are teaming up again with experienced Scottish theatre maker, John Binnie, to produce a fabulous new family friendly version of the traditional pantomime Cinderella. Book here.

Christmas in Toy Town
Sat 21/Sun 22 Dec 2019
Two shows daily: 12 noon & 3pm.
Head to Toy Town for the brand new seasonal spectacular from Anya, Kevin, Gary and Bonzo the Dog (formerly of The Singing Kettle). The mischievous Gnorbert the Gnome is creating mayhem and pinching everyone’s favourite things. Book here.


MAMA: Revue 2020
Thurs 16 – Sat 18 Jan 2019
Evenings: 7.30pm; Sat mat: 2pm.
An excellent concert for the whole family to enjoy. MAMA entertain with a great mix of songs from stage, screen and the charts, including a song or two from their fabulous spring musical, Chess. Book here.

The Ghosting of Rabbie Burns
Thurs 6 Feb 2020
Evening: 7.30pm.
Heartbroken author Emily Winters takes herself away to her aunt’s old cottage in Ayrshire to get over her cheating ex. As she celebrates Burns night alone, wishing that the right man would show up, she gets a visitation slightly different than what she’d hoped for… Book here.

The Cinder Path
Sat 29 Feb 2020
Evening: 7.30pm.
Catherine Cookson’s sizzling and fast-moving drama, set against the backdrop of WW1. In the rolling hills of Northumberl, Charlie Macfell becomes an innocent witness to the murder of his cruel and sadistic landowner father. Book here.

The Secret Garden
Sat 7 Mar 2019
One show: 2pm.
When Mary arrives from far away to live with her uncle, everybody says she is the most disagreeable-looking child ever seen. It is true, too! Mary is grumpy and difficult…and also very lonely. Book here.

Chess The Musical
Thurs 23 – Sat 25 Apr 2019
Evenings: 7.30pm; Sat mat: 2pm.
Featuring the music of Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus (of ABBA fame) and lyrics from Tim Rice. MAMA present  this fantastic story based around two chess Grandmasters and their fight over world titles and the love of a woman. Book here.