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.
NB The Brunton currently sells tickets online through See Tickets, which carry a 10% booking fee. Tickets bought by phone or in person carry a £1 booking fee.

March 2019

Dad’s Army Radio Show
Friday 1 March 2019
Evenings: 7.30pm
David Benson and Jack Lane play 25 characters in this brilliant staging of three classic radio episodes: Mum’s Army, The Deadly Attachment and Round And Round Went The Great Big Wheel, featuring favourite lines, cherished characters and great feats of vocal impersonation!. Book here.

Billy Bremner and Me
Thursday 14 March 2019
Evenings: 7.30pm
A schoolboy’s dream. To be a professional footballer, to play at the highest level, to represent his country and to usurp the crown of his school’s greatest hero: Leeds United and Scotland footballer Billy Bremner. The schoolboy was comedian Phil Differ and only one thing stood in his way – mediocrity. Discover the fruits of Phil’s failure in this autobiographical one man show. Book here.

Friday 29 March 2019
Evening: 7.30pm
Light hearted with something for all the family, Heroes mixes aerial skills with dance theatre and contemporary circus. Asking profound universal questions with humour, straight talking and lots of moving, we follow the journey of the two performers as they navigate their way through the world of idolising and being idolised. Tony Mills of Room 2 Manoeuvre and Jennifer Paterson of All or Nothing form a creative partnership, adding performer Beverley Grant into the mix. Book here.

April 2019

Thursday 11 – Saturday 13 April 2019
Evening: 7.30pm (TBC)
Musselburgh Amateur Musical Association take on Lionel Bart’s follow-up musical to Oliver!, set in the East End of London during the WW2 Blitz. Further Details.

The Tailor Of Inverness
Thursday 18 April 2019
Evening: 7.30pm
Written and performed by Matthew Zajac and inspired by the life of his father, this is a story of the impact of war on ordinary people and families, a story of a boy who grew up on a farm in Galicia (Eastern Poland, now Western Ukraine) and became a tailor in Inverness, of how a life and an identity can be reconstructed… Book here.

Sherlock Holmes The Sign Of Four
Friday 26 April 2019
Evening: 7.30pm
Crammed full of adventure, romance, comedy and of course one or two rather brilliant deductions, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s The Sign of Four is brought to life by Blackeyed Theatre in this spectacular new stage adaptation with original live music, stylish theatricality and magical storytelling. The game’s afoot!. Book here.

June 2019

The Benny Lynch Story
Friday 28 June 2019
Evening: 7.30pm
A poignant and entertaining look at the life of Scotland’s first ever boxing world champion, from his childhood in the Gorbals’ slums, to his boxing success and global stardom and ultimately his demise and untimely death in 1946 at the age of only 33.
This show is about the extraordinary life of a Scottish icon – the ultimate rags to riches to rags story. With Stephen Purdo as Benny and David Hayman, Holly Jack and Simon Weir. Directed by David Hayman Jr. (Strong language). Book here.

September 2019

Singin’ I’m No A Billy He’s A Tim 2
Saturday 21 September 2019
Evenings: 7.30pm
Scotland’s favourite bigots are back in this hilarious new sequel to Des Dillon’s smash hit comedy. Join Billy (Gary Morrison) and Tim (Chris Taylor) as they find themselves stuck in the medical room at Hampden Park during the Scottish Cup final between Rangers and Celtic after making a bet that backfires with spectacular consequences. (Contains hilarious dialogue some people may find offensive – 16 plus only). Book here.