Reviews

The Band

The Band

★★★★★   Poptastic

Heart-warming and bursting with pop songs, The Band perfectly captures teenage fandom as Take That’s songs shine in this brand new musical at the Playhouse this week.

July 11, 2018 | By | Reply More
Kiss Me, Kate

Kiss Me, Kate

★★★★☆   Sparkling:

Visually and musically, Opera North’s Kiss Me, Kate is something of a feast at the Festival Theatre until Saturday.

July 5, 2018 | By | Reply More
An Officer and a Gentleman

An Officer and a Gentleman

★★★★☆   Nostalgic:

It’s time for Edinburgh to be swept off its feet by nostalgia is the musical of hit movie An Officer and a Gentlemen makes its Scottish debut at the Playhouse this week.

July 3, 2018 | By | Reply More
Peppa Pig’s Adventure

Peppa Pig’s Adventure

★★★★☆   Toddlertastic:

The average age of the audience for Peppa Pig’s Adventure – at the King’s Theatre this weekend and on tour – has to be about three.

June 30, 2018 | By | Reply More
Spring Awakening

Spring Awakening

★★★★☆ Spring in the step:

Dark and bruising in many parts, TBC Productions has created a properly adult production of alt rock musical Spring Awakening, which is at the Festival Studio to Saturday.

June 29, 2018 | By | Reply More
Summer Holiday

Summer Holiday

★★★★☆ Frothy:

It’s all froth and fun at the Playhouse this week, as Summer Holiday’s big red London double decker bus rumbles in for a spot of all-singing, all-dancing sixties entertainment.

June 20, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Pride

The Pride

★★★☆☆ Involving:

The Pride, the debut production by Different Works at the Assembly Roxy, is very good at showing how the repressive urge for conformity destroys everyone, not just those who are seen as ‘different’.

June 15, 2018 | By | Reply More
Titanic the Musical

Titanic the Musical

★★★★☆    Tense and satisfying:

Tragic in a way that only stories of real life events can be, there is no small amount of hubris on display in this powerful touring production of Titanic the Musical which is at the Playhouse to Saturday.

June 14, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Last Ship

The Last Ship

★★★☆☆  Heartfelt:

There are plenty of memorable tunes to match the high production values of Northern Stage’s The Last Ship, at the Festival Theatre until Saturday then touring to Glasgow.

June 13, 2018 | By | Reply More
Year Zero

Year Zero

★★☆☆☆     Bomb bombs The Biscuit Factory: Tue 12 – Sat 16 June 2018 Review by Thom Dibdin The Apocalypse is coming and it will be arriving in Leith in a few minutes – just in time for Year Zero, a piece of immersive theatre at the Biscuit Factory as part of the Leith Festival. […]

June 13, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More