Church Hill Theatre

Showcase 2019

Showcase 2019

★★★★☆  Melodic juggernaut:

Showcase 2019 at the Church Hill Theatre is an object lesson in how to ring the changes on a familiar formula and keep the result delightfully fresh.

September 18, 2019 | By | Reply More
It Runs In The Family

It Runs In The Family

★★★★☆ Like a hurricane:

There are breezy comedies – and then there is Edinburgh People’s Theatre’s It Runs In The Family, which soon reaches gale force and stays there.

May 30, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
Sweet Charity

Sweet Charity

★★★★★ Charity ball:

The minute you walk in the joint, you can see Sweet Charity at the Church Hill Theatre until Saturday, is a show of distinction.

April 17, 2019 | By | Reply More
Prescription For Murder

Prescription For Murder

★★★☆☆ Pleasing:

Prescription For Murder, from the Edinburgh Makars at the Church Hill Theatre, is one of those odd English crime dramas that provide more reassurance than apprehension.

April 12, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Cemetery Club

The Cemetery Club

★★★★☆ Gravely good:

The Cemetery Club is a low-key, deeply traditional play, but in the hands of Edinburgh People’s Theatre it has a gentle resonance that is rather affecting.

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The Sound of Music

The Sound of Music

★★★★☆ Clear-voiced:

Youth musicals company A-Team Productions has pulled out all the musical stops this week in a hugely enjoyable production of The Sound of Music up at the Church Hill Theatre.

February 14, 2019 | By | 4 Replies More
Dear Brutus

Dear Brutus

★★★★☆ Old world charm:

Threepenny Theatricals’ Dear Brutus at the Church Hill is a resolutely odd piece, hugely uneven in tone, but discharged with such grace and skill that is compulsively watchable.

February 8, 2019 | By | Reply More
Little Red Riding Hood

Little Red Riding Hood

★★★★☆ Traditionally welcome:

There is a great deal in Little Red Riding Hood at the Church Hill Theatre that is involving, warm and funny.

December 16, 2018 | By | Reply More
Robin Hood & Bairns in the Wood

Robin Hood & Bairns in the Wood

★★★★★  Hugely entertaining:

From Sherwood Forest to the Church Hill Theatre, Robin Hood and his Bairns in the Wood shine in this year’s fun and entertaining pantomime from the Balerno Theatre Company.

December 6, 2018 | By | Reply More
Let’s Face the Music and Dance 2018

Let’s Face the Music and Dance 2018

★★★★☆ Packed:

There’s so much quality on stage at the Church Hill Theatre this week in choreographer Janice Bruce’s portmanteau production Let’s Face the Music and Dance, that you could easily make two programmes out of it.

November 28, 2018 | By | Reply More