Church Hill Theatre

The Diary of Anne Frank

The Diary of Anne Frank

★★★★☆ Necessary:

Combining delicacy, steel and emotional truth, Edinburgh People’s Theatre’s production of The Diary of Anne Frank is both timely and accomplished.

June 1, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
Good Things

Good Things

★★★☆☆ Heartfelt:
There are plenty of Good Things in the Makars’ production of Liz Lochhead’s play of that name, in a production that is solid if not spectacular.

May 5, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Drowsy Chaperone

The Drowsy Chaperone

★★★★☆ Sheer enjoyment:
Considerable musicality, high production values and dollops of good fun make the Twilighters’ production of The Drowsy Chaperone at the Church Hill a real treat.

April 5, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Importance of Being Earnest

The Importance of Being Earnest

★★★☆☆ Judicious:
There is a studied air to Edinburgh People’s Theatre’s production of The Importance of Being Earnest that pays dividends, but also brings disadvantages.

March 30, 2017 | By | Reply More
Urinetown: The Musical

Urinetown: The Musical

★★★☆☆ Tuneful:
Accomplished musicality and some excellent dancing distinguish Edinburgh University Footlights’ Urinetown at the Church Hill. However, it is at the service of a damp satire that never truly ignites.

February 8, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
Goldilocks & The Three Bears

Goldilocks & The Three Bears

★★★★☆ Just right:
Tuneful, funny and an utterly traditional pantomime, EPT’s Goldilocks and the Three Bears comes out with all guns blazing and satisfies completely.

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Jekyll & Hyde

Jekyll & Hyde

★★★☆☆ Split decision:
Splendidly sung and with some excellent dancing, EUSOG’s Jekyll & Hyde – The Musical is a little deficient in both thrills and laughs.

November 23, 2016 | By | Reply More
Me and My Girl

Me and My Girl

★★★★☆ Thoroughly tuneful:
Very fine performances and some chorus numbers of an exceptional standard mark out Me and My Girl, EDGAS’s latest foray into non-G&S material at the Church Hill, to Saturday.

October 27, 2016 | By | Reply More
Sunshine on Leith

Sunshine on Leith

★★★☆☆ Sunny intervals:
Tuneful and committed, Allegro’s production of Sunshine on Leith at the Church Hill is almost torpedoed by some peculiar staging choices.

October 19, 2016 | By | 4 Replies More
Showcase 2016

Showcase 2016

★★★☆☆ Energetic variety:
Well staged, beautifully sung and dazzlingly eclectic, Showcase 2016 is not always consistent but certainly has something for everyone.

September 28, 2016 | By | Reply More