King’s

Not Dead Enough

Not Dead Enough

★★★☆☆ Grace notes:
Quincy meets Crossroads as the latest adaptation of a Peter James thriller, Not Dead Enough, hits the King’s Theatre. Literally.

April 25, 2017 | By | Reply More
Nell Gwynn

Nell Gwynn

★★★★☆ Bawdy, never boring
The most famous mistress of Charles II rules at the King’s Theatre this week, with the English Touring Theatre’s production of Nell Gwynn.

April 19, 2017 | By | Reply More
Fiddler on the Roof

Fiddler on the Roof

★★★★☆ Strong theatre:
Sweeping along on the back of a strong emotional charge, Edinburgh Music Theatre has made good of its move down the hill for a short stay at the King’s with its Fiddler on the Roof.

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Anita and Me

Anita and Me

★★★☆☆ Indistinct:
Seventies teenager Meena lives in Tollington, a former mining village in England’s Black Country in Anita and Me, on at the King’s until Saturday.

March 29, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
Ruddygore

Ruddygore

★★★☆☆ Precise:
Musically rigorous and staged with clarity, there is a definition to EDGAS’s Ruddygore than compensates for a certain lack of sparkle.

March 22, 2017 | By | Reply More
9 to 5 The Musical

9 to 5 The Musical

✭✭✭✭✩ Fun and emotion:
Rollicking and rumbustious, but with surprisingly deep reservoirs of emotion, the Bohemians’ production of 9 to 5 The Musical at the King’s is a definite hit.

March 16, 2017 | By | Reply More
Cuttin’ A Rug

Cuttin’ A Rug

✭✭✭✭✩ Cuts like mustard:
Fizzing with energy and wisecracking brio, the Citizens Theatre’s production of John Byrne’s Cuttin’ A Rug – at the King’s till Saturday – also has a careful and deep humanity.

March 8, 2017 | By | Reply More
Allan Stewart’s Big Big Variety Show

Allan Stewart’s Big Big Variety Show

✭✭✭✭✩ Big and clever:
It’s Allan Stewart’s Big Big Variety Show at the King’s this week. Or maybe it’s the Big Big BIG Variety Show. It’s hard to keep these things straight… But it’s fair to say it’s big.

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Titanic

Titanic

✭✭✭✭✩ Huge:
Epic in sweep, thoroughly musical and breathtakingly staged, Southern Light Opera’s Titanic The Musical has some real drawbacks but provides marvellous entertainment overall.

February 22, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
A Judgement in Stone

A Judgement in Stone

★★★☆☆ Not such a class act:
The Ruth Rendell murder tale A Judgement in Stone, at the King’s until Saturday, promises much but shoots itself in the foot with unbelievable characters and relationships.

February 14, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More