King’s

The Night Watch

The Night Watch

★★★☆☆ Uneasy retelling:

The touring adaptation at the King’s of The Night Watch, the best-selling novel by Sarah Waters, has a great deal of emotional clarity, but little in the way of dramatic power.

October 16, 2019 | By | Reply More
An Inspector Calls

An Inspector Calls

★★★★☆    Worryingly compelling:

The revival of a much-garlanded take on J.B. Priestley’s An Inspector Calls at the King’s is wonderfully staged, relevant and more than a little troubling.

October 9, 2019 | By | 4 Replies More
A Woman of No Importance

A Woman of No Importance

★★★☆☆  Curiosity value:

A Woman of No Importance, Classic Spring Company’s touring production at the King’s, is an accomplished piece of theatre whose stately nature contains little in the way of excitement.

October 2, 2019 | By | Reply More
A Taste of Honey

A Taste of Honey

★★★☆☆ Sweet:

Some outstanding performances overcome a series of gimmicky directorial choices in the UK National Theatre’s touring production of A Taste of Honey at the King’s.

September 25, 2019 | By | Reply More
Legally Blonde Again

Legally Blonde Again

All Edinburgh Theatre’s young writers scheme returns:

This Fringe, All Edinburgh Theatre is proud to announce that four young writers from youth theatre company Strangetown are joining the team as our mentoring scheme returns.

August 3, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
Legally Blonde

Legally Blonde

All Edinburgh Theatre’s young writers scheme returns:

This Fringe, All Edinburgh Theatre is proud to announce that four young writers are joining the team as our mentoring scheme returns.

August 3, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
Legally Blonde – The Musical

Legally Blonde – The Musical

★★★★☆    Absolutely Fabulous:

Big and vibrant, the Beyond Broadway Experience’s summer school production of Legally Blonde the Musical, at the King’s to Saturday, is a glorious mix of huge ensemble numbers and strong solo performances.

July 19, 2019 | By | Reply More
Amélie The Musical

Amélie The Musical

★★★★☆ Half-step Toodeloo:

Peppered with emotion and fizzing with energy, the touring production of Amélie the Musical – at the King’s to Saturday – is the sort of treat which gives musical theatre a good name.

June 26, 2019 | By | Reply More
Captain Corelli’s Mandolin

Captain Corelli’s Mandolin

★★★★☆ Intense:

The heart and soul of Louis de Bernières’ 1994 novel, Captain Corelli’s Mandolin, is caught with sometimes burning intensity in this stage version, at the Edinburgh King’s until Saturday.

June 19, 2019 | By | 2 Replies More
Avenue Q

Avenue Q

★★★★☆ City slickest:

What if Sesame Street got real? If the lessons it taught weren’t aimed at kids, but young adults? What if decidedly Muppety creatures…. swore? Avenue Q at the King’s Theatre has the answers.

May 28, 2019 | By | Reply More