Online Next Week

Theatre listings for week Monday 13 – Sunday 19 April 2020:

For the following week’s listings, look here: Online the Following Week.
The current week’s listings are here: Online This Week.
Click on the name of the show to go to its ticketing site.

Wednesday 15 April 2020

Henry VI Part 3
Live reading by The Show Must Go On(Line)on YouTube.
Weds 15 April 2020: 7pm.
Remains online indefinitely.
A live Zoom reading of Shakespeare’s fifth play by a global cast, directed by Robert Miles.
The Show Must Go OnLine is Robert’s response to Covid-19: weekly readings of every Shakespeare play by a global cast, in the order they were believed to have been written and broadcast live on his  YouTube channel. The series kicked off on March 19 with The Two Gentlemen Of Verona, including a cracking introduction by Ben Crystal. NB: Weekly streaming now moved to Wednesdays.
Live broadcast here: YouTube.

Thursday 16 April 2020

Treasure Island
A National Theatre Live production on YouTube
Thurs 16 April 2020: 7pm.
Remains online until Thurs 23 April.
Robert Louis Stevenson’s story of murder, money and mutiny is brought to life in this thrilling stage adaptation.​ Featuring Arthur Darvill as Long John Silver.

Friday 17 April 2020

Mary, It began with a lass…
By Battery Theatre Company
Archive performance on YouTube.
Friday 17 April 2020: 7pm (90mins).

Remains online over the summer.
A fast paced journey through the life and loves of Mary Queen of Scots, telling the story of her love for Scotland and for the men around her. Battery Theatre’s contemporary look at Mary’s story through the complex power struggles around her, power struggles that remain to this day, was filmed at The Battery the end of its sell-out 2019 tour.
Details of broadcast here: @BatteryThearteCompay.

Sadlers Wells’ live-stream
A Sadlers Wells as-live stream on Facebook.
Fri 17 April 2020: 7.30pm.
Remains online until Friday 17 April.
Sadlers Wells’s free Digital Stage performances continue. Expected production either Wilkie Branson’s TOM or balletLORENT’s family production, Rumpelstiltskin.
Premiere live broadcast here: @ SadlersWells.

Saturday 18 April 2020

Saturday Night Live at the Stand
Compere: Mark Nelson 
A Stand broadcast live on YouTube.
Sat 11 April 2020: 8.30pm.
Remains online until 10am Sunday.
Our report of the first SNLatS on Sat 21: 7,000 Tune in to Stand.
Live(ish) from a living room near Edinburgh famous Stand Comedy Club, an evening of scabrous, explosive and thoroughly up-to-the-minute comedy. Expect compere Mark Nelson with pre-recorded exclusive content from many famous comedians.
Content warning: Likely to contain very rude words right from the effing start.
Live broadcast here:

*NB: This is intended to be a complete listing of all public theatrical productions on in Edinburgh. If you are staging a show which is not listed, or a listing is inaccurate, please get in touch through the contact page, here.