Peter Morrison

Cyprus Avenue

Cyprus Avenue

★★★★☆ Brutal:

Brutal to a point which is almost beyond comprehension, the EUTC production of Cyprus Avenue, at the Bedlam to Saturday, fools with laughter before stunning you to silence.

October 11, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
Antigone na h’Éireann

Antigone na h’Éireann

★★★☆☆ Intriguing modernisation:

Antigone na h’Éireann, by Aulos Productions at Paradise in the Vault, is a reworking of Greek tragedy that has some odd transitions in mood, but hangs together impressively.

August 10, 2018 | By | Reply More
Takin’ Over the Asylum

Takin’ Over the Asylum

★★★★☆ Serious comedy:

‘We are loonies and we are proud’ declare the cast of Takin’ Over The Asylum – a statement that many will find a combination of over-worthiness and bad taste.

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Tom at the Farm

Tom at the Farm

★★★★☆ Compelling:

The energy and commitment of Tom at the Farm at the Bedlam are more than enough to overcome some less convincing moments and provide a compellingly dark spectacle.

February 8, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
Joe at the helm…

Joe at the helm…

EUTC stage UK premier of Bouchard hit:

The Edinburgh University Theatre Company is staging the UK premiere of Michel Marc Bouchard’s Tom at the Farm at the Bedlam, opening on February 7 2018, under the direction of Joe Christie.

January 27, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
Jack and the Beanstalk

Jack and the Beanstalk

★★★★☆ Satisfying:

There is a warmth and sense of tradition to Jack and the Beanstalk at the Church Hill Theatre that makes it an extremely attractive proposition.

December 17, 2017 | By | 2 Replies More
EPT’s windy bottom

EPT’s windy bottom

Has beans not has-beens in Panto land:

Edinburgh People’s Theatre doesn’t give a hill of beans for modern turns on panto tradition, just the usual bag of magic ones, as the company prepares the Church Hill Theatre for Jack and the Beanstalk, its 66th consecutive pantomime.

December 13, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
A View From The Bridge

A View From The Bridge

★★★☆☆ Well told:

A View from the Bridge, Arthur Miller’s great tragedy of loyalty and miss-placed love in the tenements of the waterfront slums of 1950s New York is given a solid production from the EUTC at Bedlam this week.

October 27, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
The Diary of Anne Frank

The Diary of Anne Frank

★★★★☆ All too real:
Well performed, well directed and extremely affecting, EUTC’s Diary of Anne Frank at the Bedlam is a thoroughly timely production.

February 10, 2017 | By | Reply More
Goldilocks pictured

Goldilocks pictured

EPT’s Panto in Pictures:
Edinburgh People’s Theatre is rocking the Church Hill Theatre this week until Saturday 17 December 2016, with its four star production of Goldilocks and the Three Bears.

December 12, 2016 | By | Reply More