Alan Taylor

Thoroughly Modern Millie

Thoroughly Modern Millie

★★☆☆☆   Shiny-edged:

Exhilarating moments and a couple of great individual performances ensure a shiny edge to Encore’s production of Thoroughly Modern Millie at the Brunton to Saturday.

May 18, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
Muriel Spark: Creme de la Creme

Muriel Spark: Creme de la Creme

★★★★☆   Literary:

On the eve of the centenary of Muriel Spark’s birth, the Usher hall was packed for Muriel Spark: Creme de la Creme, an evening of readings, reminiscences and a performed reading of the Edinburgh-born author’s only play.

February 1, 2018 | By | Reply More
Oklahoma!

Oklahoma!

★★★☆☆ Tuneful:
Tender and melodic, Encore’s production of Oklahoma! at the Brunton to Saturday is marked out by some striking vocal performances and clever attention to romantic detail.

May 11, 2017 | By | Reply More
Me and My Girl

Me and My Girl

✭✭✭✭✩ “Go there, stay there!”

Encore, the East Lothian-based amateur theatre company, certainly deserve their applause as they take the musical journey from Lambeth Walk to Hampshire in a bright My and My Girl.

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