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The Front Page

The Front Page

★★★★☆ Extreme energy:

There is more nervous energy in Edinburg Theatre Arts’ The Front Page at St Ninian’s Hall than in five average Fringe productions, and the result is very pleasing.

August 10, 2018 | By | Reply More
Jumpers For Goalposts

Jumpers For Goalposts

★★★★☆   Warm applause:

Any preconceptions about a play depicting five-a-side football should instantly be put aside for Tom Wells’s Jumpers For Goalposts.

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A Fistful of Mondays

A Fistful of Mondays

★★★★☆ Yee-ha!

Low-key but satisfying, Saughtonhall Drama Group’s A Fistful of Mondays which has a limited run to Saturday is attractively humorous.

August 9, 2018 | By | Reply More
Skirt

Skirt

★★★★☆   Challenging stereotypes The Royal Scots Club (Venue 241): Mon 6 – Sat 11 Aug 2018 Review by Sarah Moyes Can women really have it all? is the question on everyone’s minds in Skirt, Claire Wood’s thought-provoking play for the Edinburgh Graduate Theatre Company at the Royal Scots Club. Skirt centres around Becs, a single mum […]

August 8, 2018 | By | Reply More
Cambusdonald Royal

Cambusdonald Royal

★★★★☆   Knockout knockabout
Mayfield Salisbury Church (Venue 11): Fri 3–Sat 18 Aug 2018
Review by Hugh Simpson

There is an air of freshness and fun to Cambusdonald Royal from Edinburgh People’s Theatre at Mayfield Salisbury Church.

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You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown

You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown

★★★★☆   Fun from the Peanuts gallery:

A classic family musical is revived by a capital company at Paradise in Augustines, as newcomers Bare Productions take on You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown.

August 7, 2018 | By | 6 Replies More
The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz

★★★☆☆     Colourful Fun:

Edinburgh’s Tribe Porty Youth Theatre takes us down the yellow brick road in this fun and entertaining take on the classic, The Wizard of Oz.

August 5, 2018 | By | Reply More
One Musical To Rule Them All

One Musical To Rule Them All

★★★★☆   Hilarious parody:

Take a trip to Riddle Earth with Foyo and company as One Musical to Rule Them All, Sam Eastop’s hilarious and silly Lord of the Rings parody returns to the Fringe.

August 5, 2018 | By | Reply More
Sweet Choreographer sought

Sweet Choreographer sought

Choreographer for Sweet Charity sought:

Edinburgh Music Theatre has put out an open call for a choreographer for its 2019 production of the Fosse smash hit Sweet Charity

August 4, 2018 | By | Reply More
Sister Act

Sister Act

★★★★★   Nun better:

Tuneful, wonderfully acted and with the comic momentum of a juggernaut, Forth Children’s Theatre’s Sister Act at the Edinburgh Tabernacle is almost unimaginably entertaining.

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