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Krapp’s Last Tape

Krapp’s Last Tape

★★★★☆  Authentic Krapp:

Wistful and careful, Arkle’s production of Krapp’s Last Tape brings out the humanity in Beckett’s masterpiece. Often seen as a forbidding play, there is nothing remotely inaccessible about this.

August 23, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Taming of the Shrew

The Taming of the Shrew

★★★☆☆ Uneven updating:

Arkle’s take on The Taming of the Shrew is a largely successful attempt to make relevant one of Shakespeare’s plays that is most troubling to modern audiences.

August 14, 2019 | By | Reply More
Low Level Panic

Low Level Panic

★★★★☆    High level:

Arkle’s early-evening production of Low Level Panic at the Royal Scots Club is excellently put together and performed.

August 13, 2019 | By | Reply More
EdFringe Theatre – Amateur Companies

EdFringe Theatre – Amateur Companies

Edinburgh’s Amateur theatre companies at EdFringe:

As the fringe continues to grow, so does the input from Edinburgh-based companies. This year there are an unprecedented 93 different productions in the theatre section of the Fringe programme alone.

July 30, 2019 | By | 3 Replies More
The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-In-The-Moon Marigolds

The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-In-The-Moon Marigolds

★★★☆☆  Inexact science:

Arkle’s production of Paul Zindel’s The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-In-The-Moon Marigolds at the Hill Street Theatre is an uneven but ultimately fulfilling exploration of angry insecurities and brittle dreams.

March 21, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
EdFringe Theatre – Amateur companies

EdFringe Theatre – Amateur companies

Edinburgh’s Amateur theatre companies on the Fringe:

There are more shows made by Edinburgh-based companies at this year’s fringe than all the shows at the 1972 Edinburgh fringe put together. Here’s our listing of the Amateur Theatre Companies.

July 30, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
Arkle Fringe Auditions

Arkle Fringe Auditions

Arkle issue open call for EdFringe shows:

Edinburgh amateur company Arkle theatre has put out an open call to its auditions for its two 2018 EdFringe shows, which will run for week two of the fringe at the Royal Scots Club.

April 3, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
Travels With My Aunt

Travels With My Aunt

★★★★☆ Inventive:

There is a beautiful comic rhythm to Arkle’s Travels With My Aunt at the Assembly Roxy, coupled with an almost boundless invention in its staging, that is very pleasing indeed.

March 22, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
Travels with my Arkle

Travels with my Arkle

Arkle casting call and 2018 Season announced:

Edinburgh amateur company Arkle has put out an open call for its Spring 2018 production of Travels With My Aunt as it announces is full schedule for 2018.

November 30, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
Outside Mullingar

Outside Mullingar

★★★☆☆      Recognisably truthful:
Gentle comedy and believable emotion predominate in Arkle Theatre’s accomplished Outside Mullingar at the Royal Scots Club.

August 16, 2017 | By | Reply More