Bedlam Theatre

Barry

Barry

★★★☆☆      Smiling engagement:

Barry, Shrinking Violet’s devised play which is at the Bedlam for five days only, attempts to find out who Edinburgh’s famous Doctor James Barry really was.

August 26, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
EdFringe Theatre – Youth & Student companies

EdFringe Theatre – Youth & Student companies

Edinburgh’s Youth and Student 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 | 2 Replies More
Edinburgh Remembers

Edinburgh Remembers

Theatres stand up to remember the Armistice:

As the centenary of the Armistice at the end of the First World War approaches on Sunday 11 November 2018, a number of plays and performances in Edinburgh are marking the event.

November 5, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
Jerusalem

Jerusalem

★★★★☆ Furious energy:

The EUTC’s production of Jez Butterworth’s celebrated Jerusalem at the Bedlam has so much drive and chutzpah that it is an undoubted success.

October 26, 2018 | By | Reply More
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
Eight

Eight

★★★★☆ Powerful monologues:

There is a confidence and spirit to Eight, at the Bedlam, that makes for highly successful theatre.

August 21, 2018 | By | 2 Replies More
Dolly Drops a Date

Dolly Drops a Date

The latest on snow-affected performances in Edinburgh:

After the disruptions of the week, most productions will be going ahead this weekend, although the knock-on effect of the snow is that SLO is opening Hello Dolly! at the King’s a day later than planned.

March 3, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
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
Blue Stockings

Blue Stockings

★★★☆☆    Fierce

There is a real sense of anger and fight to the EUTC’s production of Jessica Swale’s Blue Stockings at the Bedlam to Saturday, about the first female students at Cambridge University.

November 9, 2017 | By | 2 Replies More
The One

The One

★★★☆☆ Revealing:

Smart, sexy and disturbingly dark, the EUTC’s production of Vicky Jones’ first play, The One, is getting a limited two date run at the Bedlam this week.

November 2, 2017 | By | Reply More