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An Edinburgh Christmas Carol

An Edinburgh Christmas Carol

★★★☆☆  Comedy overshadows pathos:

An Edinburgh Christmas Carol, the Lyceum’s Christmas re-invention of Dickens, is a full-on comic display that is undoubtedly pleasing despite apparently missing some important points.

November 30, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
The Man Who Followed His Legs

The Man Who Followed His Legs

★★★★☆ Truthful:
Heartbreaking and uplifting – sometimes at the same time – The Man Who Followed His Legs, follows a couple of young Edinburgh miners, Hearts fans, who join up for McCrae’s Battalion in the first world war.

November 2, 2016 | By | Reply More
Scarlet Carnage

Scarlet Carnage

Well REaD at the Roxy:
Its ginger of bust at the Assembly Roxy this week, where Glasgow-based multi-genre company, tidy carnage, arrive for one night of their subversive redhead cabaret REaD.

May 15, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
Marwick’s VPT debut

Marwick’s VPT debut

Village Pub Theatre gets Eurotrashy:
Xana Marwick is will make her VPT debut this next Tuesday, 20 October 2015, as the short-form theatre specialists take on the theme of Europe.

October 16, 2015 | By | Reply More
Foolish ways

Foolish ways

VPT springs an April Fool:
Comic poet Pab Roberts is to join the writers and performers of the Village Pub Theatre this Wednesday, as the pop-up theatre company celebrate the first of April.

March 31, 2015 | By | Reply More
VPT’s Big Thaw

VPT’s Big Thaw

Pub Theatre launchs Spring Season:
The Village Pub Theatre is launching its Spring season of script-in-hand performances of new theatre, tonight, with The Big Thaw.

March 2, 2015 | By | Reply More
Groundhog Day for VPT

Groundhog Day for VPT

Village Pub Theatre celebrates Bill Murray:
Ever one for the innovative approach, Edinburgh’s Village Pub Theatre is performing a Bill Murray Pub Quiz as part of its next event, this Monday at the Village Pub.

February 1, 2015 | By | Reply More
Post-Valentine erotica for VPT

Post-Valentine erotica for VPT

The thrill of erotica in many and varied styles and outfits is to be the theme for this week’s Village Pub Theatre, with details revealed here on Æ for the first time.

February 18, 2014 | By | Reply More
VPT’s Spooky Shorts return

VPT’s Spooky Shorts return

Halloween sees the return of Village Pub Theatre’s Spooky Shorts, when a half dozen all-round disturbing and thrillsome new plays will be performed script-in-hand down at the Village Pub in Leith.

October 30, 2013 | By | Reply More
Review – Dark Road

Review – Dark Road

✭✭✭✩✩ Intriguing but imperfect:
An excellent cast and some intriguing ideas – which are not all fully realised – mark out the Dark Road of Ian Rankin and Mark Thomson’s collaboration, which runs at the Lyceum until October 19.

September 29, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More