David Greig

The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart

The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart

★★★★★ Celebratory

The Royal Lyceum’s revival of the renowned The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart, at the University of Edinburgh’s Playfair Library, keeps everything that has made the play such a success. And then adds more on top.

August 7, 2022 | By | Reply More
Charlie’s Edinburgh Ticket

Charlie’s Edinburgh Ticket

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory for Edinburgh Playhouse

Tickets go on sale on Friday April 22 for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – The Musical which is touring to Edinburgh for three weeks in April 2023.

April 21, 2022 | By | Reply More
Online Xmas Viewing

Online Xmas Viewing

Shows to see if your panto is cancelled

Covid has caused nearly all theatre in Scotland to be cancelled, but Dundee Rep, the Gaiety Ayr and the Edinburgh Lyceum theatres have made online versions of their Christmas shows available to the public.

December 26, 2021 | By | Reply More
Lyceum sets return

Lyceum sets return

Big bold plays mark the Lyceum’s return season

There have been moths, floods and ceiling collapses, but the Lyceum will finally reopen in November with a big, bold season of plays, according to its artistic director David Greig.

September 28, 2021 | By | Reply More
Playing With Books – the Yellow Door

Playing With Books – the Yellow Door

The last of this year’s Playing With Books events at the Book Festival was a singular piece. The Yellow Door was even more of a ‘work in progress’ than is usual for the strand as it is not yet even a book. I

August 31, 2021 | By | Reply More
Playing With Books – the Long Drop

Playing With Books – the Long Drop

..and other recent Book Festival events

The Book Festival continues in its new home at the Edinburgh College of Art on Lauriston Place, and also continues to offer events of interest to theatre-goers.

August 26, 2021 | By | Reply More
Black Diamonds and the Blue Brazil

Black Diamonds and the Blue Brazil

★★★☆☆ Human

The latest Sound Stage production from the Lyceum and Pitlochry Festival Theatre, Black Diamonds and the Blue Brazil, is a funny and affecting tale of love and obsession set in the decaying heartlands of Scottish industry and football.

July 21, 2021 | By | Reply More
Adventures with the Painted People

Adventures with the Painted People

★★★★★    Perfect timing and setting

David Greig’s Adventures with the Painted People is a clever and evocative piece of theatre which is only enhanced both by being the first full theatre production in Scotland since lockdown and by its performance in Pitlochry’s new Covid-secure amphitheatre.

June 13, 2021 | By | Reply More
Lyceum’s L20 artists

Lyceum’s L20 artists

All 21 Lyceum L20 artists announced

The Lyceum has announced the 21 creatives have been invited to join the pilot year of its multi-discipline artists attachment programme, L20, which will run through 2021.

January 29, 2021 | By | Reply More
Lyceum’s home theatre experience

Lyceum’s home theatre experience

Sound Stage offers “at home theatre experience”

A new play by Mark Ravenhill is to open Sound Stage, the Lyceum’s latest experimental online theatre season of eight new premieres from leading Scottish and British playwrights, presented in an immersive audio theatre setting.

January 13, 2021 | By | Reply More