David Grimes

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
Hand to God

Hand to God

★★★★☆  Hot puppet action:

Packed with expletives and hot puppet-on-puppet action, EGTG’s thoroughly entertaining production of Robert Askin’s Hand to God at the Assembly Roxy is not for the faint hearted.

April 10, 2019 | By | Reply More
Southern Comfort

Southern Comfort

EGTG take on Puppet Profanity:

The devil is coming to Edinburgh this Easter holidays thanks to EGTG – a company that revels in a challenge and upholds the long tradition of the city’s amateur companies in taking on difficult work.

April 5, 2019 | By | Reply More
Dear Brutus

Dear Brutus

★★★★☆ Old world charm:

Threepenny Theatricals’ Dear Brutus at the Church Hill is a resolutely odd piece, hugely uneven in tone, but discharged with such grace and skill that is compulsively watchable.

February 8, 2019 | By | Reply More
EGTG’s 2019 shows

EGTG’s 2019 shows

EGTG announce ambitious 2019 programme:

The Edinburgh Graduate Theatre Group has announced that it will stage four full length productions and two one-acts in 2019, as well as running a programme of improvised theatre during the year.

October 10, 2018 | By | Reply More
Grads’ open Auditions

Grads’ open Auditions

Open call for EGTG’s EdFringe shows:

The Edinburgh Graduate Theatre Group has put out an open for auditions for its two productions which will run at Royal Scots Club during week one of EdFringe 2018.

April 12, 2018 | By | 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
Grads announce 2018 shows

Grads announce 2018 shows

Almodovar, Shakespeare and Wood for EGTG:

The Edinburgh Graduate Theatre Group has announced its 2018 productions with four full length shows added to its entries to the SCDA’s one act competition.

November 16, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
Reckless Auditions

Reckless Auditions

Grads’ open auditions for Autumn show:
The Edinburgh Graduate Theatre Company has put out an open audition call for its December 2017 production of Reckless by Craig Lucas, which will be playing the Assembly Roxy for four nights.

July 18, 2017 | By | Reply More