David Lyle

The Pirates of Penzance

The Pirates of Penzance

★★★★☆ Beyond duty

The Edinburgh Gilbert and Sullivan Society bring a production of The Pirates of Penzance to the King’s which goes beyond the call of duty, being packed with high points – and no low ones to speak of.

March 24, 2022 | By | 1 Reply More
The Mikado

The Mikado

★★★☆☆  Solid

There are big ambitions and some sparkling moments to Edinburgh Gilbert and Sullivan Society’s latest take on The Mikado, which at the King’s Theatre all week to Saturday.

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Jesus Christ Superstar

Jesus Christ Superstar

★★★☆☆ Hobbled:

There are some bright elements to the Edinburgh Gilbert and Sullivan Society’s production of Jesus Christ Superstar, which is at the Church Hill Theatre all week.

October 26, 2018 | By | 3 Replies More
HMS Pinafore

HMS Pinafore

★★★★☆   Hits the heights:

There is a strong musicality and big professional polish to EdGAS’s production of H.M.S. Pinafore which is at the King’s Theatre until Saturday.

March 22, 2018 | By | Reply More
Oklahoma!

Oklahoma!

★★★★☆  Spirited:

Melodic drive and fine performances make EDGAS’s Oklahoma! at the Church Hill until Saturday a real treat.

October 27, 2017 | By | Reply More
Ruddygore

Ruddygore

★★★☆☆ Precise:
Musically rigorous and staged with clarity, there is a definition to EDGAS’s Ruddygore than compensates for a certain lack of sparkle.

March 22, 2017 | By | Reply More
Me and My Girl

Me and My Girl

★★★★☆ Thoroughly tuneful:
Very fine performances and some chorus numbers of an exceptional standard mark out Me and My Girl, EDGAS’s latest foray into non-G&S material at the Church Hill, to Saturday.

October 27, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
The Gondoliers

The Gondoliers

★★★★☆ Sugar-coated satire:
Good satire never dies but is endlessly topical, as Edinburgh Gilbert and Sullivan Society prove in their production of The Gondoliers at the King’s Theatre this week.

March 9, 2016 | By | Reply More
South Pacific

South Pacific

★★★★☆ Slick and sassy:
The vibrant colours of a lush, South Pacific tropical garden, with views to a distant volcanic island, frame Edinburgh Gilbert and Sullivan Society’s offering for this dreich October up at the Church Hill all week.

October 29, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More
The Pirates of Penzance

The Pirates of Penzance

✭✭✭✭✩ Plenty of pizzazz:
Fun, games and top-notch singing abound in The Pirates of Penzance at the King’s. The Edinburgh Gilbert and Sullivan Society’s production is reassuringly traditional, very strong musically, and extremely funny.

March 26, 2015 | By | Reply More