Dominic Hill

Cyrano de Bergerac

Cyrano de Bergerac

★★★★★ Irresistible:

Visually and verbally intoxicating, Cyrano de Bergerac at the Lyceum is a riotous, joyous expression of the human spirit.

October 14, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
Oresteia: This Restless House

Oresteia: This Restless House

★★★★☆    Drips grandeur:
Huge and elemental forces drive This Restless House, the version of the Oresteia by Zinnie Harris originally produced by the Citizens’ Glasgow and the National Theatre of Scotland last year.

August 24, 2017 | By | 3 Replies More
Hay Fever

Hay Fever

★★★☆☆ Too cool:
Solidly acted but only sporadically funny, the Lyceum and the Citizens Theatre co-production of Hay Fever is entirely serviceable but all too forgettable.

March 15, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
The #CATS16 winners

The #CATS16 winners

Wait ends for Godot at CATS:
The Lyceum’s production of Waiting for Godot has won the Best Production award at this year’s Critics Awards for Theatre in Scotland.

June 13, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
Review – Crime and Punishment

Review – Crime and Punishment

Absorbing and intelligent, the new adaptation of Crime and Punishment by Chris Hannan and directed by Dominic Hill makes for powerful entertainment at the Lyceum.

October 24, 2013 | By | 4 Replies More
Laughing around the Edinburgh Fringe: Day Three…

Laughing around the Edinburgh Fringe: Day Three…

Futureproof, Comedy lunch, Sans Hotel and the World According to Bertie By Thom Dibdin Edinburgh was laughing on Sunday. It laughed in the rain, still streaming down, it laughed with the comedy mob, it laughed with the locals and with the visitors and it reserved its biggest laugh for the theatre. It was the day […]

August 9, 2011 | By | Reply More
Edinburgh On The Edinburgh Fringe

Edinburgh On The Edinburgh Fringe

Edinburgh-based professional companies appearing in the fringe:

It’s Edinburgh’s festival, no matter what the nay-saying nutters who comment on the Scotsman’s website might write. More tickets are sold to Edinburgh residents than to anyone else and it would seem that every Edinburgh-based theatre company, whether professional or amateur, has a show on.

August 1, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
Theatre Review – Any Given Day

Theatre Review – Any Given Day

* * * * Traverse Theatre Review by Thom Dibdin Thunderous in its dark, brooding intensity and emotionally sapping outcome, Linda McLean’s pair of conjoined plays for the Traverse is a twisted night of theatre which explores our fear of the unknown with a chilling eye for detail. This is not fun-show, good-times entertainment. Indeed, […]

June 3, 2010 | By | Reply More
Cream of Edinburgh’s theatrical talent top CATS nominations

Cream of Edinburgh’s theatrical talent top CATS nominations

By Thom Dibdin Edinburgh’s theatres and production companies have made a strong showing in the shortlist for this year’s Critics Awards for the Theatre in Scotland, picking up 15 of the 40 possible nominations, in 8 of the 10 categories. Leading the field is the Traverse, with six nominations for last Autumn’s The Dark Things, […]

May 14, 2010 | By | Reply More
Thomas casts off spells for spell in suburbia

Thomas casts off spells for spell in suburbia

By Thom Dibdin Sian Thomas, who played Amelia Bones in the Harry Potter movies, has just been announced to play Stevie in the Traverse’s Scottish premiere of Edward Albee’s The Goat, or Who is Sylvia?. John Ramm, who played Doc Golightly alongside Anna Friel in the Theatre Royal’s Breakfast at Tiffany’s, is her husband, Martin, […]

March 16, 2010 | By | Reply More