Edinburgh Makars

Perfect Wedding

Perfect Wedding

★★★★★    Practically perfect:

Perfect Wedding, the Edinburgh Makars’ production at the Royal Scots, is an object lesson in how to put on a farce.

August 20, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
EdFringe Theatre – Amateur Companies

EdFringe Theatre – Amateur Companies

Edinburgh’s Amateur theatre companies at EdFringe:

As the fringe continues to grow, so does the input from Edinburgh-based companies. This year there are an unprecedented 93 different productions in the theatre section of the Fringe programme alone.

July 30, 2019 | By | 3 Replies More
Prescription For Murder

Prescription For Murder

★★★☆☆ Pleasing:

Prescription For Murder, from the Edinburgh Makars at the Church Hill Theatre, is one of those odd English crime dramas that provide more reassurance than apprehension.

April 12, 2019 | By | Reply More
One Acts Ride Again

One Acts Ride Again

SCDA One Act Festival:

A new trophy will be unveiled at the Edinburgh District leg of the 2019 Scottish Community Drama Association’s one act play competition, which plays at the Church Hill Theatre this week.

February 18, 2019 | By | 3 Replies More
Plaza Suite

Plaza Suite

★★★☆☆ Erratic comedy:

The Edinburgh Makars’ production of Neil Simon’s Plaza Suite has considerable comic appeal, even if it takes some time to materialise.

August 21, 2018 | By | Reply More
EdFringe Theatre – Amateur companies

EdFringe Theatre – Amateur companies

Edinburgh’s Amateur theatre companies on the Fringe:

There are more shows made by Edinburgh-based companies at this year’s fringe than all the shows at the 1972 Edinburgh fringe put together. Here’s our listing of the Amateur Theatre Companies.

July 30, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
One-Act Fest is Back

One-Act Fest is Back

SCDA One Act Fest returns to Church Hill:

Fans of one-act drama are spoilt for choice next week, as the Scottish Community Drama Association’s one act festival hits the Church Hill Theatre with nine, count ’em, new productions over three nights.

February 7, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
Neighbourhood Watch

Neighbourhood Watch

★★★☆☆  Stately:
There is a comic and political bite to the Edinburgh Makars’ Neighbourhood Watch that gives it as much impact as other Alan Ayckbourn productions of twice the length and many times the budget.

August 22, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
Good Things

Good Things

★★★☆☆ Heartfelt:
There are plenty of Good Things in the Makars’ production of Liz Lochhead’s play of that name, in a production that is solid if not spectacular.

May 5, 2017 | By | Reply More
Leitheatre win One Acts

Leitheatre win One Acts

SCDA One Act Festival Winners Announced:
Leitheatre has won the Edinburgh and District round of the SCDA one act play festival with a production of Evelyn Hood’s A Wake for Donald.

February 19, 2017 | By | Reply More