Graham Bell

The Cemetery Club

The Cemetery Club

★★★★☆ Gravely good:

The Cemetery Club is a low-key, deeply traditional play, but in the hands of Edinburgh People’s Theatre it has a gentle resonance that is rather affecting.

March 14, 2019 | By | 2 Replies More
Grave comedy for Church Hill

Grave comedy for Church Hill

EPT present Menchell favourite:

Edinburgh People’s Theatre return to the Church Hill Theatre this week with four performances of Ivan Menchell’s late Eighties comedy The Cemetery Club.

March 11, 2019 | By | Reply More
Little Red Riding Hood

Little Red Riding Hood

★★★★☆ Traditionally welcome:

There is a great deal in Little Red Riding Hood at the Church Hill Theatre that is involving, warm and funny.

December 16, 2018 | By | Reply More
Cambusdonald Royal

Cambusdonald Royal

★★★★☆   Knockout knockabout
Mayfield Salisbury Church (Venue 11): Fri 3–Sat 18 Aug 2018
Review by Hugh Simpson

There is an air of freshness and fun to Cambusdonald Royal from Edinburgh People’s Theatre at Mayfield Salisbury Church.

August 8, 2018 | By | 3 Replies More
Jack and the Beanstalk

Jack and the Beanstalk

★★★★☆ Satisfying:

There is a warmth and sense of tradition to Jack and the Beanstalk at the Church Hill Theatre that makes it an extremely attractive proposition.

December 17, 2017 | By | 2 Replies More
EPT’s windy bottom

EPT’s windy bottom

Has beans not has-beens in Panto land:

Edinburgh People’s Theatre doesn’t give a hill of beans for modern turns on panto tradition, just the usual bag of magic ones, as the company prepares the Church Hill Theatre for Jack and the Beanstalk, its 66th consecutive pantomime.

December 13, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
Wedding Fever

Wedding Fever

★★★★☆  Cavalcade of laughs:
Huge fun and some genuinely good comic acting are to be found in Edinburgh People’s Theatre’s Wedding Fever.

August 9, 2017 | By | 2 Replies More
The Diary of Anne Frank

The Diary of Anne Frank

★★★★☆ Necessary:

Combining delicacy, steel and emotional truth, Edinburgh People’s Theatre’s production of The Diary of Anne Frank is both timely and accomplished.

June 1, 2017 | By | 2 Replies More
The Importance of Being Earnest

The Importance of Being Earnest

★★★☆☆ Judicious:
There is a studied air to Edinburgh People’s Theatre’s production of The Importance of Being Earnest that pays dividends, but also brings disadvantages.

March 30, 2017 | By | Reply More
Being Earnest

Being Earnest

EPT play Wilde at the Church Hill:
Edinburgh People’s Theatre is bringing one of the best loved and best known plays in English (outside Shakespeare), back to the Church Hill Theatre.

March 28, 2017 | By | Reply More