Graham Bell

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 | 1 Reply 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
Goldilocks & The Three Bears

Goldilocks & The Three Bears

★★★★☆ Just right:
Tuneful, funny and an utterly traditional pantomime, EPT’s Goldilocks and the Three Bears comes out with all guns blazing and satisfies completely.

December 10, 2016 | By | 2 Replies More
Black Comedy

Black Comedy

✭✭✭✭✩ Fast-paced fun:
Excellent comic timing is a feature of Arkle’s extremely enjoyable Black Comedy at the Royal Scots Club.

August 18, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
Blackadder Goes Forth

Blackadder Goes Forth

★★★★☆ Imaginative:
Sensitively acted and particularly well staged, EPT’s Blackadder Goes Forth is loyal to its source but has enough individuality to stand on its own.

April 7, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
Cunning EPT Foxes

Cunning EPT Foxes

EPT go forth with classic Blackadder:
Edinburgh People’s Theatre is staging a rare production of classic BBC comedy Blackadder this week at the Church Hill Theatre.

April 4, 2016 | By | Reply More