Helen Logan

Local Hero

Local Hero

★★★☆☆ Charming:

Local Hero, the Lyceum’s co-production with the Old Vic, has the authenticity and drive one would expect considering the source material, but fails to add much that is new.

March 24, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
Local Hero Extends Run

Local Hero Extends Run

Extra fortnight and full cast announced:

The world premiere production of the musical adaptation of Local Hero at the Royal Lyceum has scheduled an additional two weeks of performances as it announces full casting for the show.

January 19, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Last Witch

The Last Witch

★★★★☆ Hard as rock:

There is a visceral compulsion to Pitlochry Festival Theatre and Firebrand’s The Last Witch at the Traverse. While apparently telling of a disappeared world, its evocations of fears, suspicions and power imbalances are worryingly contemporary.

November 9, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Sunshine Ghost

The Sunshine Ghost

★★★☆☆    Reassuring:

Spirited and melodic, the first small-scale run of The Sunshine Ghost is not yet the finished article but shows signs of developing into something popular.

October 8, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
Sunshine Daydream

Sunshine Daydream

World premiere for new musical:
A new musical by Edinburgh-based pairing of storyteller Andy Cannon and composer Richard Ferguson had its world premiere in The Studio this weekend before setting off on a Scottish tour.

October 8, 2017 | By | Reply More