Ian Lawson

The Hollow

The Hollow

★★★☆☆   Stately:

Huge care and attention has gone into the staging of Threepenny Theatricals’ version of Agatha Christie’s The Hollow. That care, however, does mean that there is a definite absence of energy in a production that never outstays its welcome but frequently threatens to.

February 7, 2020 | By | Reply More
Ruddygore

Ruddygore

★★★☆☆ Precise:
Musically rigorous and staged with clarity, there is a definition to EDGAS’s Ruddygore than compensates for a certain lack of sparkle.

March 22, 2017 | By | Reply More
Me and My Girl

Me and My Girl

★★★★☆ Thoroughly tuneful:
Very fine performances and some chorus numbers of an exceptional standard mark out Me and My Girl, EDGAS’s latest foray into non-G&S material at the Church Hill, to Saturday.

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The Gondoliers

The Gondoliers

★★★★☆ Sugar-coated satire:
Good satire never dies but is endlessly topical, as Edinburgh Gilbert and Sullivan Society prove in their production of The Gondoliers at the King’s Theatre this week.

March 9, 2016 | By | Reply More
Venetian favourite for EdGAS

Venetian favourite for EdGAS

Late G&S favourite floats into town:
It’s all G&S and Gondoliers at the King’s this week as the Edinburgh Gilbert and Sullivan Society returns with an old favourite of the Savoy Opera repertoire.

March 7, 2016 | By | Reply More
The Pirates of Penzance

The Pirates of Penzance

✭✭✭✭✩ Plenty of pizzazz:
Fun, games and top-notch singing abound in The Pirates of Penzance at the King’s. The Edinburgh Gilbert and Sullivan Society’s production is reassuringly traditional, very strong musically, and extremely funny.

March 26, 2015 | By | Reply More
Review – The Sorcerer

Review – The Sorcerer

★★★☆☆ Slight of hand:

Fun and frothy, there is little to deconstruct in Edinburgh G&S Society’s entertaining and distinctly slight production of The Sorcerer, which is at the Church Hill theatre to Saturday.

October 30, 2013 | By | Reply More