John Dove

The Crucible

The Crucible

★★★☆☆ Clear focus:
Exceptional clarity characterises the Lyceum’s production of The Crucible, whose focus on small details reaps rewards but does so at the expense of dramatic impact.

February 21, 2016 | By | Reply More
Faith Healer

Faith Healer

✭✭✭✭✩ Truth or lies?:
There is an evasive, poetic feel to Brian Friel’s Faith Healer, running at the Lyceum until Saturday February 7, 2015.

January 18, 2015 | By | Reply More
Lyceum season 2014-15 launched

Lyceum season 2014-15 launched

The Royal Lyceum’s 2014/15 season has been announced, with a pair of world premieres bookending a programme otherwise packed with classic theatre.

May 19, 2014 | By | Reply More
Pressure

Pressure

★★★★☆ Atmospheric Pressure:

Involving, emotional and well-crafted, David Haig’s new play about the background to D-Day provides a successful finale to the current Lyceum season.

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Eternal Love – Review

Eternal Love – Review

✭✭✭✩✩ Eternal zest

An entertaining and thought-provoking diversion, Howard Benton’s take on Abelard and Heloise is at the King’s theatre until Satuday.

March 19, 2014 | By | Reply More
Preview for the week: 18 – 24 January, 2010

Preview for the week: 18 – 24 January, 2010

It’s a quiet week on Edinburgh’s stages, at least in term of the number of shows. But just feel that depth as John Dove’s excellent new production of The Price gets into full gear at the Lyceum and a certain Connie Fisher turns up at the Playhouse. There’s more singing at the Festival theatre – […]

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