Liz Lochhead

EIF Postpones Launch

EIF Postpones Launch

Changed date now cancelled, due to Covid-19

The Edinburgh International Festival has postponed the launch of the 2020 Festival, which had already been changed to an online only event on Wednesday 18 March.

March 16, 2020 | By | Reply More
Mary Queen of Scots got her Head Chopped Off

Mary Queen of Scots got her Head Chopped Off

★★★★☆  Clear bright corbie:

The EUTC bring a strong understanding and sense of purpose to this production of Liz Lochhead’s great 1987 play Mary Queen of Scots Got Her Head Chopped Off, at the Bedlam to Saturday.

November 6, 2019 | By | Reply More
Tartuffe

Tartuffe

★★★★☆    Great Scots:

The fundamental comic energy, pace and Scots snap Leitheatre give to Tartuffe at St Serf’s is very welcome, making for a refreshing, breezy production.

August 11, 2019 | By | 2 Replies More
Good Things

Good Things

★★★☆☆ Heartfelt:
There are plenty of Good Things in the Makars’ production of Liz Lochhead’s play of that name, in a production that is solid if not spectacular.

May 5, 2017 | By | Reply More
Thon Man Moliere

Thon Man Moliere

★★★★☆ Excellent performances:
Beautifully staged and excellently acted, the Lyceum’s premiere of Liz Lochhead’s Thon Man Moliere is a charming and largely compelling production.

May 26, 2016 | By | Reply More
Thon Woman Lochhead

Thon Woman Lochhead

World premiere for new Lochhead at Lyceum:
The world premiere of Thon Man Moliere, Liz Lochhead’s play about the life and times of the playwright Moliere, opens at the Lyceum this week.

May 24, 2016 | By | Reply More
Dear Scotland – Review

Dear Scotland – Review

✭✭✭✭✩ Portrait of a mindset

Dear Scotland, You are a country of many fine actors, both young and old, a country with many ideas that have to be said and with many people who have the wit to say them. Now the NTS has found a stage on which this to happen.

April 29, 2014 | By | Reply More
First Look: Dear Scotland

First Look: Dear Scotland

It is half time at the press performances of Dear Scotland, the National Theatre of Scotland’s collaboration with the National Portrait Gallery. While we wait for Tour B to start, here are some photos of the show taken by Peter Dibdin.

April 28, 2014 | By | Reply More
Review – Liz Lochhead: Apple Says Aaah – and Other Poems, Pommes and People

Review – Liz Lochhead: Apple Says Aaah – and Other Poems, Pommes and People

There are many fine writers who cannot do justice to their own material in performance, let alone impressing when reading the works of others. Liz Lochhead, as always, is an exception.

August 13, 2013 | By | Reply More
Review – Mary Queen of Scots Got Her Head Chopped Off

Review – Mary Queen of Scots Got Her Head Chopped Off

A strong and straightforward telling of the relationship between Mary Queen of Scots and her cousin, Queen Elizabeth the first of England, rises out of Edinburgh People’s Theatre’s production at the Church Hill Theatre until Saturday.

May 23, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More