Lynsey Spence

Takin’ Over the Asylum

Takin’ Over the Asylum

★★★★☆ Serious comedy:

‘We are loonies and we are proud’ declare the cast of Takin’ Over The Asylum – a statement that many will find a combination of over-worthiness and bad taste.

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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.

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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.

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Triple Decker of Comedy

Triple Decker of Comedy

★★★☆☆ Funny:
Full of energy and laughter, St Serf’s Players’ Triple Decker of Comedy is a patchy affair, but extremely endearing.

June 2, 2016 | By | Reply More
Robinson Crusoe and the Pirates

Robinson Crusoe and the Pirates

★★★☆☆ Festive cheer:
Great fun and considerable musicality can be found in St Serf’s Players’ Robinson Crusoe and The Pirates at the Edinburgh Tabernacle.

December 4, 2015 | By | Reply More
Wild Goose Chase

Wild Goose Chase

✭✭✭✩✩ Daft fun:
Uncomplicated belly laughs and complicated plotting are the order of the day in the St Serf’s Players’ production of Wild Goose Chase at the Edinburgh Tabernacle

May 22, 2015 | By | Reply More
Cinderella

Cinderella

✭✭✭✩✩ Pacey interaction:
Pacey in places and packed with audience participation, St Serf’s Players production of Cinderella ensures that its punters will have a great time of it.

December 5, 2014 | By | Reply More
It Runs in the Family

It Runs in the Family

“✭✭✭✭✩ Perfect timing”

Skittering along as sharply as a junior doctor on his way to an assignation in the Nurse’s station, St Serf’s cheeky version of Ray Cooney’s hospital farce It Runs in the Family is a real blast.

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