Made In Edinburgh

Velvet Evening Seance

Velvet Evening Seance

★★★★☆    Mesmerising:
High production values and a compelling narrative make Ross MacKay and Suzie Miller’s atmospheric Victorian mystery, Velvet Evening Séance, a suitably haunting experience.

August 27, 2017 | By | Reply More
My Name is Irrelevant

My Name is Irrelevant

★★★★☆    Thoughtful:
An intimate, two-man show, My Name is Irrelevant uses a series of spoken word poem-monologues to explores the ups and downs of living with an overactive mind.

August 26, 2017 | By | Reply More
Bubbles and Martini

Bubbles and Martini

★★★☆☆  Frothy:
Bubbles and Martini is packing in the crowds at Surgeons’ Hall, and it is not difficult to see why. It may not be the most demanding show on the Fringe, but it fills a need and certainly brings joy to its audience.

August 25, 2017 | By | Reply More
Book Festival Round-up

Book Festival Round-up

The view from Charlotte Square:
The Book Festival continues to explore the interface between literature and performance in a way that is refreshing and risk-taking. If it does not always come off, that is certainly a price worth paying.

August 25, 2017 | By | Reply More
Tea and Nuisance

Tea and Nuisance

★★★☆☆  Charming:
Tea and Nuisance, by Foxfire Theatre, is an unusual but charming take on Lewis Carroll’s much loved story, Alice in Wonderland.

August 25, 2017 | By | Reply More
Stand By

Stand By

★★★★★    Gripping:
Adam McNamara’s outstanding Stand By profoundly examines the relationship between four officers amidst the unpredictable rhythms of life on the job.

August 23, 2017 | By | Reply More
Any Suggestions, Doctor?

Any Suggestions, Doctor?

★★★☆☆  Sweetly funny:
Any Suggestions, Doctor? An Improvised Adventure In Space And Time, the Doctor Who-based improvised comedy from the Any Suggestions Improv, has a wide appeal for Whovians and others.

August 23, 2017 | By | Reply More
Death In Venice

Death In Venice

★★★★☆   Charming:
Death in Venice, Thomas Mann’s 1912 novella, is a graceful spin in a dance theatre adaptation full of character from Edinburgh Ballet Circle.

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Out Of The Bad

Out Of The Bad

★★★★☆   Comes good:
Out of the Bad, by Fair Pley at the New Town Theatre, is a warm and politically informed production distinguished by outstanding performances.

August 22, 2017 | By | Reply More
Sunshine At The Rose

Sunshine At The Rose

★★★☆☆  Showstopper overload:
Sunshine At The Rose, a collection of songs from musical theatre featuring some of Captivate’s most accomplished performers, is a spirited and melodic entertainment that shows you can have too much of a good thing.

August 22, 2017 | By | Reply More