Mandy Black

The Sorcerer’s Tale

The Sorcerer’s Tale

✭✭✭✭✩ Good alchemy
Pawky, earthy and of consistent quality, Edinburgh People’s Theatre’s revival of The Sorcerer’s Tale is the ideal show for anyone wanting to see something very Scottish and very funny.

August 8, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
Review – The Sleeping Beauty

Review – The Sleeping Beauty

✭✭✭✩✩ Beautifully traditional
Cheerful, traditional and heart-warming, Edinburgh People’s Theatre’s production of The Sleeping Beauty is a pantomime with the broadest possible appeal.

December 20, 2013 | By | Reply More
Sleeping Beauty returns after 28 years…

Sleeping Beauty returns after 28 years…

When Beauty takes to the stage in the Edinburgh People’s Theatre production of The Sleeping Beauty at the end of this week, it will be in the role in which she made her panto debut aged just nine months.

December 17, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
Review – The Steamie

Review – The Steamie

✭✭✭✭✩ Extremely funny revival:

Edinburgh People’s Theatre’s revival of The Steamie, which plays at the Church Hill Theatre until Saturday, is thoroughly successful and very, very funny.

October 24, 2013 | By | Reply More
Review – Hatches, Matches and Dispatches

Review – Hatches, Matches and Dispatches

✭✭✭✩✩ Convincing comic revival:
Edinburgh People’s Theatre are celebrating an astonishing 56th year on the Fringe with this revival of Alan Cochrane’s Hatches, Matches and Dispatches, a Fringe First winner in 1998.

August 4, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Review – Ne’er the Twain

Review – Ne’er the Twain

✭✭✭✩✩ Ever-bubbling:
Couthie comedy is given full and adequate reign in the Edinburgh People’s Theatre fast-moving production of Ne’er The Twain – set in a tenement flat on the Leith-Edinburgh border in October 1919.

August 9, 2012 | By | Reply More
Æ Review – Humpty Dumpty

Æ Review – Humpty Dumpty

* * * Church Hill Theatre By Thom Dibdin Plenty of bad yolks and lots of scrambled song lyrics make for some cracking good entertainment in the Edinburgh People’s Theatre pantomime version of Humpty Dumpty up at the Church Hill Theatre. Not to mention of flock of young chickens from the Mandy Black School of […]

December 15, 2010 | By | Reply More
Theatre Review – Prescription For Murder

Theatre Review – Prescription For Murder

★★★☆☆  Rollicking whodunt  Church Hill Theatre. October 2010 Review by Thom Dibdin Packed with enough red herrings to keep a kingdom in kippers, Edinburgh People’s Theatre’s production of Norman Robbins’ rollicking whodunit rattles along at a great pace. This is proper Midsomer Murders territory, set in the front room of the home of village medic […]

October 16, 2010 | By | Reply More