Mark Kydd

(There Are) No Strangers Here

(There Are) No Strangers Here

★★★☆☆ Poetic

(There Are) No Strangers Here, a lively and pointed new piece from local community writing group, One Foot in the Future, is at the Netherbow theatre for three performances only.

September 10, 2022 | By | Reply More
One foot in the Future

One foot in the Future

U3A inspired show for Netherbow

(There Are) No Strangers Here, a new play by four members of the Leith-based Citadel writers is set to debut this Friday 9 September 2022 for three performances only at the Netherbow Theatre in the Scottish Storytelling Centre

September 8, 2022 | By | Reply More
Open call for diverse cast

Open call for diverse cast

Casting Call: (There Are) No Strangers Here

Director Mark Kydd has put out an open call for roles in (There Are) No Strangers Here which will play the Scottish Storytelling Centre from 9 to 11 September 2022.

August 2, 2022 | By | Reply More
Leithers Live – the Custom House Play

Leithers Live – the Custom House Play

★★★★☆ Intriguing

The Citadel Arts Group sketch out the history Leith as seen through the women folk of one family in this clever piece of promenade drama which plays through the rooms of the Leith Custom House for four performances only.

June 21, 2022 | By | 1 Reply More
Sherlock Holmes: The Final Reckoning

Sherlock Holmes: The Final Reckoning

★★★★☆ Elegant:

Twisted Thistle’s production for Annexe Arts Hub’s Formation Festival at the Assembly Roxy, is an intriguing and beautifully presented exploration of the characters of Edinburgh-born Arthur Conan Doyle.

February 26, 2019 | By | Reply More
Don Quixote Unbound

Don Quixote Unbound

★★★★☆   Lucid dreaming:

Michael Daviot’s Don Quixote Unbound at Sweet Grassmarket is a wonderfully involving, enchanting and thought-provoking example of the arts of storytelling and theatre making.

August 10, 2018 | By | Reply More
1917: A Phantasmagoria

1917: A Phantasmagoria

★★★★★  Essence of Fringe:
Intelligent, driven and ridiculously entertaining, Michael Daviot’s historical one-man-show 1917: A Phantasmagoria is as close to the ideal Fringe show as you could imagine.

August 8, 2017 | By | Reply More
Book Fest on Stage

Book Fest on Stage

Theatre-related events at EIBF 2017:
The Edinburgh International Book Festival has ramped up its theatre-related offering for this year’s festival, even as it increases the total number of events to over 1,000.

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Stories of the Sea

Stories of the Sea

★★★★☆    Factual:
There’s a braw bundle of insight to be had in Citadel Arts Group’s double bill of plays that explore some of the varying aspects of the women of Leith’s relationships with the sea.

June 14, 2017 | By | 4 Replies More
A port full of Theatre

A port full of Theatre

Leith Festival theatre goes to its roots:
There is a sense of getting right into the community from to the three major theatre offerings at this year’s Leith Festival, with new work from Citadel, Spartaki and Theatre Imperative.

June 13, 2017 | By | Reply More