Michael Daviot

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
EdFringe Theatre – Professional companies

EdFringe Theatre – Professional companies

Edinburgh’s Professional theatre companies on the Fringe:

There are more shows made by Edinburgh-based companies at this year’s fringe than all the shows at the 1972 Edinburgh fringe put together. Here’s a listing of the theatre shows put on by professional companies…

July 30, 2018 | By | Reply More
In Horror We Trust

In Horror We Trust

Spookfest’s second scary sojourn:

The Edinburgh Horror Festival returns from this Friday evening, 27 October, with a five night frenzy of foul deeds and frightening theatrics in the lead up to Halloween on Tuesday.

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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
1917 revisited

1917 revisited

A century isn’t so long in 1917 – A Phantasmagoria:
As the world focusses on the centenary of 1917 in terms of events during the First World War, Edinburgh-based actor and playwright Michael Daviot is looking at the year in a very different light.

July 14, 2017 | By | Reply More
Sweet addition

Sweet addition

Sweet Venues adds to #EdFringe Offer:
Edinburgh fringe operator Sweet Venues is adding “Sweet Holyrood”, based at the Macdonald Holyrood Hotel, to its offer during the 2017 fringe.

March 7, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Horror, The Horror

The Horror, The Horror

Edinburgh Horror Fest – first edition:
The inaugural Edinburgh Horror Festival is dragging a quartet of fringe Edinburgh venues down into its netherworld layer for a weekend of devilish theatre, magic, cabaret and comedy from Friday, 28 October 2016.

October 24, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
Nosferatu’s Shadow

Nosferatu’s Shadow

✭✭✭✭✩ Clever:
There is a delicate balance between information and entertainment, and between history and contemporary relevance, in Michael Daviot’s Nosferatu’s Shadow at Sweet Grassmarket.

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The Lower Depths

The Lower Depths

✭✭✩✩✩ Depths hidden:
Dark and vicious, Andy Corelli’s take on Gorky’s The Lower Depths for Siege Perilous strikes all the right tones at the Hidden Door, but doesn’t always reveal them as clearly as it might.

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Theatre at Previously…

Theatre at Previously…

History festival includes rare JM Barrie:
Previously… Scotland’s history festival, boasts a trio of theatre productions as part of its offerings next week, all produced by local shoestring company Black Dingo productions.

November 13, 2014 | By | Reply More