Norman Robbins

Prescription For Murder

Prescription For Murder

★★★☆☆ Pleasing:

Prescription For Murder, from the Edinburgh Makars at the Church Hill Theatre, is one of those odd English crime dramas that provide more reassurance than apprehension.

April 12, 2019 | By | Reply More
Nightmare

Nightmare

★★★☆☆    Oddly enjoyable:

A frankly implausible plot, that breaks several of the cardinal rules of crime fiction, is largely overcome by the committed performances in Saughtonhall Drama Group’s Nightmare.

April 3, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Wonderful Story of Mother Goose

The Wonderful Story of Mother Goose

★★☆☆☆ Not enough zip:

There is plenty to enjoy in St Serf’s Players’ take on one of the oldest pantomimes of all, The Wonderful Story of Mother Goose. However, despite some pleasing traditional elements, it is missing that sparkle of fairy dust that makes panto so enjoyable.

November 30, 2017 | By | Reply More
Review – Hickory Dickory Dock

Review – Hickory Dickory Dock

It’s a race against the clock in this year’s pantomime at St Serf’s up in Goldenacre, where the St Serf’s Players put in a fun-filled show with Hickory Dickory Dock.

December 6, 2013 | 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