pantomime

Geronimo

Geronimo

★★★★☆ Warmly funny:
There is a great deal of laughter in Saughtonhall Drama Group’s Geronimo. There is also a decidedly warm and comforting feeling to the whole show, despite a few odd moments.

November 28, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More
Dick Whittington

Dick Whittington

✭✭✭✩✩ Pure panto:
Big on audience participation and packed with boldly bad jokes, Edinburgh Peoples Theatre version of Dick Whittington at the Church Hill Theatre to Sunday 28, will delight fans of real pantomime.

December 19, 2014 | By | 3 Replies More
Church Hill Hitting 50

Church Hill Hitting 50

Edinburgh’s dedicated amateur theatre:
In 2015, it will 50 years since the Church Hill in Morningside opened as a theatre after converting from the Morningside High Church. Gordon Braidwood looks back at events at the time.

December 17, 2014 | By | 2 Replies More
Cinderella

Cinderella

✭✭✭✩✩ Pacey interaction:
Pacey in places and packed with audience participation, St Serf’s Players production of Cinderella ensures that its punters will have a great time of it.

December 5, 2014 | By | Reply More
Aladdin

Aladdin

✭✭✭✭✩ Flashes of brilliance:
Shiny, snappy and energetic, Aladdin at the King’s sacrifices some of the traditional interaction of a panto, but remains a highly satisfying production.

December 4, 2014 | By | Reply More
Review – The Improvised Panto!

Review – The Improvised Panto!

The route was convoluted and the going sometimes harder than it should have been, but Impro FX brought the happy ending home on the opening night of their improvised panto. Eventually.

December 10, 2013 | By | Reply More
Review – A Christmas Carol: The Pantomime

Review – A Christmas Carol: The Pantomime

Accomplished and enjoyable, Balerno Theatre Company’s staging of A Christmas Carol – The Pantomime is an entertaining if ultimately somewhat patchy production.

December 5, 2013 | By | Reply More
Review – Scooby Panto and the Night of the Nutcracker! In 2D!

Review – Scooby Panto and the Night of the Nutcracker! In 2D!

✭✭✭✩✩ Brazenly hazy:
Gosh, golly and crypes, Santa Claus has been kidnapped and not only have his dastardly kidnappers killed Scrappy Doo, but they have cancelled Christmas too!

November 27, 2013 | By | Reply More
Review – Beauty and the Beast

Review – Beauty and the Beast

Bringing Christmas cheer to the month of November, Saughtonhall Drama Group’s Beauty and The Beast has just about everything you could wish for in a traditional pantomime.

November 22, 2013 | By | Reply More
LCT in hunt for panto director

LCT in hunt for panto director

Leith Community Theatre is looking for a volunteer director for its 2013 pantomime, which is scheduled to run 12 to 19 December.

March 25, 2013 | By | Reply More