Pat Hymers

The Diary of Anne Frank

The Diary of Anne Frank

★★★★☆ Necessary:

Combining delicacy, steel and emotional truth, Edinburgh People’s Theatre’s production of The Diary of Anne Frank is both timely and accomplished.

June 1, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
The Importance of Being Earnest

The Importance of Being Earnest

★★★☆☆ Judicious:
There is a studied air to Edinburgh People’s Theatre’s production of The Importance of Being Earnest that pays dividends, but also brings disadvantages.

March 30, 2017 | By | Reply More
Being Earnest

Being Earnest

EPT play Wilde at the Church Hill:
Edinburgh People’s Theatre is bringing one of the best loved and best known plays in English (outside Shakespeare), back to the Church Hill Theatre.

March 28, 2017 | By | Reply More
Black Comedy

Black Comedy

✭✭✭✭✩ Fast-paced fun:
Excellent comic timing is a feature of Arkle’s extremely enjoyable Black Comedy at the Royal Scots Club.

August 18, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
Bothered and Bewildered

Bothered and Bewildered

★★★★☆ Hugely affecting:
Combining laughter and tears, all utterly genuine, Edinburgh People’s Theatre’s production of Bothered and Bewildered at the Church Hill is thoroughly successful.

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Blackadder Goes Forth

Blackadder Goes Forth

★★★★☆ Imaginative:
Sensitively acted and particularly well staged, EPT’s Blackadder Goes Forth is loyal to its source but has enough individuality to stand on its own.

April 7, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
Cunning EPT Foxes

Cunning EPT Foxes

EPT go forth with classic Blackadder:
Edinburgh People’s Theatre is staging a rare production of classic BBC comedy Blackadder this week at the Church Hill Theatre.

April 4, 2016 | By | Reply More
Much Ado About Nothing

Much Ado About Nothing

✭✭✭✩✩ Mixed success:
Arkle’s Much Ado About Nothing at the Royal Scots Club overcomes a less than well thought-out central concept to deliver a solid, enjoyable production.

August 18, 2015 | By | Reply More
When We Are Married

When We Are Married

✭✭✭✭✩ Charming fun:
Snappy, engaging and funny, Edinburgh People’s Theatre’s production of J.B. Priestley’s When We Are Married mines a rich seam of humour in the timeless subjects of marital discord and snobbery.

March 19, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More
Rumours

Rumours

✭✭✭✩✩ Frantic fun
Energetic, consistent and farcically daft, Arkle Theatre Company’s production of Rumours provides some diverting entertainment.

August 14, 2014 | By | Reply More