Review

What Girls Are Made Of

What Girls Are Made Of

★★★★★ Joyous:

Bursting with emotion and tuneful energy, the return to the Traverse of What Girls Are Made Of is a thing of wonder.

April 18, 2019 | By | Reply More
Abigail’s Party

Abigail’s Party

★★★☆☆ Glossy:

There are plenty of laughs to be had in the production of Abigail’s Party which finishes an extensive UK tour this week at the King’s. Not surprisingly, many of them are laughs of embarrassment.

April 17, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
Sweet Charity

Sweet Charity

★★★★★ Charity ball:

The minute you walk in the joint, you can see Sweet Charity at the Church Hill Theatre until Saturday, is a show of distinction.

April 17, 2019 | By | Reply More
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
Hand to God

Hand to God

★★★★☆  Hot puppet action:

Packed with expletives and hot puppet-on-puppet action, EGTG’s thoroughly entertaining production of Robert Askin’s Hand to God at the Assembly Roxy is not for the faint hearted.

April 10, 2019 | By | Reply More
PPP: Chic Murray: A Funny Place For A Window

PPP: Chic Murray: A Funny Place For A Window

★★★★☆ Fitting tribute:

As you might expect, there are plenty of laughs in Chic Murray: A Funny Place For A Window. What is less expected is a touching and beautifully acted love story.

April 9, 2019 | By | Reply More
Matilda The Musical

Matilda The Musical

★★★★☆  Storytelling musical theatre:

Stories rule in the RSC’s brilliant production of Matilda The Musical in an adaptation which feels properly true to the spirit of its Roald Dahl original – complete with dangerous spikes and revolting children.

April 5, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
Stones In His Pockets

Stones In His Pockets

★★★☆☆ Clever:

There’s plenty of life and bundles of irony in the latest production of Marie Jones’ magnificent two-hander, Stones In His Pockets, which is at the King’s all week as part of a major UK tour.

April 3, 2019 | By | Reply More
Iolanthe

Iolanthe

★★★☆☆    Concise:

There is a pleasing and playful lightness of tone to the Edinburgh University Savoy Opera Group’s production of Iolanthe, which is at the Teviot Debating Hall until Saturday.

March 27, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Girl on the Train

The Girl on the Train

★★★☆☆ Thrilling:

Whether you know the story or not, The Girl on the Train – at the Kings Theatre until Saturday – will keep you on the edge of your seat right up until the end.

March 26, 2019 | By | Reply More