Review

Sherlock Holmes: The Final Reckoning

Sherlock Holmes: The Final Reckoning

★★★★☆ Elegant:

Twisted Thistle’s production for Annexe Arts Hub’s Formation Festival at the Assembly Roxy, is an intriguing and beautifully presented exploration of the characters of Edinburgh-born Arthur Conan Doyle.

February 26, 2019 | By | Reply More
Ulster American

Ulster American

★★★★☆  Hard Hitting:

Trailing clouds of glory from 2018, David Ireland’s Ulster American has returned to the Traverse with a bang. If it is not quite as good as some have said, it is still impressive – and certainly is impressively nasty.

February 22, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Lady Vanishes

The Lady Vanishes

★★★★☆ Without a Hitch:

The Lady Vanishes, but audiences won’t as a stage version of Alfred Hitchcock’s beloved thriller comes to the King’s as part of its UK tour.

February 19, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
The Sound of Music

The Sound of Music

★★★★☆ Clear-voiced:

Youth musicals company A-Team Productions has pulled out all the musical stops this week in a hugely enjoyable production of The Sound of Music up at the Church Hill Theatre.

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Art

Art

★★★★☆ Sparkling:

Art, at the King’s until Saturday, is everything a high-profile touring show should be – a carefully thought out, well-directed production of a hit play featuring a big-name cast at the top of their game.

February 12, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Cat in the Hat

The Cat in the Hat

★★★☆☆ Purrfect fun

Dr Seuss’s famous Cat in the Hat has been brought to life in this new version of the much-loved children’s book on at the Kings Theatre this week.

February 7, 2019 | By | Reply More
American Idiot

American Idiot

★★★★☆ Rumpus rock

The tenth anniversary tour of Green Day’s American Idiot kicks up a storm – complete with an eye that isn’t so much calm as nurdling – as the Selladoor production arrives at the Playhouse for a week.

February 6, 2019 | By | Reply More
Anthropocene

Anthropocene

★★★☆☆ Icy:

Anthropocene, from Scottish Opera at the King’s, is a work that is constantly shifting its ground both dramatically and musically; while it is absorbing it never entirely solidifies.

February 1, 2019 | By | Reply More
Touching The Void

Touching The Void

★★★★☆ Viscerally convincing:

There is a depth and grit to Touching The Void at the Lyceum that threatens to carry all before it.

January 26, 2019 | By | Reply More
Glasgow Girls

Glasgow Girls

★★★★☆  Politically Powerful:

A thought-provoking and inspiring piece of musical theatre, Glasgow Girls at the Kings Theatre feels more relevant than ever as it returns for a new tour.

January 24, 2019 | By | Reply More