Rona Munro

Captain Corelli’s Mandolin

Captain Corelli’s Mandolin

★★★★☆ Intense:

The heart and soul of Louis de Bernières’ 1994 novel, Captain Corelli’s Mandolin, is caught with sometimes burning intensity in this stage version, at the Edinburgh King’s until Saturday.

June 19, 2019 | By | 2 Replies More
New Traverse Shows

New Traverse Shows

Shows announced for May and June:

Work from Rona Munro, Strange Town, Annie George and Harry Josephine Giles will feature in productions in the Traverse’s May-June 2019 programme.

February 14, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Last Witch

The Last Witch

★★★★☆ Hard as rock:

There is a visceral compulsion to Pitlochry Festival Theatre and Firebrand’s The Last Witch at the Traverse. While apparently telling of a disappeared world, its evocations of fears, suspicions and power imbalances are worryingly contemporary.

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Lawson Back on Beat

Lawson Back on Beat

Rebus actor returns after stage fright:

Charles Lawson is this evening, Thursday 11 October 2018, returning to the role of John Rebus in Rebus: Long Shadows at the Edinburgh King’s Theatre.

October 11, 2018 | By | Reply More
Lawson remains off-beat

Lawson remains off-beat

Rebus continues with McKinven as in title role
A spokesperson for Rebus: Long Shadows, has confirmed that Charles Lawson will not be returning to the role of John Rebus for either of the performances today, Wednesday 10 October 2018.

October 10, 2018 | By | Reply More
Rebus: Long Shadows

Rebus: Long Shadows

★★★☆☆     Overshadowed:

Despite boasting the talents of two of Scotland’s greatest writers and a more than adequate cast, Rebus: Long Shadows, at the King’s until Saturday, is nowhere near as compelling as the stage debut of Edinburgh’s most celebrated fictional policeman should be.

October 9, 2018 | By | 2 Replies More
Lawson misses Rebus performance

Lawson misses Rebus performance

Charles Lawson to miss Tuesday performance:

Doctors have advised Charles Lawson that he should not take to the Edinburgh King’s stage tonight, Tuesday 9 October 2018, in the role of John Rebus.

October 9, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
Corelli’s Mandolin for King’s

Corelli’s Mandolin for King’s

Rona Munro to adapt de Bernier novel:

A new adaptation of Captain Corelli’s Mandolin, based on the novel by Louis de Bernière, is to tour to the Edinburgh King’s in June 2019.

September 27, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
Rebus full casting

Rebus full casting

Full cast announced for Long Shadows:

The full cast has been announced for Rebus: Long Shadows, which tours to the Edinburgh King’s in October after opening at Birmingham Rep, while Robin Lefevre will now direct.

September 6, 2018 | By | Reply More
Rebus casting

Rebus casting

Cathy Tyson joins Rebus cast as Siobhan:

Cathy Tyson and John Stahl are to join Charles Lawson in the first Rebus play, Long Shadows, which is touring to the King’s for a week this October 2018.

August 2, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More