Royal Lyceum Theatre

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
Local Hero Extends Run

Local Hero Extends Run

Extra fortnight and full cast announced:

The world premiere production of the musical adaptation of Local Hero at the Royal Lyceum has scheduled an additional two weeks of performances as it announces full casting for the show.

January 19, 2019 | By | Reply More
Wendy and Peter Pan

Wendy and Peter Pan

★★★★☆  Magic:

Old and new collide in Wendy and Peter Pan, a beautifully staged Lyceum Christmas production that combines originality with fidelity to the spirit of a much-loved classic.

December 1, 2018 | By | Reply More
Bobby gets in on Christmas Carol

Bobby gets in on Christmas Carol

Iconic Edinburgh pooch for Lyceum Xmas show 2019:

Greyfriars Bobby is to get a walkies on part in the Lyceum’s Christmas 2019 production of An Edinburgh Christmas Carol, adapted from Dickens by Tony Cownie.

November 30, 2018 | By | Reply More
So long Alex!

So long Alex!

Alex McGowan to step down as Lyceum Chief Exec:

Alex McGowan, the Lyceum’s executive director and joint chief executive, is to leave the role in Spring 2019 to take up a similar position with the Glasgow Citizens.

November 13, 2018 | By | Reply More
Cyrano de Bergerac

Cyrano de Bergerac

★★★★★ Irresistible:

Visually and verbally intoxicating, Cyrano de Bergerac at the Lyceum is a riotous, joyous expression of the human spirit.

October 14, 2018 | By | Reply More
Listings 24 – 30 September

Listings 24 – 30 September

On stage this week:

There is plenty of great theatre on Edinburgh’s stages this week, with the Lyceum’s fabulous Twelfth Night just hitting its stride for week two (of three), McLuckies Line touring to the Brunton and Assembly, and the King’s hosting the tour of Still Alice.

September 24, 2018 | By | Reply More
Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night

★★★★☆ Kaleidoscopic:

Shifting emotions are filtered through autumnal sunlight in the Lyceum’s Twelfth Night, with as much defiant sadness on view as happy resolution.

September 19, 2018 | By | 3 Replies More
Solaris for Lyceum

Solaris for Lyceum

Greig to adapt classic SF novel for stage:

The Lyceum is to stage an adaptation of Stanislav Lem’s Solaris by David Greig as part of its 2019/20 season in a co-production with the Malthouse Theatre in Melbourne, Australia.

September 3, 2018 | By | Reply More
Shows preceding the end of the fest

Shows preceding the end of the fest

Hugh’s final BookFest Round-up for 2018

Autumn always seems to time its arrival to coincide with that of the Book Festival, with the rain limiting opportunities for the simple pleasures of sitting in Charlotte Square Gardens with a book and some refreshment. However, there were plenty of opportunities for those interested in theatre to sit inside instead.

August 28, 2018 | By | Reply More