Royal Scots Club

The Taming of the Shrew

The Taming of the Shrew

★★★☆☆ Uneven updating:

Arkle’s take on The Taming of the Shrew is a largely successful attempt to make relevant one of Shakespeare’s plays that is most troubling to modern audiences.

August 14, 2019 | By | Reply More
Low Level Panic

Low Level Panic

★★★★☆    High level:

Arkle’s early-evening production of Low Level Panic at the Royal Scots Club is excellently put together and performed.

August 13, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Merry Wives of Windsor/Holyrood

The Merry Wives of Windsor/Holyrood

★★★☆☆ Shakespeare transported:

Let’s get one thing straight right away, EGTG’s show at the Royal Scots Club is not an expose of the fun and frolics of the female members of the Scottish parliament.

August 10, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
EGTG EdFringe Open Call

EGTG EdFringe Open Call

Shakespeare and Ravenhill for #EdFringe Shows:

EGTG has announced open auditions for its two 2019 Edinburgh Fringe productions on Wednesday 24 and Sunday 28 April when it is looking for a total of 19 cast members.

April 2, 2019 | By | Reply More
Plaza Suite

Plaza Suite

★★★☆☆ Erratic comedy:

The Edinburgh Makars’ production of Neil Simon’s Plaza Suite has considerable comic appeal, even if it takes some time to materialise.

August 21, 2018 | By | Reply More
Laugh Out Loud (Cry Quietly)

Laugh Out Loud (Cry Quietly)

★★★☆☆ Fresh breeze:

Laugh Out Loud (Cry Quietly), by Arkle at the Royal Scots Club, is a sparky confection lacking profundity but full of energy.

August 14, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
Skirt

Skirt

★★★★☆   Challenging stereotypes:

Can women really have it all? is the question on everyone’s minds in Skirt, Claire Wood’s thought-provoking play for the Edinburgh Graduate Theatre Company at the Royal Scots Club.

August 8, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
Richard III (A One-Woman Show)

Richard III (A One-Woman Show)

★★★★☆    Innovative:
Shakespeare’s original script is pushed to the absolute limit, with a radical and intriguing overhaul of the renowned play Richard III.

August 17, 2017 | By | Reply More
Outside Mullingar

Outside Mullingar

★★★☆☆      Recognisably truthful:
Gentle comedy and believable emotion predominate in Arkle Theatre’s accomplished Outside Mullingar at the Royal Scots Club.

August 16, 2017 | By | Reply More
Green Knight

Green Knight

★★★★☆    Brave:
Debbie Cannon is making a serious gamble with Green Knight, playing the Royal Scots Club three nights a week for the three weeks of the fringe.

August 11, 2017 | By | Reply More