Royal Scots Club

beauty

beauty

★★★★☆ Thought-provoking:
The disturbing consequences of our obsession with fame and celebrity are explored in beauty, Claire Wood’s new play for the Edinburgh Graduate Theatre Group.

August 8, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
Volpone

Volpone

★★★★☆  Ruthless:
The Edinburgh Graduate Theatre Group bring Ben Johnson’s comedy, Volpone, to life and new audiences in a hilarious version of the tale about just how far people will go to be rich.

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My Dog’s Got No Nose

My Dog’s Got No Nose

★★★☆☆ Old-fashioned
My Dog’s Got No Nose, presented by Phil Barnes for Arkle at the Royal Scots Club, is a well acted piece that manages to sustain considerable interest.

August 25, 2016 | By | Reply More
The Gingerbread Lady

The Gingerbread Lady

★★★☆☆ Emotional
Convincing portrayals and realistic emotions are a feature of the Makars’ production of Neil Simon’s The Gingerbread Lady at the Royal Scots Club.

August 24, 2016 | By | Reply More
Collateral Damage

Collateral Damage

★★★☆☆ Purposeful
Short but decidedly not sweet, Collateral Damage is sharp and spiky.

August 24, 2016 | By | Reply More
The Lake of Dead Languages

The Lake of Dead Languages

★★☆☆☆ Underwhelming:
Dealing with dark, mysterious happenings, The Lake of Dead Languages from Caduceus at the Royal Scots Club threatens to plunge into deep waters but does not get much beyond the shallow end.

August 19, 2016 | By | Reply More
Black Comedy

Black Comedy

✭✭✭✭✩ Fast-paced fun:
Excellent comic timing is a feature of Arkle’s extremely enjoyable Black Comedy at the Royal Scots Club.

August 18, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
The Collector

The Collector

★★☆☆☆ Puzzling:
Despite being well acted and staged with commitment, Arkle’s The Collector at the Royal Scots Club has only limited emotional impact.

August 18, 2016 | By | Reply More
Bakersfield Mist

Bakersfield Mist

✭✭✩✩✩ Bakersfield missed:
Despite a great deal of care and two capable actors, Bakersfield Mist at the Royal Scots Club from Arkle Theatre Company never really gets off the ground.

August 18, 2015 | By | Reply More
Much Ado About Nothing

Much Ado About Nothing

✭✭✭✩✩ Mixed success:
Arkle’s Much Ado About Nothing at the Royal Scots Club overcomes a less than well thought-out central concept to deliver a solid, enjoyable production.

August 18, 2015 | By | Reply More