Saskia Ashdown

An Edinburgh Christmas Carol

An Edinburgh Christmas Carol

★★★☆☆  Comedy overshadows pathos:

An Edinburgh Christmas Carol, the Lyceum’s Christmas re-invention of Dickens, is a full-on comic display that is undoubtedly pleasing despite apparently missing some important points.

November 30, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
Festival Theatre Birthday Bash

Festival Theatre Birthday Bash

Variety show to mark Festival’s silver anniversary in June:

The 25th anniversary of the Festival Theatre will be marked in June with a one-off night of variety, featuring specially commissioned pieces and work produced over the last year in a packed evening of dance, music, film and song.

April 4, 2019 | By | Reply More
War in America

War in America

★★★★☆ Timely:
The Attic Collective’s War in America is passionate, emotional and committed – but not over-earnest, and certainly not polite.

May 27, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
The  Gentleman’s Stratagem – Review

The Gentleman’s Stratagem – Review

★★★☆☆ Mannered

Subverting and reinterpreting old work seems to be a speciality of young company Charlotte Productions and Gentleman’s Stratagem, at the Vaults all week, is a fine example of that.

March 18, 2014 | By | Reply More