Siege Perilous

The Lower Depths

The Lower Depths

✭✭✩✩✩ Depths hidden:
Dark and vicious, Andy Corelli’s take on Gorky’s The Lower Depths for Siege Perilous strikes all the right tones at the Hidden Door, but doesn’t always reveal them as clearly as it might.

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Review – Too Long the Heart

Review – Too Long the Heart

Ireland’s troubled past crackles through David Hutchison’s new play for Siege Perilous, at the Leith Malmaison until Tuesday, even though it is to the future that it points.

February 24, 2013 | By | Reply More
Too Long the Heart on Malmaison Menu

Too Long the Heart on Malmaison Menu

If the troubles in Northern Ireland provide the backdrop to David Hutchison’s Too Long the Heart, which receives its world premier tonight at Malmaison in Leith, there is still plenty of comedy.

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Review – One Elliot Park

Review – One Elliot Park

* * * Malmaison Review by Thom Dibdin Siege Perilous return to their pop-up home at the Malmaison hotel in Leith with an exciting – and sometime exacting – new psychological whodunit. Lindsay Miller’s dark, twisting script entices her audience into an increasingly grotesque labyrinth of tensions. Her heroine is the fragile, waif-like Chloe, left as […]

June 17, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
Review – Standing Stanes

Review – Standing Stanes

* * * * Review by Thom Dibdin Piling the improbable on top of the possible, Siege Perilous has created a delightfully retro eighties comedy for the inaugural play in its new home at Leith Malmaison. Robert Ballantine’s Dundee-set Standing Stanes is the fantastical little tale of unemployed Craig Hunter who has a vision to […]

May 4, 2012 | By | Reply More
New opportunity for emerging Scottish Playwrights

New opportunity for emerging Scottish Playwrights

Writer in residence announced for Edinburgh’s Siege Perilous By Thom Dibdin Caroline Dunford has been announced as the inaugural writer in residence for  Edinburgh-based theatre production company Siege Perilous. She and the company are to start a new mentoring and development programme for up to six emerging playwrights this Autumn. A multi-produced playwright of stage […]

August 3, 2011 | By | Reply More
Æ Review – Burke

Æ Review – Burke

* * * The GRV By Thom Dibdin Darkly brooding, Caroline Dunford’s new play about Edinburgh’s serial murders, Burke and Hare, is given an atmospheric production by Siege Perilous, in association with West Port Productions. Set in the prison cell from which Burke was to be taken to his death, Andrew Hainey creates him as […]

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Æ News – Burke & Hare murders re-examined in new play

Æ News – Burke & Hare murders re-examined in new play

Edinburgh theatre companies Siege Perilous and West Port Productions are teaming up to stage Burke, a new play based on serial murderers Burke and Hare, at the GRV in November.

October 21, 2010 | By | Reply More
Return of the King

Return of the King

Siege Perilous return to GRV with Elvis act By Thom Dibdin Siege Perilous returns to the GRV next week with Caroline Dunford’s new play Suspicious Minds, the first in a new programme of five small-scale theatre productions from the company. The new programme has been made possible by a grant in-kind worth £3000 from Edinburgh-based […]

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