Theatre

The People Woke Up

The People Woke Up

Chilling verbatim theatre

The People Woke Up finds ice&fire theatre company using contemporary verbatim accounts to focus its long-running Actors for Human Rights project on the 2020 election crisis in Belarus and its fallout.

September 30, 2022 | By | Reply More
549 Scots of the Spanish Civil War

549 Scots of the Spanish Civil War

★★★★☆ Rousing

Wonder Fools theatre company return to its 2019 hit, 549 Scots of the Spanish Civil War, in a re-written, updated and expanded version which hits its mark with much greater accuracy.

September 29, 2022 | By | Reply More
PPP: Break My Windows

PPP: Break My Windows

★★★☆☆ Vigorous

Having your heart in the right place does not always lead to compelling drama. The political messages in Break My Windows, the latest Play, Pie and a Pint from Oran Mor at the Traverse, may be muddled, but there is a lively comic capability on display.

September 27, 2022 | By | Reply More
PPP: Sally

PPP: Sally

★★★★☆ Worryingly funny

The uneasy relationship between politics and theatre is laid comically bare in James Ley’s Sally, the first in the new run of A Play, A Pie & A Pint from Oran Mor at the Traverse.

September 20, 2022 | By | Reply More
The Herd

The Herd

★★★☆☆  Ruminating

There is plenty to chew over in Threepenny Theatricals studied production of The Herd, by Rory Kinnear, at the Church Hill Theatre until Saturday.

September 16, 2022 | By | Reply More
Leading not following

Leading not following

Threepenny Theatricals return with The Herd

Amateur company Threepenny Theatricals return to the Church Hill Theatre this week with four performances of actor Rory Kinnear’s first play, The Herd, from Thursday 15 to Saturday 17 September 2022.

September 15, 2022 | By | Reply More
(There Are) No Strangers Here

(There Are) No Strangers Here

★★★☆☆ Poetic

(There Are) No Strangers Here, a lively and pointed new piece from local community writing group, One Foot in the Future, is at the Netherbow theatre for three performances only.

September 10, 2022 | By | Reply More
One foot in the Future

One foot in the Future

U3A inspired show for Netherbow

(There Are) No Strangers Here, a new play by four members of the Leith-based Citadel writers is set to debut this Friday 9 September 2022 for three performances only at the Netherbow Theatre in the Scottish Storytelling Centre

September 8, 2022 | By | Reply More
Ondine

Ondine

★★★★☆ Well judged emotion

In a glorious mix of the heartfelt and the ridiculous, Underground Theatre bring a translation of Jean Giraudoux’s Ondine to La Belle Angele for the final week of the Fringe.

August 30, 2022 | By | Reply More
Thunderstruck

Thunderstruck

★★★★★ Striking

David Colvin’s internationally award-winning play Thunderstruck returns to the Edinburgh Fringe at The Scottish Storytelling Centre for the final two weeks of the Fringe.

August 30, 2022 | By | 1 Reply More