Tilly Botsford

The Understudies

The Understudies

★★★☆☆    Amusing. Hopefully!

Before the start of Magic Door Productions’ improvised musical show, The Understudies, each audience member is asked to write down the title of any musical, one of which will become the title of that date’s production.

August 24, 2019 | By | Reply More
Going Slightly Mad

Going Slightly Mad

★★★★☆   Fast paced:
Young critics scheme review
Going Slightly Mad by Big Mind Theatre at the Bedlam for the first two weeks of the fringe has a storyline that touches on mental health.

August 10, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
EUSC take on the Shrew

EUSC take on the Shrew

New look at Shakespeare’s troubling work:

Edinburgh University Shakespeare Company is this week taking on Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew – a tricky choice given the misogyny which underpins its comedy, but one which the company is tackling head on.

March 9, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
The Drowsy Chaperone

The Drowsy Chaperone

★★★★☆   Shout out:

Edinburgh University Savoy Group bring out the comedy in a rousing take on parody musical-within-a-musical The Drowsy Chaperone at Paradise in Augustines.

August 10, 2018 | By | Reply More
Much ado about Sicily

Much ado about Sicily

EU Shakespeare Soc’s take on Much Ado About Nothing

The Edinburgh University Shakespeare Company is taking on Much Ado About Nothing for its first foray into the Fringe, with a six night run at theSpace @ Niddry Street.

August 7, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Sorcerer

The Sorcerer

★★★☆☆    Loved-up:

Edinburgh University Savoy Opera Group go back to the Sixties for their take on The Sorcerer, Gilbert and Sullivan’s tale of love potions and universal love.

March 31, 2018 | By | Reply More
Tom at the Farm

Tom at the Farm

★★★★☆ Compelling:

The energy and commitment of Tom at the Farm at the Bedlam are more than enough to overcome some less convincing moments and provide a compellingly dark spectacle.

February 8, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
Company

Company

★★★★★    Side by Side by Eusog:
The ups and downs of Seventies singledom in New York in Stephen Sondheim’s Company make for an unmissable Fringe show for aficionados of musicals at Paradise in Augustine’s.

August 12, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More