Touring Consortium Theatre Company

Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

★★★☆☆   Puzzling:

The seminal story of a 19th century physician who uses a potion to unlock the darkness within gets a puzzling treatment as the Touring Consortium Theatre Company’s production reaches the King’s.

April 11, 2018 | By | 5 Replies More
Dickens of a dozen

Dickens of a dozen

Final scenes of A Tale of Two Cities:
When the touring production of A Tale of Two Cities hit town, it picked up a dozen willing amateur performers to provide a chorus and help drive the story.

November 20, 2016 | By | Reply More
Vive la Douzaine!

Vive la Douzaine!

Life on stage for the #TwoCitiesDozen:
With the touring production of A Tale of Two Cities drawing its Edinburgh dates to a close, Æ reader Suzanne Senior is almost at the end of her stint as one of the Two Cities Dozen – the 12 community performers taking part in the show.

November 12, 2016 | By | Reply More
A Tale of Two Cities

A Tale of Two Cities

★★★☆☆ What the Dickens?
The adaptation of one of Charles Dickens’ most famous works, A Tale of Two Cities, at the King’s this week has more than a few misfires but finally proves an entertaining melodrama.

November 9, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
Girding the dozen…

Girding the dozen…

The #TwoCitiesDozen get kitted and fitted:
As the Touring Consortium Theatre Company production of A Tale of Two Cities opens at the King’s Theatre tonight, Æ reader Suzanne Senior talks about the process leading up to opening night.

November 8, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
Two Cities Twelve

Two Cities Twelve

Two Cities Community Tale:
The big Touring Consortium Theatre Company production of A Tale of Two Cities opens at the King’s Theatre this week, but unlike most shows coming into the theatre, it won’t just be the touring actors on the stage.

November 7, 2016 | By | 3 Replies More
Dickens casting call

Dickens casting call

Local amateur ensemble wanted for A Tale of Two Cities:
The Touring Consortium Theatre Company is seeking to cast a local amateur ensemble for A Tale fo Two Cities, touring to the King’s in November 2016.

June 2, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
Of Mice and Men

Of Mice and Men

★★★☆☆ Faithful:
Clearly told and doggedly true to its source, Of Mice and Men at the King’s is a solidly effective production that never quite sparks into life.

April 28, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
Canine casting call (II)

Canine casting call (II)

Working dog for Of Mice and Men:
In the second canine casting call of the week, the producers of Of Mice and Men are looking for “Candy’s dog” when the show hits the King’s in April 2016.

January 29, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
Brave New World

Brave New World

★★★☆☆ Lacking resonance:
Energy and fidelity to the intriguing source material are not enough to distinguish Brave New World at the King’s, in a touring production marred by odd choices and a curious lack of life.

September 30, 2015 | By | Reply More