Andy Cannon

Is This a Dagger?

Is This a Dagger?

★★★★★ Spirited

In Is This a Dagger?, Andy Cannon retells an epic, thousand year-old tale of bloody tragedy, deceit and power, bringing Shakespeare’s Macbeth to the stage while interlacing fact with fiction, past with present.

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Listings Mon 30 May – Sun 5 June

Listings Mon 30 May – Sun 5 June

What’s on Edinburgh’s stages this week…

A bit of a hiatus week, this week. There are a few choice productions in smaller venues, but the big venues are getting ready for the big June openers, a couple of which are in preview this week.

May 29, 2022 | By | Reply More
Lyceum Christmas Tales I-IV

Lyceum Christmas Tales I-IV

★★★★☆ Tasty selection

With festive theatre lacking like so much in 2020, the Lyceum’s online Christmas Tales go along way towards compensating.

December 12, 2020 | By | Reply More
Lyceum’s Live Xmas

Lyceum’s Live Xmas

Live Shows planned for Christmas:

The Lyceum Theatre has revealed plans for a live family production in December, staged in a dramatically re-shaped auditorium to enhance social distancing.

October 8, 2020 | By | 1 Reply More
EdFringe Theatre – Professional companies

EdFringe Theatre – Professional companies

Edinburgh’s Professional theatre companies on the Fringe:

There are more shows made by Edinburgh-based companies at this year’s fringe than all the shows at the 1972 Edinburgh fringe put together. Here’s a listing of the theatre shows put on by professional companies…

July 30, 2018 | By | Reply More
Edinburgh cream of CATS

Edinburgh cream of CATS

Eight out of Ten CATS prefer Edinburgh:

Eight out of the ten awards handed out at the Critics Awards for Theatre in Scotland have been won by productions made or commissioned in Edinburgh.

June 10, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
It’s Cool for Edinburgh at CATS

It’s Cool for Edinburgh at CATS

Edinburgh companies dominate Critics Awards shortlist:
The shortlist for this year’s Critics Awards for Theatre in Scotland have been published and exactly half the nominations are for productions made or co-produced in Edinburgh.

May 10, 2018 | By | Reply More
Science on stage

Science on stage

Strong theatre programme at Ed Sciencefest:

There is a particularly strong programme of theatre productions at this year’s Edinburgh Science Festival, with performances around the city all through the Easter holidays.

April 4, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Sunshine Ghost

The Sunshine Ghost

★★★☆☆    Reassuring:

Spirited and melodic, the first small-scale run of The Sunshine Ghost is not yet the finished article but shows signs of developing into something popular.

October 8, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
Sunshine Daydream

Sunshine Daydream

World premiere for new musical:
A new musical by Edinburgh-based pairing of storyteller Andy Cannon and composer Richard Ferguson had its world premiere in The Studio this weekend before setting off on a Scottish tour.

October 8, 2017 | By | Reply More