Edinburgh People’s Theatre

Cinderella

Cinderella

★★★★☆ Heartwarming

Edinburgh People’s Theatre have been doing pantomimes for so many years that they would be forgiven for coasting, However, Cinderella at the Church Hill – despite some awkwardness in the script – is effervescent, joyful, and appealing to all ages.

Dec 20 2023 | By | Reply More
Whisky Galore

Whisky Galore

★★★★☆ Classic comedy

Edinburgh People’s Theatre, 80 years young and regulars at the Fringe since Methuselah was a boy, return to one of their greatest hits in style with a production of Whisky Galore at Mayfield Salisbury Church.

Aug 8 2023 | By | 1 Reply More
StagEHd Fest Details

StagEHd Fest Details

Full programme for 2023 edition revealed

StageEHd the open-access, free-to-attend festival of theatre is to return to the Ross Bandstand on the weekend of Saturday 10/Sunday 11 June 2023 with a dozen pieces from Edinburgh’s independent, grassroots and community theatre companies.

May 10 2023 | By | Reply More
Brassed Off

Brassed Off

★★★★☆ Tragicomic grandeur

If we must have music-driven stage adaptations of films, they should be like Edinburgh People’s Theatre’s impressive production of Brassed Off, where the music is integral to a story that actually means something.

Mar 16 2023 | By | Reply More
SCDA One Acts – Saturday

SCDA One Acts – Saturday

Calculated quartet

To the second night of the Edinburgh district round of the SCDA’s One Act Play Festival at the Church Hill Theatre, where the four plays on offer demonstrated that the competition is firmly back on track.

Feb 27 2023 | By | Reply More
EPT’s Book Club wins One Acts

EPT’s Book Club wins One Acts

Edinburgh People’s Theatre overall winner at SCDA One Act Festival

The Edinburgh People’s Theatre’s production of The Book Club of Little Witterington won first prize and the Edith Forbes Trophy in the Edinburgh district round of the SCDA’s One Act Play Festival 2023, held at the Church Hill Theatre over Friday and Saturday evenings.

Feb 26 2023 | By | Reply More
SCDA One Act Details

SCDA One Act Details

All the plays, all the companies

The Edinburgh district round of the Scottish Community Drama Association’s annual One Act Festival will play the Church Hill Theatre this week, with seven plays over two nights on Friday 24 and Saturday 25 February 2023.

Feb 24 2023 | By | Reply More
Babes in the Wood

Babes in the Wood

★★★★☆ Fantastic fun

If you are hankering for a proper family panto after missing out in recent years, you could hardly do better than Edinburgh People’s Theatre’s Babes in the Wood, at the Church Hill until Sunday 18th December.

Dec 10 2022 | By | 1 Reply More
The Deil’s Awa’

The Deil’s Awa’

★★★★☆ Devilishly funny

Edinburgh People’s Theatre attack The Deil’s Awa’ at Mayfield Salisbury Church with such humour and panache that the result is nigh on irresistible.

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A Tomb With A View

A Tomb With A View

★★★☆☆ Ridiculous

Cheerfully ludicrous and staged with considerable craft, Edinburgh People’s Theatre’s production of A Tomb With A View is thoroughly entertaining.

May 27 2022 | By | Reply More