Grant Stott

Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping Beauty

★★★★☆  Comforting

Familiar routines, eye-catching gimmicks and cheeky swagger are naturally present in Sleeping Beauty, this year’s pantomime at the King’s. And if something is unsurprisingly missing, it does pretty well in making up for it.

December 2, 2021 | By | Reply More
King’s Panto cast

King’s Panto cast

Sleeping Beauty cast confirmed for King’s

Edinburgh’s panto triumvirate may be no more, but there will be a Gray on stage at the King’s this year, when panto giants Grant Stott and Allan Stewart are joined by Clare Gray in Sleeping Beauty.

August 11, 2021 | By | Reply More
King’s Bat Call for Andy

King’s Bat Call for Andy

Bat Signal lights the sky for Andy Gray

The techies and staff at the King’s Theatre are sending out the Bat Signal tonight, Monday 1 February 2021, and tomorrow, in honour and in the memory of the great Andy Gray.

February 1, 2021 | By | 1 Reply More
Remembering Andy Gray

Remembering Andy Gray

Memories of the comic genius who was Andy Gray

The news of Andy Gray’s death over the weekend has prompted an outpouring of sorrow, all the more heartfelt because the memories of those who knew him are so joyful.

January 18, 2021 | By | 4 Replies More
King’s Panto cancelled

King’s Panto cancelled

Beauty sleeps on until 2021:

The Edinburgh King’s has announced that this year’s pantomime, Sleeping Beauty, has been postponed until 2021, with all performances this year cancelled.

August 5, 2020 | By | 2 Replies More
Allan Stewart’s Big Big Variety Show

Allan Stewart’s Big Big Variety Show

★★★★☆ Comfortable

There is a reassuring feel to Allan Stewart’s Big Big Variety Show at the King’s until Saturday.

March 12, 2020 | By | Reply More
Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Goldilocks and the Three Bears

★★★★☆ Spectacular:

Goldilocks And The Three Bears, this year’s King’s pantomime, is an odd creation in many ways, but it retains enough of the tried and tested formulas to convince – to say nothing of good old-fashioned variety stardust.

December 6, 2019 | By | 2 Replies More
Gray and Stott go “FOH” at King’s

Gray and Stott go “FOH” at King’s

Panto pair in cameo roles for new mockumentary Andy Gray and Grant Stott will be two of the celebrity cameos in three new episodes of spoof documentary FOH, scheduled to be shot at the Edinburgh King’s before its refurb in 2021. For their cameo performances, the King’s kings of panto, Messrs Gray and Stott, will […]

August 6, 2019 | By | Reply More
Allan Stewart’s Big Big Variety Show

Allan Stewart’s Big Big Variety Show

★★★☆☆ Variety packed:

Fake folkies and Armenia’s greatest boogie-woogie pianist stand out in the sixth instalment of Allan Stewart’s Big Big Variety Show.

February 27, 2019 | By | Reply More
Gray back at King’s

Gray back at King’s

Andy Gray on stage at panto:

The audience at the Edinburgh King’s were treated to an emotional return to the stage of panto legend Andy Gray on Saturday night, January 12.

January 13, 2019 | By | Reply More