Hill Street Theatre

The Venetian Twins

The Venetian Twins

★★★★☆ Finest farce

Two years after they were meant to be bringing The Venetian Twins to Hill Street Theatre, Arkle Theatre Company’s production of Tony Cowie’s adaptation of the play finally made it to the theatre on Wednesday night. It was well worth the wait.

March 31, 2022 | By | Reply More
A Double on Hill Street

A Double on Hill Street

Arkle to bring Venetian Twins to Hill Street

Audiences at the Hill Street Theatre will be seeing double at the end of the month when local amateur company Arkle Theatre stages Tony Cownie’s adaptation of Goldoni’s The Venetian Twins.

March 21, 2022 | By | Reply More
Haggis, Neeps and Burns

Haggis, Neeps and Burns

★★★☆☆ Lunchtime sustenance:

A pleasing willingness to let Robert Burns speak for himself gives Haggis, Neeps and Burns by Edinburgh Little Theatre at Hill Street a straightforward charm.

August 17, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Brooklyn Scotsman

The Brooklyn Scotsman

★★★☆☆  It’s a rap:
Young Critics Scheme
The Brooklyn Scotsman, at the Hill Street Theatre for the full Fringe, is Stevie Creed’s story of how, as a teenage Scottish rapper, he decided to leave home and fulfil the American dream.

August 15, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-In-The-Moon Marigolds

The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-In-The-Moon Marigolds

★★★☆☆  Inexact science:

Arkle’s production of Paul Zindel’s The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-In-The-Moon Marigolds at the Hill Street Theatre is an uneven but ultimately fulfilling exploration of angry insecurities and brittle dreams.

March 21, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
The Tumbling Lassie & Fergus of Galloway

The Tumbling Lassie & Fergus of Galloway

★★★★☆ Jaunty:

Edinburgh Studio Opera renews its association with Alexander McCall Smith and Tom Cunningham with this double bill, marrying new work The Tumbling Lassie with 2013’s Fergus of Galloway.

August 17, 2018 | By | 2 Replies More
Thief

Thief

✭✭✭✭✩ Hello Sailor

Following its award-winning debut at the Brighton Festival in May, one man show Thief makes its wayward progress towards this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

June 21, 2014 | By | Reply More
Æ Review – The Memory of Water

Æ Review – The Memory of Water

* * * * By Thom Dibdin Hill Street Theatre Emotions ebb and flow with the whisky and the spliffs in Shelagh Stephenson’s brilliant The Memory of Water, which the Actors Kitchen are staging in the upper meeting hall of the Hill Street Theatre until Sunday. It’s something of a shoestring affair from the small […]

April 29, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More