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Lyceum 2023 Spring Season

Lyceum 2023 Spring Season

Lyceum announces four-strong spring Season

The Lyceum has announced a Spring season 2023 of four female-led productions with shows written or adapted by Zinnie Harris, Ahlam, Isobel McArthur and Lesley Hart.

September 27, 2022 | By | Reply More
This Is Memorial Device

This Is Memorial Device

★★★★☆ Phantasmagoric realism

The Lyceum’s extraordinary run of success at this year’s festivals continues with This Is Memorial Device, their collaboration with the Book Festival.

August 17, 2022 | By | Reply More
Tim Crouch: Truth’s a Dog Must to Kennel

Tim Crouch: Truth’s a Dog Must to Kennel

★★★★★ Exit, mind blown

Truth’s a Dog Must to Kennel is a worryingly prescient piece. It is an exquisite creation that apparently denies the very point of creativity, a hymn to humanity that insists that humanity has had it. To call it ‘thought-provoking’ would be a criminal understatement.

August 13, 2022 | By | Reply More
Another un-fine Covid mess

Another un-fine Covid mess

Lyceum cancels performances of Laurel and Hardy

The remaining six performances this week of Laurel and Hardy at the Lyceum have been cancelled due to an incidence of Covid 19 in the company.

June 15, 2022 | By | Reply More
Austen rom-com returns

Austen rom-com returns

Pride and Prejudice* (*Sort Of) sets Scottish dates

The Olivier award winning production of Pride and Prejudice* (*Sort Of) is returning to Scotland this Autumn with three weeks at the Royal Lyceum followed by a week at the Glasgow King’s.

June 14, 2022 | By | Reply More
Laurel & Hardy

Laurel & Hardy

★★★★☆ Skilfully hilarious

There is a deeply felt element to Laurel & Hardy at the Lyceum, that enhances the hilarity on display in note-perfect recreations of classic comedy.

June 8, 2022 | By | 1 Reply More
The Meaning of Zong

The Meaning of Zong

★★★★★   Stunning

The Meaning of Zong at the Lyceum for a two week stay is a hugely important, superbly staged piece of theatre.

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Listings: Mon 11 – Sun 17 April 2022

Listings: Mon 11 – Sun 17 April 2022

What’s on Edinburgh’s Stages This Week…

All Edinburgh’s major stages are in use this week with some brilliant productions on offer from the NTS at the King’s, Giles Terera at the Lyceum, the Goes Wrong stable at the Festival, Vanishing Point at Traverse (where PPP is in its final week) and the second week of Dreamgirls at Playhouse.

April 13, 2022 | By | Reply More
Keli – A Live Preview

Keli – A Live Preview

Preview

In the middle of the Lyceum’s fortnight-long Wonder festival, packed with works in progress, Martin Green – one-third of the adventurous folk trio Lau – invited the world in to see and comment on his latest venture.

April 4, 2022 | By | Reply More
The Scent of Roses

The Scent of Roses

★★★☆☆ Lacks urgency

The Scent of Roses, from writer-director Zinnie Harris at the Lyceum, features a top-notch cast and dialogue that often rings true regarding how self-delusion and self-evasion wreck our relationships with each other and the world around us. However, the production as a whole never truly ignites

March 10, 2022 | By | Reply More