Michael Daviot

Live Horror Lives!

Live Horror Lives!

Edinburgh Horror Festival returns

It’s fright-night time of year again and while guising might be a little different this 2021 Halloween, the Edinburgh Horror Festival makes a welcome return to live theatrical frights this weekend.

October 28, 2021 | By | Reply More
Sherlock Holmes: The Final Reckoning

Sherlock Holmes: The Final Reckoning

★★★★☆ Elegant:

Twisted Thistle’s production for Annexe Arts Hub’s Formation Festival at the Assembly Roxy, is an intriguing and beautifully presented exploration of the characters of Edinburgh-born Arthur Conan Doyle.

February 26, 2019 | By | Reply More
Don Quixote Unbound

Don Quixote Unbound

★★★★☆   Lucid dreaming:

Michael Daviot’s Don Quixote Unbound at Sweet Grassmarket is a wonderfully involving, enchanting and thought-provoking example of the arts of storytelling and theatre making.

August 10, 2018 | By | 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
In Horror We Trust

In Horror We Trust

Spookfest’s second scary sojourn:

The Edinburgh Horror Festival returns from this Friday evening, 27 October, with a five night frenzy of foul deeds and frightening theatrics in the lead up to Halloween on Tuesday.

October 27, 2017 | By | Reply More
1917: A Phantasmagoria

1917: A Phantasmagoria

★★★★★  Essence of Fringe:
Intelligent, driven and ridiculously entertaining, Michael Daviot’s historical one-man-show 1917: A Phantasmagoria is as close to the ideal Fringe show as you could imagine.

August 8, 2017 | By | Reply More
1917 revisited

1917 revisited

A century isn’t so long in 1917 – A Phantasmagoria:
As the world focusses on the centenary of 1917 in terms of events during the First World War, Edinburgh-based actor and playwright Michael Daviot is looking at the year in a very different light.

July 14, 2017 | By | Reply More
Sweet addition

Sweet addition

Sweet Venues adds to #EdFringe Offer:
Edinburgh fringe operator Sweet Venues is adding “Sweet Holyrood”, based at the Macdonald Holyrood Hotel, to its offer during the 2017 fringe.

March 7, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Horror, The Horror

The Horror, The Horror

Edinburgh Horror Fest – first edition:
The inaugural Edinburgh Horror Festival is dragging a quartet of fringe Edinburgh venues down into its netherworld layer for a weekend of devilish theatre, magic, cabaret and comedy from Friday, 28 October 2016.

October 24, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
Nosferatu’s Shadow

Nosferatu’s Shadow

✭✭✭✭✩ Clever:
There is a delicate balance between information and entertainment, and between history and contemporary relevance, in Michael Daviot’s Nosferatu’s Shadow at Sweet Grassmarket.

August 22, 2016 | By | 3 Replies More