Mike Appleby

The Importance of Being Earnest

The Importance of Being Earnest

★★★☆☆ Perspicacious

The Edinburgh Makars return to the Church Hill theatre with a bounce in their step for three performances of a nicely juicy production of The Importance of Being Earnest.

May 6, 2022 | By | 1 Reply More
The One Acts Are Back!

The One Acts Are Back!

SCDA One Act Festival is this week

The Edinburgh region rounds of the SCDA’s One Act Festival return this week, Thursday 17 and Saturday 19 February 2022 to the Church Hill Theatre, with six plays in competition over the two nights.

February 15, 2022 | By | Reply More
It’s One-Act Week

It’s One-Act Week

SCDA One Act Festival returns to Church Hill:

The SCDA’s One Act Festival returns to the Church Hill Theatre this week with a dozen plays set to be performed over the four night run.

February 19, 2020 | By | Reply More
Prescription For Murder

Prescription For Murder

★★★☆☆ Pleasing:

Prescription For Murder, from the Edinburgh Makars at the Church Hill Theatre, is one of those odd English crime dramas that provide more reassurance than apprehension.

April 12, 2019 | By | Reply More
Plaza Suite

Plaza Suite

★★★☆☆ Erratic comedy:

The Edinburgh Makars’ production of Neil Simon’s Plaza Suite has considerable comic appeal, even if it takes some time to materialise.

August 21, 2018 | By | Reply More
Oedipus & Hands Across the Sea

Oedipus & Hands Across the Sea

★★★★☆   Double Dose:

Congratulations to which ever member of the Edinburgh Makars thought of staging Sophocles’ bloody Oedipus in a seemingly incongruous double bill with a Noel Coward one-act farce. Truth is, the incongruity works.

April 28, 2018 | By | Reply More
Good Things

Good Things

★★★☆☆ Heartfelt:
There are plenty of Good Things in the Makars’ production of Liz Lochhead’s play of that name, in a production that is solid if not spectacular.

May 5, 2017 | By | Reply More