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Quantum’s Magic Seven

Quantum’s Magic Seven

Kevin Quantum on how magic and straight theatre are linked

Edinburgh-based magician Kevin Quantum is a dab hand at melding elements of theatre into his act. Check out the presentation of his brilliant Flaming Balls act to Britain’s Got Talent if you don’t believe so.

Jul 11 2024 | By | Reply More
Catching time with EGTG

Catching time with EGTG

EGTG Director Abbye Eva and lead actor Caden Scott on The Fastest Clock in the Universe

This week, EGTG continue their platinum season with a production of Philip Ridley’s 1992 dark comedy thriller, The Fastest Clock in the Universe, at Assembly Roxy for five performance.

May 21 2024 | By | Reply More
Passionate voices

Passionate voices

Women’s stories take centre stage in Passion Play

The script for this year’s Passion Play in Princes Street Gardens West tells the Easter story as always, but is inspired by the injustices still suffered by women around the world to this day.

Mar 28 2024 | By | Reply More
EPT’s Encounter

EPT’s Encounter

EPT take on Emma Rice adaptation of Coward

Emma Rice’s adaptation of Brief Encounter, the David Lean 1945 film, is brought to the Church Hill Theatre stage by Edinburgh People’s Theatre for four performances only, this coming week, Wed 27 to Sat 30 March, 2024.

Mar 22 2024 | By | Reply More
Buttrey rocks Bedlam

Buttrey rocks Bedlam

EUTC workshop new rock musical at Bedlam

Thaddeus Buttrey wrote his first song when he was 10 years old and first performed in a musical when he was 13. Now, the Edinburgh University phd student is set to have his rock musical Who We Are Now staged by the EUTC in their Bedlam theatre.

Mar 3 2024 | By | Reply More
Horror Shop for Eusog

Horror Shop for Eusog

Schlock horror not Savoy Opera for student company

This week the Edinburgh University’s Savoy Opera company, Eusog, is swapping G&S for Menken and Ashman, with a production of Little Shop of Horrors at the Church Hill Theatre.

Jan 21 2024 | By | Reply More
North Leith Limbo

North Leith Limbo

Slavery “central issue” in play inspired by Leith graves

The Ghosts of North Leith, at North Leith Parish Church for three nights only this week, sees the Citadel Arts Group weave together scripts based on stories behind graves in the Coburg Street Burial Ground.

Nov 14 2023 | By | Reply More
Apocalypse beyond the line

Apocalypse beyond the line

EGTG revive Walt McGough’s Chalk

Edinburgh Graduate Theatre Group return this coming week with a revival of American playwright Walt McGough’s intense, 2015 sci-fi fable, Chalk, upstairs at the Assembly Roxy from Wed 8 to Sat 11 November 2023.

Nov 4 2023 | By | Reply More
Edinburgh Horror Fest

Edinburgh Horror Fest

Five-strong theatre slate for this year’s oogly fest

Little known stories from children’s author E Nesbit headline the Edinburgh Horror Festival which returns today, with a slate of five fringe-length theatre offerings, each playing over four nights at the Banshee Labyrinth to Sunday 29 October 2023.

Oct 27 2023 | By | Reply More
Still Waiting…

Still Waiting…

Sequel to Waiting in the Wings for Church Hill

Still Waiting in the Wings, a charity concert to raise funds for brain tumour research, is taking place at the Church Hill Theatre this weekend, with an evening performance on Friday 13 and Saturday matinee on 14 October 2023.

Oct 12 2023 | By | Reply More