Suzanne O’Brien

On the Run: Dame Over!

On the Run: Dame Over!

★★★★☆ Dame to Fame

Showcasing considerable talent and dedication, On the Run: Dame Over!, the debut comedy show from Them is Brothers, is potentially the start of what could be a great Scottish comedy partnership.

August 17, 2022 | By | Reply More
Fire Signs

Fire Signs

★★★☆☆ Relatable

Fire Signs from the Edinburgh University Theatre Company at Pleasance Courtyard until August 15, is a celebration of the intensity of friendships at university.

August 13, 2022 | By | Reply More
The Beatles were a Boyband

The Beatles were a Boyband

★★★★☆ Powerful

In a world where misogyny and sexual violence is normalised, F-Bomb Theatre’s powerful new show The Beatles Were a Boyband asks why?

August 13, 2022 | By | Reply More
Wilf

Wilf

★★★★☆ Rip-roaring

Eighties power ballads fill Traverse One for the return of James Ley’s Wilf, an energising and sparkling show which will have you snorting with laughter from the very start.

August 9, 2022 | By | Reply More
Hamlet with Ian McKellen

Hamlet with Ian McKellen

★★★☆☆ Slightly underwhelming

With a performance concept by Peter Schaufuss and Ian McKellen there was a high level of expectation surrounding this world premiere of a new version of Hamlet.

August 7, 2022 | By | Reply More
This is Paradise

This is Paradise

★★★★☆ Heartbreakingly honest

Amy Molloy gives a raw and unapologetically honest performance as Kate in This is Paradise, a captivating solo show returning to the Traverse Theatre for the full Fringe.

August 7, 2022 | By | Reply More
The Lion King

The Lion King

★★★★☆ A roaring success

Disney’s The Lion King, at the Edinburgh Playhouse until July 2, is a sensory feast of colour, music and puppetry. Whether you have seen the classic Disney movie numerous times or never before, it is a spectacular musical that does not disappoint.

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Daughterhood

Daughterhood

★★★★☆  Poignant
Young Critics Scheme review:
Daughterhood by Charley Miles for Paines Plough and Theatr Clwyd, is a fast paced piece, full of bitterness, jealousy and love, performed in the immersive environment of the Roundabout at Summerhall.

August 28, 2019 | By | Reply More
Black is the Color of My Voice

Black is the Color of My Voice

★★★★☆    Spellbinding:

Apphia Campbell triumphs in Black is the Color of My Voice at Gilded Balloon Teviot. A riveting show inspired by the life and music of Nina Simone and featuring songs such as I Put a Spell On You and Feeling Good.

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Madame George

Madame George

★★★☆☆  Great chemistry:

Madame George, by award winning playwright Keir McAllister at Gilded Balloon Patter Hoose on Chambers Street, is a dark comedy filled with easy laughs that are tinged with a great sadness.

August 25, 2019 | By | Reply More