Ted Ackery

The Taming of the Shrew

The Taming of the Shrew

★★★★☆ Lively

Edinburgh University Shakespeare Company’s production of The Taming of the Shrew at the Pleasance is a witty and intelligent take on an endlessly troubling play.

Feb 6 2024 | By | Reply More
In Loving Memory of Mary Mort

In Loving Memory of Mary Mort

★★☆☆☆ Semi-formed surrealism

Taking over the vast space that is Greenside’s Emerald Theatre and filling it with nothing in the way of a set is one of the many unusual things about In Loving Memory of Mary Mort from Cod Liver Theatre.

Aug 25 2023 | By | Reply More
The Booth

The Booth

★★★☆☆ Comic confusion

Edinburgh University Theatre Group’s The Booth takes a satirical, but affectionate, look back to the 1950s, when Foley artists ruled the airwaves, using household objects to create so many of the sound effects that brought radio drama to life.

Aug 14 2023 | By | Reply More
Translations

Translations

★★★★☆ Clear

Edinburgh University Theatre Company bring a welcome clarity to Translations, at the Bedlam to Saturday, in a production which gets inside the many shades of meaning to Brian Friel’s script.

Mar 4 2023 | By | Reply More
The Macbeth Inquiry

The Macbeth Inquiry

★★★☆☆ Hit-and-miss

The Macbeth Inquiry, from Edinburgh University Shakespeare Company at theSpace @ Niddry Street for the middle week of the Fringe, is a decidedly uneven but enjoyable production.

Aug 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.

Aug 13 2022 | By | Reply More