Tony Cownie

Lyceum Christmas Tales V – VIII

Lyceum Christmas Tales V – VIII

★★★★☆ Fresh

The last four of the pre-recorded Lyceum Christmas Tales provide another helping of laughter, reflection and hope.

December 17, 2020 | By | Reply More
Lyceum’s Live Xmas

Lyceum’s Live Xmas

Live Shows planned for Christmas:

The Lyceum Theatre has revealed plans for a live family production in December, staged in a dramatically re-shaped auditorium to enhance social distancing.

October 8, 2020 | By | 1 Reply More
Tartuffe

Tartuffe

★★★★☆    Great comic timing
Young Critics Scheme review
Tartuffe at the Assembly Rooms is Liz Lochead’s new, shortened version of her adaptation of Moliere’s 17th century play into Scots.

August 28, 2019 | By | Reply More
Bobby gets in on Christmas Carol

Bobby gets in on Christmas Carol

Iconic Edinburgh pooch for Lyceum Xmas show 2019:

Greyfriars Bobby is to get a walkies on part in the Lyceum’s Christmas 2019 production of An Edinburgh Christmas Carol, adapted from Dickens by Tony Cownie.

November 30, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
A Joke

A Joke

★★★★☆   Funny, peculiar:

There is a masterclass in comic nous to be had in A Joke, Universal Arts and Scene Change Productions’ reworking of last year’s Fringe hit by Dan Freeman.

August 21, 2018 | By | Reply More
Edinburgh cream of CATS

Edinburgh cream of CATS

Eight out of Ten CATS prefer Edinburgh:

Eight out of the ten awards handed out at the Critics Awards for Theatre in Scotland have been won by productions made or commissioned in Edinburgh.

June 10, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
The Belle’s Stratagem

The Belle’s Stratagem

★★★★☆ Exemplary comedy:

Vivacity, wit and downright stupidity abound in The Belle’s Stratagem at the Lyceum, a production of verve and cheek that produces as much laughter as anything seen on the Edinburgh stage in recent years.

February 18, 2018 | By | 9 Replies More
Jocky Wilson Said

Jocky Wilson Said

★★★★☆    I’m in heaven:
Blessed memories of a Scottish sporting legend are evoked superbly by Grant O’Rourke in the Gilded Balloon’s Jocky Wilson Said.

August 11, 2017 | By | Reply More
Lyceum Season 2017-18

Lyceum Season 2017-18

Details of 17/18 season announced:
The Lyceum is to stage ten shows in its 2017-18 season, the second in David Greig’s tenure as artistic director and the final year in the current funding round.

April 27, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
Lyceum season introduction

Lyceum season introduction

A time to take risks:
The Lyceum’s artistic director, David Greig, talks about the background to the 2017/18 season and his reasoning behind it.

April 27, 2017 | By | Reply More