City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland


Local Hero, Royal Lyceum Theatre, Review


How can you put a value on something that is priceless? How can you count the grains of sand upon a beach?

Kinky Boots, Edinburgh Playhouse, Review

Kinky Boots 2018

Queens rule the stage as the sparkly musical that’s anything but a drag hits the Playhouse for the holiday season.

Doris, Dolly and the Dressing Room Divas, Gilded Balloon, Review

GAIL WATSON as DORIS DAY ((c) Leslie Black).JPG

This winter season, Morag Fullarton’s award-winning show Doris, Dolly and the Dressing Room Divas returns to Edinburgh.

Madagascar the Musical, Edinburgh Playhouse, Review


The family film Madagascar by Dreamworks premiered in 2005; families everywhere were “moving it” to the cinema and to the subsequent sequels.

Legacy: The Book of Names, Assembly Hall, Review

Hale Stewart and Jennifer Hart as Finnegan and Catriona & cast in Legacy: The Book of Names. (photo, Robbie McFadzean)

The topicality of this musical drama is powerfully poignant.

The Showstoppers' Kids Show, Pleasance Courtyard, Review

The Showstoppers’ Kids Show is a variation for 3-10 year-olds of the long-running improvisational musical show by the same name.

The Voice Behind the Stars, Assembly Rooms, Review

Eliza Jackson as Marni Nixon in "The Voice behind the Stars"

In July 2016, the unsung heroine of Musical Movies, Marni Nixon passed away in New York City aged 86.

FanDango, Bedlam Theatre, Review

FanDango - Babolin Theatre

Amidst strewn cardboard packing boxes, the cast gradually regain consciousness. “What a night!” groans Tom, playing a father, whose life is in tatters.

The Drowsy Chaperone, Paradise in Augustines, Review

The Drowsy Chaperone - photo by Molly Simmons

“It used to be, sitting there in the dark, you knew that when the show began you would be taken to another world, a world full of colour and music and glamour.”

The Last Ship, Festival Theatre, Review

by Pamela Raith

Sea shanties and Celtic folk orchestrate Sting’s inspiring debut musical, The Last Ship, which sings the plight of the working class of Newcastle upon Tyne during the end of the region’s shi