City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News: theatre


Flightpath Review

Out of Joint is one of Britain's most established National and International touring theatre
companies, predictably staging good quality, interesting productions. Working in collaboration with the Bush Theatre, Flight Path by David Watson, is their latest venture.

The Pearlfisher Review

Hebridean playwright Iain F MacLeod’s premiere exploring the history of Scottish Travellers also marks the last show for Lyceum Artistic Director Philip Howard, and after 11 years at the helm, it’s an anti-climactic finish.

Endgame Review

'Nothing is funnier than unhappiness' could have been written by the heretical psychoanalyst Adam Phillips. That Samuel Beckett got there fifty years ago is but one instance of his prescience.

The Car Man Review

The Car Man is one of the most exciting pieces of dance touring Britain at present. Choreographed by Mathew Bourne, who shot to fame in 1995 with his all male production of Swan Lake, The Car Man oozes sensuality, energy and eroticism.

Living Quarters Review

It's always going to be interesting when the early work of an established dramatist is revived

Cats Review

T.S. Eliot's poetry musicalised by Andrew Lloyd Webber is more than a hit; at twenty-five it's a theatrical landmark. The story is, as with many musicals, incidental. What the show's all about is a celebration of athletic dance, dazzling songs and energetic fun.

The Winter's Tale

Shakespeare is often described as our most contemporary playwright. His plays explore what it means to be human, something that never changes from century to century, across countries and cultures.

Neil Brand - The Silent Pianist Speaks

One of the great joys of the Fringe are the unexpected surprises occasionally thrown in the way of unsuspecting reviewers.

Natasha Wood - Rolling With Laughter

The audience for 'Natasha Wood, Rolling With Laughter' owe a considerable
debt to Wood's parents, who clearly equipped her with a large share of her
mother's 'Double D for determination'

Fringe Promoter Understairs Goes Under

The Fringe promoter Understairs who, earlier this month, lost one of their key venues the Apostolic Church has gone into liquidation days before the Fringe kicks off.