City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News: theatre


The Flop, Summerhall Main Hall, Review

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Hijinx is back at the Fringe and entirely living up to their name.

South Bend, Gilded Balloon at the Museum, Review

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Martin McCormick has a problem with his teeth – he lies through them. “Trust me”, he asks the audience, all he is about to say is true.

Extinguished Things, Summerhall, Review

Extinguished Things

After seventeen years, Molly is back living with her parents in Liverpool. (It is only temporary.) But there is not much in the way of comfort to be had there.

The Canterville Ghost, Pleasance Courtyard, Review

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The Canterville Ghost is a thoroughly charming, slickly delivered slice of light entertainment that will appeal to children and grown-ups alike.

It’s Not a Sprint, Pleasance Dome, Review

It's Not a Sprint - Grace Chapman

Got nowhere to run to, baby, nowhere to hide
It's not love, I'm a running from …

The Worst Little Warehouse in London, Assembly George Square Studios, Review

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Suitcases packed to bursting point with hysterical characters, sharp-witted lyrics and possibly the world’s tightest duet sequence, Australian couple, Lala and Robbie, have moved into The Worst Little Warehouse in London.

A Christmas Carol, Assembly George Square Studios, Review

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Dickens’ timeless tale of redemption at Christmas is once again brought to life in this tour de force of a performance by an accomplished actor.

Benny, Gilded Balloon Teviot, Review

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This affectionate and engaging one-man show tells the story of the famous funny man, following his career from its earliest failures to global success and beyond.

How My Light is Spent, Greenside @ Nicolson Square, Review

How My Light is Spent

Jimmy makes a panicked phone call – “Kitty, my hands have disappeared”.

The Marilyn Conspiracy, Assembly George Square Studios, Review

The Marilyn Conspiracy

Following the post-mortem by the Deputy Medical Examiner, Dr. Thomas Noguchi, the cause of death was “probable suicide”.

To the Ocean, Symposium Hall, Review

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In a tent on the grass by Symposium Hall, decorated with ivy leaves and fairy lights, BoxedIn Theatre create a world of childhood beliefs and coming of age reality.