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An Orkney Wedding, Queen's Hall, Review

An Orkney Wedding

The programme began with Sibelius’ Valse Triste and Scene with Crandes (from incidental music to Kuolema) which he wrote for his brother-in-law’s opera Kuolema.

Mamma Mia 2016, Edinburgh Playhouse, Review

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Mamma Mia sails incongruously into panto season at the Playhouse on a warm breeze wafting sun, sea, sex and singing into mid-winter Edinburgh.

A new production of Death of a Salesman coming to King’s Theatre Edinburgh

One of the greatest plays of the twentieth century, Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman, will have its only Scottish date at Edinburgh’s King’s Theatre in June 2017 as part of a UK tour after

Jack and the Beanstalk, King's Theatre, Review

Beanstalk magic

For many people, old-fashioned panto is a creaky anachronism where men dressing as women shouldn’t be that hilarious, baddies are ugly and goodies are pretty, people of restricted growth are clowns an

Five Guys Named Moe, Festival Square Theatre, Review

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The storyline in Clarke Peters’s hit is one of the most slender in comedy musical history: Nomax has the blues as he’s lost his girl. Does he go woo her to get her back or draw a line and move on?

Cinderella Announced as King’s 2017/18 Panto

The needles may still be intact on the Christmas trees, Santa notes may still be being written and not one cracker has been pulled but The King’s Theatre Edinburgh is

Aladdin, Brunton, Review

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We’ve not even had St Andrew’s Day but the panto season has begun and one of the first off the starting blocks is Musselburgh’s Brunton.

Rambert: Ghost Dances, Festival Theatre, Review

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Rambert’s 2016-17 tour of Britain includes five new music commissions in its repertoire, but it’s the long-awaited revival of Christopher Bruce’s Ghost Dances that names the show and seals it

Green Tea, Gayfield Creative Spaces, Review

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Having an imaginary friend is one thing. Having a grotesque and disturbing monkey that nobody else can see follow you around is quite another.

Ghost the Musical, Edinburgh Playhouse, Review


Intimate pottery, forlorn purgatory and heart-throb Patrick Swayze. In a word – Ghost. The 1990 iconic film was reimagined for the stage in 2011, and is now embarking on it’s second UK tour.