Previews

The Hypocrite arrives

The Hypocrite arrives

Moliere makes a comeback this week at the St Ninian’s church hall, where Edinburgh Theatre Arts are staging Roger McGough’s adaptation of his great comedy Tartuffe.

April 12, 2015 | By | Reply More
Brunton Steamie

Brunton Steamie

Quirky Pond stir Corelli:
It takes a lot to shake Andy Corelli. He’s the kind of theatre director who likes to shake it up himself, finding the unusual in a story, the unexpected in a play and capturing that in a production.

March 27, 2015 | By | Reply More
Live rehearsal for SB

Live rehearsal for SB

Scottish Ballet’s Streetcar rehearsal streamed live:
Scottish Ballet is live-streaming half an hour of its rehearsals for A Streetcar Named Desire, ahead of the revival of its 2012 award-winning production.

March 6, 2015 | By | Reply More
Fair Intellectuals

Fair Intellectuals

Lucy Porter’s witty comedy returns:
Something of a sleeper hit at last year’s Edinburgh fringe where it sold out in the Assembly Rooms, The Fair Intellectual Club returns for a two night stay at the Roxy Arthouse.

March 3, 2015 | By | Reply More
More? You want more?

More? You want more?

SLO considers itself at home at King’s:
“More? You want how many more?” – not Mr Bumble’s reply to Oliver Twist’s plea for more gruel, but how Southern Light Opera must have reacted to director Andy Johnston’s plans for their new production of Oliver!, which opens at the King’s on Tuesday.

March 2, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More
Welcome My Son

Welcome My Son

Circus skills as theatre for Frankenstein tale:
When Phil Hardie injured his ankle in January, it put paid to the Spotted Stripes Circus performance of his new show Welcome my Son at Manipulate, but this week the circus specialist is premiering the show in Summerhall.

March 1, 2015 | By | Reply More
Icelandic debut at D21

Icelandic debut at D21

UK premiere of Icelandic play:
Discover 21, Edinburgh’s smallest theatre, is staging the UK premier of an Icelandic two-hander this weekend with the three-night run of Bitter Sweet by Kolbrun Bjort Sigfusdottir.

February 27, 2015 | By | Reply More
Science festival Theatre

Science festival Theatre

The Ideas Factory in performance:
This year’s Edinburgh Science Festival has been launched as the Ideas Factory, a hub for information, ideas and innovation, taking place in Edinburgh from Friday 4 to Sunday 19 April 2015.

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Sex and sanitation

Sex and sanitation

Melanie Jordan on her five star hit:
Sanitise, the Fringe First winning, five star hit of the 2014 Edinburgh fringe, returns this week for two nights only at the Traverse Theatre.

February 16, 2015 | By | Reply More
Beside the road

Beside the road

Migration and identity at Summerhall:
The issues of migration and identity are constantly abused in contemporary politics under the knee-jerk banner of an “immigration problem”. But they are hardly new and even less a “problem”, as a fascinating work-in-progress at Summerhall on Friday explores.

February 16, 2015 | By | Reply More