Lyceum

Bondagers

Bondagers

✭✭✭✭✩ Relevant revival:
There is a poetic, spooky resonance to the Lyceum’s revival of Sue Glover’s Bondagers that makes the production compelling.

October 26, 2014 | By | 2 Replies More
Kill Johnny Glendenning

Kill Johnny Glendenning

✭✭✭✩✩ Blood with no guts
Vigorous and energetic, the Lyceum’s world premiere of Kill Johnny Glendenning provides lashings of blood and humour in a production which is well performed and directed, but in the end is less than the sum of its parts.

September 21, 2014 | By | Reply More
Magic and Variety Gala Show

Magic and Variety Gala Show

✭✭✭✭✩ Magic and Music Hall

Sleight-of-hand, stagecraft and comedy combined to make an entertaining gala opening to this year’s Edinburgh International Magic Festival.

June 28, 2014 | By | Reply More
Pressure

Pressure

✭✭✭✭✩ Atmospheric Pressure

Involving, emotional and well-crafted, David Haig’s new play about the background to D-Day provides a successful finale to the current Lyceum season.

May 9, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
Union – Review

Union – Review

✭✭✭✩✩ In rude health

Bawdy, hugely ambitious and almost wilfully uneven, the Lyceum’s world premiere of Union should be applauded for its intentions even if the results are not wholly successful.

March 26, 2014 | By | Reply More
Private Lives – Review

Private Lives – Review

✭✭✭✩✩ Comic pleasure

Comic and crowd-pleasing, the Lyceum’s production of Noel Coward’s Private Lives provides fine entertainment.

February 19, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
Review – Long Day’s Journey Into Night

Review – Long Day’s Journey Into Night

✭✭✭✭✩ Intensely emotional
Intense, disquieting and ultimately rewarding, the Lyceum’s production of Eugene O’Neill’s Long Day’s Journey into Night is worthy of very high praise.

January 23, 2014 | By | Reply More
A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

✭✭✭✭✩ Dickens of a good time
Radiating good humour and Christmas cheer, the Lyceum’s production of A Christmas Carol provides highly successful seasonal entertainment.

November 30, 2013 | By | Reply More
Review – Crime and Punishment

Review – Crime and Punishment

Absorbing and intelligent, the new adaptation of Crime and Punishment by Chris Hannan and directed by Dominic Hill makes for powerful entertainment at the Lyceum.

October 24, 2013 | By | 3 Replies More
Review – Dark Road

Review – Dark Road

An excellent cast and some intriguing ideas – which are not all fully realised – mark out the Dark Road of Ian Rankin and Mark Thomson’s collaboration, which runs at the Lyceum until October 19.

September 29, 2013 | By | Reply More