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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.

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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
Review – MagicFest Opening Gala

Review – MagicFest Opening Gala

Disappearing doves and a moonwalking chihuahua joined this year’s MagicFest opening gala at the Lyceum on Friday for an evening of seriously entertaining magic.

July 4, 2013 | By | Reply More
Review – Being Tommy Cooper

Review – Being Tommy Cooper

Being Tommy Cooper is an odd amalgam of tribute act and exposé of the man beneath the famous fez – which ends up being neither.

June 26, 2013 | By | Reply More