Review

Briefs: The Second Coming

Briefs: The Second Coming

✭✭✭✭✩ Fabulously Fierce:
Drag artistes, award winning Vegas boylesque and edgy humour are whipped together in Edinburgh’s Christmas Spegieltent by the beautiful Briefs boys in their first visit to the city outside of the fringe.

December 21, 2014 | By | Reply More
Dick Whittington

Dick Whittington

✭✭✭✩✩ Pure panto:
Big on audience participation and packed with boldly bad jokes, Edinburgh Peoples Theatre version of Dick Whittington at the Church Hill Theatre to Sunday 28, will delight fans of real pantomime.

December 19, 2014 | By | 3 Replies More
Stockbridge P3 review the BFG part 3

Stockbridge P3 review the BFG part 3

The final instalment of real punters’ opinions:
Here are the last nine reviews of the BFG, written by the six and seven year-old children of class P3 following Stockbridge Primary’s school trip to see the Lyceum’s Christmas show, 2014.

December 16, 2014 | By | 2 Replies More
Stockbridge P3 review the BFG part 2

Stockbridge P3 review the BFG part 2

More opinions from real punters:
Following Stockbridge Primary’s school visit to the Lyceum to see the BFG, the six and seven year-old children of class P3 wrote reviews of the show.

December 16, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
Stockbridge P3 review the BFG

Stockbridge P3 review the BFG

What the real punters think:
On Tuesday 9 December 2014, Stockbridge Primary went on a school visit to the Royal Lyceum’s production of The BFG.

December 16, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
Peter Darrell’s The Nutcracker

Peter Darrell’s The Nutcracker

✭✭✭✩✩ Sporadic magic:
The sumptuous, Victorian backdrop to The Nutcracker is entirely appropriate for a production that has much of the appeal of a huge box of chocolates.

December 14, 2014 | By | Reply More
A Christmas Wish 2014

A Christmas Wish 2014

✭✭✭✭✩ Tinsel and tonsils:
Aren’t stage school kids supposed to be annoying? Not the students of Edinburgh’s MGA Academy of Performing Arts, who decked the Usher Hall with A Christmas Wish, raising spirits as they raised funds for Barnardo’s Scotland.

December 14, 2014 | By | Reply More
Scotch and Soda

Scotch and Soda

✭✭✭✩✩ Deliciously disreputable:
There’s a full-on skuzzy vibe to Scotch and Soda, this year’s music and circus act in the St Andrews Square Spiegeltent as part of Edinburgh’s Christmas.

December 12, 2014 | By | Reply More
The Devil Masters

The Devil Masters

✭✭✩✩✩ Lacks bite:
Uneven and stiltedly political, The Devil Masters is a peculiar festive offering from the Traverse.

December 11, 2014 | By | Reply More
Slava’s Snow Show

Slava’s Snow Show

✭✭✭✩✩ Physical poetry:
Some impressive clowning and clever stagecraft make Slava’s Snow Show a diverting seasonal entertainment, even if it is short on genuine magic.

December 5, 2014 | By | Reply More