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