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Benjamin Britten’s The Burning Fiery Furnace is a clever choice for the first collaboration between Scottish Opera and East Lothian’s Lammermuir Festival.
The long-running ITV sitcom Benidorm gets an extended remix by creator Derren Little in this live stage show. It brings together six
Shifting emotions are filtered through autumnal sunlight in the Lyceum’s Twelfth Night, with as much defiant sadness on view as happy resolution.
However, by the time the whole auditorium is on its feet for the finale, dancing along to Y Viva Espana, you’d be forgiven for forgetting how many cracks in the Benidorm carapace have been…
Ludus: Playful Love, Theatre Broad’s production of two contrasting plays by early 20th-century poet and playwright Clifford Bax provides an evening that is high on period charm but never r…
Director Wils Wilson ventures into the parts of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night that most productions leave alone, cutting few, if any, lines in
After a Fringe full of blockbuster productions, the Traverse’s autumn season kicks of with Nests, a two-hander that looks at social inequality and considers what we can learn from crows.
Xana Marwick questions whether society is as committed to supporting its children as it believes it is, in her touring two-hander, Nests,
Dominic Hill sets out a strong message of intent with his Citizens Theatre production of Cyrano de Bergerac. This is a glorious
David Greig is to adapt Stanislaw Lem’s classic science fiction novel Solaris, in a co-production between Edinburgh’s Lyceum and Melbourne’s Malthouse theatres.
A 200-seat studio theatre space is to be included in a new concert and performance venue being planned in Edinburgh’s New Town.
Cleverly mixing contemporary and historical, director Stefan Herheim’s take on Rossini’s already heavily altered account of the Perrault fairytale puts the music
The Edinburgh Festival Fringe has posted record sales across the three-week festival with a year-on-year rise of 5.25% to an estimated 2.8
There’s lashings of fun and heaps of inventive adventure to be had in Gobbledigook Theatre’s hands-on adaptation of Enid Blyton’s Famous Five.
Scathing wit and the most unflattering self-pity vie for prominence in Simon Callow’s performed recitation of Oscar Wilde’s letter to his former
In Peter Brook and long-term collaborator Marie-Helene Estienne’s The Prisoner, the interrogative eye on the exotic reveals much more about the beholder
Gleeful physical comedy features in Lucille & Cecilia, a patchy but intriguingly promising piece from new company Bang Average Theatre at C Aquila. (Picture: © Bang Average)
Scene Change Productions, Greenwich Theatre and Nutshell Theatre’s co-production A Good Enough Girl? is enjoyable, involving and deceptively important production.
Ganymede, TypeCast Productions’ reworking of Shakespeare at Paradise in Augustines, is an intriguing production that uses the spirit of the Bard to cast light on contemporary concerns.
American Absurdum returns with all its trademark incision and quick-fire, hyper-stylised delivery in The House, a fable of modern middle-class America. Empty-nesters
“Brexit, Trump – that’s change!” someone shouts early in First Snow/Premiere Neige, the National Theatre of Scotland’s Quebecois co-production. Following the NTS’
Bursting with energy and bold theatrical strokes, David William Bryan tells the true story of his great uncle Arthur – known as
Male relationships – specifically inter-generational familial relationships – come under intense, if friendly examination in Glas(s) Productions’ Old Boy. The company has
Nicely turned as comedy, Sarah MacGillivray and Phil Bartlett’s story of a Scottish actress straight out of drama school who goes down
There is a complexity to Matthew Roberts’ one-man show, Canoe, which goes much deeper than the issue of grieving that lies at its
Libby McArthur draws on a true story from her own past, when she was arrested and sentenced to prison for non-payment of
Tightly wound and shot through with an utterly surprising melancholy, Keir McAllister’s tale of two men feuding over their right to relax
Twa, the collaboration between writer Annie George and visual artist Flore Gardner at the Scottish Storytelling Centre, is a lucid and involving production.
Hymns For Robots, Noctium Theatre’s portrait of electronic music innovator Delia Derbyshire, is an appealingly winsome piece of theatre.
When there’s nothing but a bible and megaphone by way of set or stage dressing in a performance about the DUP, you
A quiet examination of the nature of exclusion and fear of the other is framed as deeply ironic comedy in Jean Ann