Brassed Off – Church Hill Theatre

Written by Paul Allen Directed by Jacqueline Wheble ★★★★ A choice between eating and heating. Fishing for coins down the sofa to pay the gas and the constant threat of unemployment and rising costs. Sounds all too familiar. Paul Allen’s 1998 stage adaptation of Mark Herman’s screenplay for the 1996 film Brassed Off manages one of the … Continue reading Brassed Off – Church Hill Theatre


All Shook Up – Churchill Theatre

Featuring the Music of Elvis Presley Book by Joe DiPietro Directed by Scott Coltman ★★★★ Rightfully opening on Valentine's Day, Edinburgh grassroots theatre group The Bohemians sprinkle the air of the Churchill Theatre with love, passion and a heaping bucket of lust and pelvic-thrusting deviance. Arriving onto the scenes in some tight pants and high-rise … Continue reading All Shook Up – Churchill Theatre

Babes in the Wood – Churchill Theatre

Written by John Somerville Directed and Choreographed by Mandy Black Musical Direction by Barrie Simcock ★★★★ Now this is a proper pantomime. There is an undoubtable poignancy with the Edinburgh People’s Theatre’s return to the stage following their hibernation over lockdown periods. Babes in the Wood, opening last week at the Churchill Theatre, is a fitting piece for … Continue reading Babes in the Wood – Churchill Theatre

The Herd by Rory Kinnear – Church Hill Theatre

Written by Rory Kinnear Artistic Direction by Fiona Main ★★★★ It’s a special day for two Andys. For Murray, it’s 2013 and his first Wimbledon title. For another, it’s his 21st birthday – and his adoring family have gathered with gifts, cake, balloons, and a couple of additional guests. As Andy’s mother feverishly gets things … Continue reading The Herd by Rory Kinnear – Church Hill Theatre

Covid-19 – Theatre/Events responses & information

As of March 16th, the Scottish Government advises a policy to protect the capacity of our public services, advising that organisers should cancel or postpone all mass events of 500 people or more – indoors or outdoors. Below is an ongoing list of Scottish Theatre & events venues which have provided their stance on the … Continue reading Covid-19 – Theatre/Events responses & information