Sinbad: The Pantomime – Brunton Theatre

Written and Directed by John Binnie Musical Direction and Piano by Tommie Travers ★★★ Ahoy landlubbers, it’s time to return to the Brunton Theatre to sail the high seas (well, the Firth of the Forth) with Sinbad and crew as audiences venture from the Honest Toun to lands unknown in the pursuit of treasure. It’s … Continue reading Sinbad: The Pantomime – Brunton Theatre

An Edinburgh Christmas Carol – Royal Lyceum Theatre

From the Novel by Charles Dickens Adapted and Directed by Tony Cownie ★★★★ The ghost of an idea. This is how Dickens described his significant contribution to the literary and cultural world, particularly as we enter the final days of the year. A story which takes the spectres of remorse, redemption, and guilt and channels … Continue reading An Edinburgh Christmas Carol – Royal Lyceum Theatre

White Christmas – Edinburgh Playhouse

Book by David Ives and Paul Blake Music & Lyrics by Irving Berlin Directed by Ian Talbot ★★★ It’s what we’ve been dreaming of, a White Christmas, an all-time classic of the festive season which branches out into a stage adaptation to warm the frosted edges of our hearts. Quite literally, as the cosey winter-wonderlands make … Continue reading White Christmas – Edinburgh Playhouse

Christmas Dinner – Royal Lyceum theatre

Written by Robert Alan Evans Directed by Gill Robertson ★★★★ This time of year is complex. For as much as we adore Christmas and suffered with the break from traditional Festive gatherings and parties (well, some of us did…) - one cannot blame those who perhaps wish that Christmas was cancelled. From the busy schedules … Continue reading Christmas Dinner – Royal Lyceum theatre

A Christmas Carol – Citizen’s Theatre/Tramway

Based on Charles Dickens Classic Written by Neil Bartlett Directed by Dominic Hill ★★★★★ More than ever, the tale of the gnarled heart of a man with wealth, enough wealth to change the lives of many, but turns an eye is an all too familiar tale in contemporary life. As the Westernised ideal of Christmas … Continue reading A Christmas Carol – Citizen’s Theatre/Tramway