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


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