Annie – Edinburgh Playhouse

Book by Thomas Meehan Music by Charles Strouse Lyrics by Martin Charnin Directed by Nikolai Foster ★★★★ A pillar of the musical theatre world, Thomas Meehan’s adaptation of the little orphan Annie has found itself for nearly fifty years in numerous re-stagings and tours, winning awards and offering a sliver of saccharine joy amidst the bleakness of … Continue reading Annie – Edinburgh Playhouse


Bohemia: Showchoir – Assembly Roxy

Directed by Katie Slater Produced by Aisling Anderson Musical Direction by Falk Mieir ★★★★★ Come rabble, royalty, nobility and rogue – for a Bohemian celebration which claims the Assembly Roxy as it’s own. Returning with their Showchoir, the Edinburgh University Footlights aim to celebrate their namesake: melody. A collection of muses, EUFootlights Bohemia Showchoir amasses various showtunes, rock n’ … Continue reading Bohemia: Showchoir – Assembly Roxy

Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story – Festival Theatre Written and Produced by Alan Janes Directed by Matt Salisbury ★★★★ The one thing many of us long for is to leave an impact. So, to have the titular role in a smash-hit musical concert experience which has, for over thirty years, entertained over twenty-two million people might speak to the volume of support, … Continue reading Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story – Festival Theatre

Babs – A Play, A Pie, and A Pint

Written by Morna Young Directed by Beth Morton ★★★★ Depending upon the poison you pick, the legendary Baba Yaga is famed for either devouring or protecting and raising those without mothers. Is either a fearsome, powerful, malicious witch or an emphatic woman of the world. Context is everything, and that’s something threaded beautifully into Morna … Continue reading Babs – A Play, A Pie, and A Pint

Rocky Horror Pictures Show – Edinburgh Playhouse Created by Richard O'Brien Directed by Stephen Webb ★★★★★ On a fittingly miserably dreich evening in Edinburgh, there’s a light on at the Playhouse for those poor desperate souls looking to spread a little warmth to their bones, their cheeks, and to, well, that’s entirely your business. Continuing to produce an eternally touring showcase … Continue reading Rocky Horror Pictures Show – Edinburgh Playhouse