Theatre

Nativity! The Musical

Never work with children or animals – so goes the old adage, which writer and director Debbie Isitt magnificently upended with the supremely popular Nativity! For those unfamiliar with the film, Nativity! is a warm-hearted tale about a...

The Producers

It is no easy task for a university musical theatre society to deliver a holistic performance of high professional standard, excellent quality and non-stop fun for two and a half hours; most only achieve one successfully. This challenge is taken one...

Vulcan 7

Content warning: discussion of sexual assault. Mark Twain famously encouraged artists to “write what you know.” Adrian Edmondson and Nigel Planer take this sentiment and twist it into “parody what you know” with their brainchild Vulcan7,...

She Can’t Half Talk

Content warning: Contains dialogue on abusive relationships, assault and abortion  So: a foetus, a cougar, a camera girl, a drag queen and a victim walk into a bar… this is the line used to describe She Can’t Half Talk, a series of all-femme...

Jerusalem

The Edinburgh University Theatre Company brought ‘Jez’ Butterworth’s Jerusalem haring into Bedlam last week. The performance was as hearty as a full roast dinner. The satisfaction of intellectual curiosity mixed with satire and heartfelt wit...

Dracula

The characters on stage may have been dead, but the King’s Theatre was alive as audience members laughed and jumped out of their seats. Directed by Eduard Lewis and adapted for the stage by Jenny King, Dracula captures all of the elements that...

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

On the penultimate stop of their long 2018 tour, Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo is a well-anticipated breath of fresh air at Edinburgh’s Festival Theatre. Here, a full house awaits the imaginative performance from the all-male troupe. Now...

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