Since its inception 25 years ago, Frantic Assembly has blazed a trail as perhaps the most innovative and exciting physical theatre company in the UK. I saw their second-ever production, Generations Trilogy: Klub, at a small theatre in Dorset in the late 1990s and was blown away, by the high octane, contemporary and energetic production.Read More
This year marks Allan Stewart’s thirtieth appearance in the King’s Theatre panto and Andy Gray’s return after a year away due to illness. Together with Grant Stott, they make up a formidable, warm and very funny trio – one the audience was thoroughly delighted to see reunited for 2019.Read More
Romesh Ranganathan has come a long way since playing forty seaters at the Fringe – nearly 6,000 people crammed into the Edinburgh Playhouse to see him play across two nights. Top stand-ups have rock-star status these days, something this comedian embellishes with a live DJ on stage to warm us up with classic hip-hop before both halves.Read More
Scotland boasts some of the finest seafood and best beef in the world. So it’s always a joy to see (and taste) it showcased, in this case alongside another local market leader, Edinburgh Gin.Read More
For the first five minutes, watching a stage play on a screen in a theatre is weird. But after that we forget and we immerse – bar the odd zoom in and theatrical bits of acting. It’s a long one at three hours and ten minutes (including a 15-minute interval) and to begin with, doesn’t seem to be a piece that can carry that duration. The opening scene is a dull bit of exposition, slightly over-egged by a few of the cast who seem to be better suited for the distance of stage than screen.Read More
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