EDINBURGH | GLASGOW | ABERDEEN | INVERNESS | DUNDEE | PERTH

The Steamie

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Glaswegian comedy classic returns with hilarity and heart

6 Nov 2017 - 11 Nov 2017

The Real Thing

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Amid mainstream media propaganda and social media hearsay, a reminder to think and question what is presented as truth.

24 Oct 2017 - 28 Oct 2017

Son of a Preacher Man

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Disappointing jukeboxer using Dusty Springfield’s backlist

17 Oct 2017 - 21 Oct 2017

The Kite Runner

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Well-paced adaptation of the original with superb emotional punch.

9 Oct 2017 - 14 Oct 2017

Spamalot

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Python musical comes straight from the heart of British farcical comedy

26 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017

Twelfth Night

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An energetic and often hectic rendition of one of Shakespeare’s best comedies.

20 Sep 2017 - 21 Sep 2017

The Threepenny Opera

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Attic Collective close inaugural season with accomplished ensemble performance, a chaotic feast for the eyes

15 Sep 2017 - 16 Sep 2017

Letters Live

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A pleasant and interesting evening which celebrates the letter

on 27 Aug 2017

The Divide

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A six-hour play that could be told in half the time.

8 Aug 2017 - 20 Aug 2017

American Idiot

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Amateur production of Green Day musical let down by tech issues.

12 Jul 2017 - 13 Jul 2017

Death of a Salesman

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Royal and Derngate production doesn’t show Miller classic to best effect.

20 Jun 2017 - 24 Jun 2017

Shirley Valentine

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Willy Russell’s one-woman play touches hearts and politics

30 May 2017 - 3 Jun 2017

Fantastic Mr Fox

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Larger-than-life adaptation of Roald Dahl’s classic guaranteed to delight the rugrats.

15 May 2017 - 20 May 2017

Nell Gwynn

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Jessica Swale’s award-winning comedy is enjoyable, but superficial

18 Apr 2017 - 22 Apr 2017

Fiddler on the Roof

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Edinburgh Music Theatre deliver a musical classic which has grown slightly stale.

5 Apr 2017 - 8 Apr 2017

Anita and Me

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Heartwarming stage adaptation shows Meera Syal’s coming-of-age novel still has political relevance today.

28 Mar 2017 - 1 Apr 2017

Cuttin’ A Rug

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The second play in the Slab Boys Triliogy is a hit

7 Mar 2017 - 11 Mar 2017

Titanic

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Poignant moments, impressive ensemble numbers in this commendable, if too lengthy, production.

21 Feb 2017 - 25 Feb 2017

A Judgement In Stone

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Quaint Ruth Rendell mystery feels older than its years, but will appeal to genre lovers

13 Feb 2017 - 18 Feb 2017

The Trial

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Philip Glass’s latest opera evokes the Central European world of Kafka.

3 Feb 2017 - 4 Feb 2017

We’re Going on a Bear Hunt

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Michael Rosen’s slim picture book proves inspiration enough for an hour of children’s theatre

20 Jan 2017 - 21 Jan 2017

Jack and the Beanstalk

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King’s regular panto trio prove again that if it ain’t broke don’t fix it

26 Nov 2016 - 15 Jan 2017

The Full Monty

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Adaptation of the classic 1997 film, with Gary Lucy as Gaz

24 Oct 2016 - 29 Oct 2016

The Mousetrap

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Venerable theatrical institution does the rounds again.

17 Oct 2016 - 22 Oct 2016

Gangsta Granny

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An adaptation which contains a message with merit, heart and a lot of flatus.

10 May 2016 - 10 Sep 2016

Democracy

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There is much to love about Rapture Theatre’s take on Cold War German politics

29 Sep 2016 - 1 Oct 2016

The Glass Menagerie

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A thoughtful, exploratory study of co-dependency and self-delusion capturing a time just before America boomed.

7 Aug 2016 - 21 Aug 2016