Death Drop – King’s Theatre

https://youtu.be/lLmwU48mnNQ Written by Holly Stars Directed by Jesse Jones ★★★★ Royalty has descended upon high to grace the rabble of Edinburgh this week at the King’s Theatre. And though they may gather with alternative motivations than once revealed, Lady Von Fistenburg’s anniversary dinner finds itself with a few more hiccups than a backed-up toilet and … Continue reading Death Drop – King’s Theatre

Dirty Dancing – Festival Theatre

Written by Eleanor Bergstein Directed by Federico Bellone ★★★★ A summer break in the sixties; where the band plays on into the drawn-out evening twilight and the cocktails are never empty. Where dance instructors take a role in the hospitality industry, but one which was derided by some. Snobbery runs amok in the stage adaptation … Continue reading Dirty Dancing – Festival Theatre

Beauty and the Beast – Edinburgh Playhouse

Composition and lyrics by Alan Menken, Howard Ashman & Tim Rice Book by Linda Woolverton Directed & Choreographed by Matt West ★★★★★ Sharing its name and narrative from the hegemonic version of Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont’s version of the fairy-tale, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast has been a glittering, shining rose for the lives of children and … Continue reading Beauty and the Beast – Edinburgh Playhouse

Blood Brothers – Edinburgh Playhouse

https://youtu.be/oL3IC6Q35VM Book, Song & Lyrics by Willy Russel Directed by Bob Tomson & Bill Kenwright ★★★★ Legendary - Willy Russell’s musical Blood Brothers, beloved across the country, draws the ancient philosophical narrative of nurture versus nature into the contemporary world. Downtrodden and faced with no alternative, Mrs Johnstone is scarcely able to feed her existing children … Continue reading Blood Brothers – Edinburgh Playhouse

Spuds – Assembly Roxy

Written & Directed by Andy McGregor Musical Direction by Gavin Whitworth ★★★★★ Overcoming loss is a painful and elaborate process. For some, it can take years to recover from the impact, and the ripples of shock never fade. Often a form of comfort is found at the bottom of a bottle or something less savoury. … Continue reading Spuds – Assembly Roxy