This Week’s Edinburgh Theatre: Top Tickets

This Week’s Edinburgh Theatre: Top Tickets

We explore the best shows gracing Edinburgh stages this week… The Steamie It’s Hogmanay in a Glasgow wash house, and the girls need to get their washing done before the bells. Join Dolly, Magrit, Doreen and Mrs Culfeathers as they laugh and cry their way through the last day of the year – with a little help from the not so handy Andy. First performed in May 1987, The Steamie has delighted and entertained audiences…

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Kinky Boots strutting into Edinburgh Playhouse next Christmas

Kinky Boots strutting into Edinburgh Playhouse next Christmas

Kinky Boots – the winner of every major Best Musical award – arrives at the Edinburgh Playhouse for a two-week run from Monday, 10 December 2018. This heart-warming British story has become a favourite with UK theatregoers having won three Olivier Awards for Best New Musical, Best Costume Design and Best Actor in a Musical for Matt Henry who played Lola. Kinky Boots also won the London Evening Standard BBC Radio 2 Audience Award for…

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This Week’s Edinburgh Theatre: Top Tickets

This Week’s Edinburgh Theatre: Top Tickets

We explore the best shows gracing Edinburgh stages this week… Rock Of Ages It’s the tail end of the big, bad 1980s in Hollywood, and the party has been raging hard. Aqua Net, Lycra, lace and liquor flow freely at one of the Sunset Strips last legendary venues, a place where sex machine Stacee Jaxx takes the stage and scantily clad groupies line up to turn their fantasies into reality. Amidst the madness, aspiring rock…

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This Week’s Edinburgh Theatre: Top Tickets

This Week’s Edinburgh Theatre: Top Tickets

We explore the best shows gracing Edinburgh stages this week… Our Fathers What would you do if a stranger asked you to father her child? If your dad thought dance school turned you gay? If you’d never seen the man behind the mask? A moving and unforgiving tribute by three performers whose faraway fathers might just make an appearance. International company Babakas take inspiration from stand-up comedy, contemporary dance and The Sopranos to tell a…

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Top Tickets: This Week’s Edinburgh Theatre

Top Tickets: This Week’s Edinburgh Theatre

We explore the best shows gracing Edinburgh stages this week… Ruddygore Robin Oakapple’s plans to marry sweet little Rose Maybud are thwarted when he discovers that he is a bad baronet of Ruddygore. If he fails to commit a crime a day then his ghostly ancestors will descend from their picture frames to torture him. Does this mean that Rose will marry the dastardly sailor, Dick Dauntless? King’s Theatre, Leven Street, Tuesday 21 March to…

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Edinburgh Theatre: This Week’s Top Tickets

Edinburgh Theatre: This Week’s Top Tickets

We explore the best shows gracing Edinburgh stages this week… Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story Experience the drama, passion and excitement as a cast of phenomenally talented actors and musicians tell Buddy Holly’s story, from his meteoric rise to fame, to his final legendary performance at The Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake, Iowa. Featuring two terrific hours of the greatest songs ever written, including That’ll Be The Day, Oh Boy, Rave On, La Bamba, Chantilly…

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This Week’s Edinburgh Theatre: Top Tickets

This Week’s Edinburgh Theatre: Top Tickets

We explore the best shows gracing Edinburgh stages this week… The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time The National Theatre’s internationally acclaimed production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time returns in 2017. This innovative drama is based on Mark Haddon’s award-winning novel, and has been adapted for the stage by award-winning Playwright Simon Stephens and directed by Olivier and Tony Award®-winning Director Marianne Elliot. The Curious Incident of the…

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This Week’s Edinburgh Theatre: Top Tickets

This Week’s Edinburgh Theatre: Top Tickets

It’s a quiet week in Capital theatres – though we suspect that’s all going to change come the weekend, when hordes of screaming pre-schoolers descend upon the King’s Theatre for Peppa Pig’s Surprise. Described as “a treat for your little one’s eyes and ears”, it will give the vast majority of those in attendance their first taste of theatre. And that can only be a good thing. Elsewhere, the ever-excellent Edinburgh International Magic Festival has lots…

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This Week’s Edinburgh Theatre: Top Tickets

This Week’s Edinburgh Theatre: Top Tickets

An unseasonably quiet week in Capital theatres – but there’s still one or two productions that are worthy of your attention. At the King’s Theatre, Roald Dahl’s classic tale, James and the Giant Peach will enchant audiences of all ages, while those who love a good ballet are advised to make a beeline for the Festival Theatre, where Scottish Ballet’s Swan Lake is showing this week. James and the Giant Peach Roald Dahl’s classic tale follows…

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This Week’s Edinburgh Theatre: Top Tickets

This Week’s Edinburgh Theatre: Top Tickets

Still showing at the Festival Theatre is the sensational Mary Poppins, the magical story of the world’s favourite Nanny arriving on Cherry Tree Lane. This crowd-pleasing production has been triumphantly and spectacularly brought to the stage with dazzling choreography, incredible effects and unforgettable songs. At the Playhouse this week, catch Annie, the world’s favourite family musical, starring Elaine C Smith (Rab C Nesbitt, Burdz Eye View) as the tyrannical Miss Hannigan. If it’s dance you crave, then look…

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