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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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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This Week’s Edinburgh Theatre: Top Tickets

This Week’s Edinburgh Theatre: Top Tickets

We explore the best shows gracing Edinburgh stages this week… Hay Fever “Couldn’t you see that all my flippancy was only a mask, hiding my real emotions – crushing them down desperately!” Welcome to a village idyll, home to the eccentric Bliss family. Revelation, romance, and outright outlandish behaviour set the tone of this 1920s dark comedy. Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh joins with Citizens Theatre to present this riotous farce charting the unconventional antics of…

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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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David Greig’s first season leading the Royal Lyceum announced

David Greig’s first season leading the Royal Lyceum announced

Scottish playwright David Greig’s first season leading the Edinburgh’s Royal Lyceum Theatre, which includes four world premieres, has been announced. Greig, the writer of acclaimed plays such as The Events, The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart, Dunsinane and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, said: “I am honoured and privileged to be taking up the artistic directorship of a theatre which has meant so much to me personally and which sits at the heart of both Edinburgh’s…

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This Week’s Edinburgh Theatre: Top Tickets

This Week’s Edinburgh Theatre: Top Tickets

Anyone who is yet to see the sensational new stage version of Mary Poppins is advised to make a beeline for the Festival Theatre at the very first opportunity, while Shakespeare lovers will find much to admire in both a Midsummer Night’s Dream and Henry V at the King’s Theatre. At the Playhouse, there’s plenty fun to be had for kids as Horrible Histories dishes up another hilarious helping of disgusting facts and vile stories. At The…

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This Week’s Edinburgh Theatre: Top Tickets

This Week’s Edinburgh Theatre: Top Tickets

There really is something for everyone in Edinburgh’s theatres right now – whatever your tastes. Directed by Lyceum artistic director Mark Thomson, The Iliad brings Homer’s great tale of gods and heroes, love, jealousy and revenge to visceral life. At the Playhouse, a talented cast take you on an incredible journey through the legend that is The Carpenters story. While the Festival Theatre is the place to be for Mary Poppins, the magical story of the world’s favourite…

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This Week’s Edinburgh Theatre, Top Tickets

This Week’s Edinburgh Theatre, Top Tickets

It’s hits galore at the Edinburgh Playhouse this week as the ever-popular musical Jersey Boys returns to the Capital, while Arthur Miller’s classic play The Crucible continues to pack them in at the Royal Lyceum – and for good reason. At The Augustine Church, Julius Caesar sees a brand new twist on Shakespeare’s famous play, with the action recast in the cut-throat world of professional football. Jersey Boys Winner of 54 major awards worldwide, including the…

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This Week’s Edinburgh Theatre: Top Tickets

This Week’s Edinburgh Theatre: Top Tickets

It’s amazing the difference a few weeks make. Theatre-goers could have hibernated all the way through January and not missed too much – but it’s all kicking off again now. At the Playhouse, the brand new production of Hairspray promises to be a feel-good feast of a musical, while The Lyceum is putting on Arthur Miller’s The Crucible, a thought-provoking play that warns of the devastating effect mass hysteria can have in a community. Those…

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