Review: Cilla the Musical, Edinburgh Playhouse

Review: Cilla the Musical, Edinburgh Playhouse

Given her status as TV royalty, it’s easy to forget that the late Cilla Black was initially thrust into the spotlight as a talented singer, championed by The Beatles. Based on the hit ITV biopic, Jeff Pope’s Cilla the Musical transports its audience back to the 1960s to chart her meteoric rise from being a young, working-class secretary in Liverpool to being a famous singer, riding high at the very top of the music charts. The…

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Preview: Gangsta Granny, King’s Theatre

Preview: Gangsta Granny, King’s Theatre

Ahead of its run in London’s West End next year, the stage adaption of David Walliams’ hit children’s novel Gangsta Granny is set to open at Edinburgh’s King’s Theatre this evening. The show, based on Walliams’ fictional book, follows the tale of a young boy who hates having to stay with his Granny every week as he finds her boring – until he discovers she has a hilarious secret! The pair then embark on a fun…

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