This Week’s Edinburgh Theatre: Top Tickets

This Week’s Edinburgh Theatre: Top Tickets

We explore the best shows gracing Edinburgh stages this week. Dan and Phil World Tour: Interactive Introverts Dan and Phil present their new stage show – Interactive Introverts. Two internet dwelling, insecure nerds standing under the spotlight to give the people what they want: an epic interactive experience of rants, roasts, battles, stories ..and surprises that will make you laugh, cry, cringe and puts the audience in control unlike anything before! Usher Hall, Lothian Road,…

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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. Remembering Fred Get ready to step back in time and relive special moments from the career of dancing extraordinaire, Fred Astaire. ‘Remembering Fred’ will take you on a magical journey of dance, live music and entertainment plus audiences will see and hear video footage of famous Fred Fans including Twiggy, Darcey Bussell, Don Black and Bruce Oldfield sharing stories. Brought to life by the producer…

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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. Faulty Towers: The Dining Experience With over 70% of it improvised and some new script, every show is different – though chaos always reigns as Basil, Sybil and Manuel serve a three-course meal. Expect lashings of laughter, huge spoonfuls of spontaneity and plenty of participation in a true blend of ingenious comedy and unique scripting that’s ideal for comedy and theatre fans – or just…

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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. Fat Friends: The Musical The hit TV show Fat Friends from award-winning national treasure Kay Mellor (creator of Band of Gold, The Syndicate and In The Club) is bursting onto the stage in a brand new musical, with original music by Nick Lloyd Webber. Join the infamous group of TV’s most loveable characters as they are put through their Zumba paces at their local branch…

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Review: Crazy For You, Edinburgh Playhouse

Review: Crazy For You, Edinburgh Playhouse

You don’t need to know the name Gershwin to be familiar with ​their memorable ​songs ​dating back to the early 20th century. In fact, chances are you’ll probably know the words and recognise ​a number of the score​s written by the Gershwin brothers, George and Ira, who remain one of the most renowned songwriting duos in history. The legendary Jazz Age composers produced some of the greatest musicals of all time, including Funny Girl, Shall We…

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Review: Hairspray, Edinburgh Playhouse

Review: Hairspray, Edinburgh Playhouse

When Hairspray ran in London’s West End in 2008, the musical comedy won four Olivier Awards, including Best New Musical. So, naturally, Edinburgh had high expectations with the hit production coming to town. Based on John Waters’ cult 1988 movie of the same name, Hairspray tells the story of the big girl with the big hair, Tracy Turnblad (played by​ an ever-enthusiastic Rebecca Mendoza​), and her overnight transformation from high school nobody to television star…

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Matilda the Musical to open in Edinburgh

Matilda the Musical to open in Edinburgh

Matilda the Music will have its Scottish premiere in Edinburgh next year. The popular musical, which has already enjoyed successful runs both on Broadway and in London’s West End, will run at the Edinburgh Playhouse from Tuesday 2 – Saturday 27 April 2019. Inspired by Roald Dahl’s beloved book about a little girl with magical powers, Matilda the Musical was  commissioned by the Royal Shakespeare Company in 2010 and has since been seen by more…

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The Little Mermaid to float onto Edinburgh stage

The Little Mermaid to float onto Edinburgh stage

Northern Ballet is bringing Hans Christian Andersen’s classic fairy tale to Edinburgh on the final leg of its World Première tour of The Little Mermaid. Telling the story of a young mermaid who is willing to give up everything she knows in the search for love, the Leeds-based company returns to Edinburgh with performances of this new ballet at Festival Theatre Edinburgh from 22-24 March 2018.  The Little Mermaid is choreographed and directed by Northern Ballet’s Artistic Director David Nixon…

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Review: Shrek The Musical

Review: Shrek The Musical

Based on the hit 2001 Academy Award-winning animated movie, Shrek The Musical may not be far, far away from the original ‘anti-fairy tale’ – but this stage production just doesn’t deliver the same magic that it once did on the big screen. Whilst not sticking strictly to the original script, Shrek The Musical follows the alternative fairy tale of Shrek the ogre as he seeks to get his swamp back from the wicked Lord Farquaad…

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This Week’s Edinburgh Theatre: Top Tickets

This Week’s Edinburgh Theatre: Top Tickets

La Clique Noël The international hit La Clique returns to Edinburgh with a new show at the Festival Square Spiegeltent. The outrageous and unforgettable theatrical phenomenon La Clique brings its trademark inspirational mix of cabaret, new burlesque, circus and contemporary vaudeville in a new, sexy, dangerous show which is over your head, under your skin, and below the belt. Born out of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2004 in a genius moment by David Bates,…

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