This Week’s Edinburgh Theatre: Top Tickets

This Week’s Edinburgh Theatre: Top Tickets

We explore the best shows gracing Edinburgh stages this week. Twelfth Night In Shakespeare’s bittersweet comedy genders blur, boundaries are crossed and the world is turned upside down, all with music as the engine for these bacchanalian shenanigans. Director Wils Wilson saturates this tale of magic and wonder with all the psychedelia and bohemian delight of the ‘summer of love’. Desire and grief collide in a heady cocktail as hidden emotions are aroused in a…

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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. Funbox: Underwater Adventure Anchors away with Anya, Gary and Kevin (formerly the stars of The Singing Kettle) for their all new show for 2017, where they voyage beneath the waves to the bottom of the ocean. The Funbox is locked and the gang will have to cause a splash because their magical keys are all tucked up in the sea bed. Can they find them…

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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. Agatha Christie’s Love From a Stranger A play by Agatha Christie and Frank Vosper. In association with Fiery Angel LTD. ‘Where large sums of money are concerned, it is advisable to trust nobody’ – Agatha Christie A whirlwind romance with a handsome and charming stranger sweeps Cecily Harrington off her feet. Little does she know the ghastly truth about her new beau… Electric with suspense…

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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. Sherlock Holmes: The Final Curtain Could this be the final curtain for the world’s greatest detective? Sherlock Holmes lives in retirement on the South Coast. He keeps bees, occasionally casts his fly fishing rod, even plays his Stradivarius when the rheumatism allows. All too aware that he’s older and slower, he’s concerned that he might have lost his touch, paranoid that he is an easy…

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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. Edinburgh International Children’s Festival The Edinburgh International Children’s Festival presents the world’s best theatre and dance for young audiences. Various venues, Saturday 26 May to Sunday 3 June, various times and prices, 0131-228 1404, www.imaginate.org.uk/festival/ Pass Out Edinburgh College’s Performing Arts Studio Scotland returns to the Traverse with their unique take on showcase performances for graduate actors. This year, the students will work for two…

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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. 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. 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… 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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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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