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Paul F Cockburn is an Edinburgh-based freelance magazine journalist. Since 2012 he has become one of Broadway Baby's most regular contributors, having written more than 400 reviews for the site. As Scotland editor he coordinates Broadway Baby's Scottish theatre coverage beyond the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.


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The Tin Soldier

The Tin Soldier

“Once upon a time and far far away there were 25 tin soldiers. Brothers. Because they were all born from one single spoon. That must have been one flipping big spoon.”  Continue Reading

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Shona Reppe’s Cinderella

Shona Reppe’s Cinderella

The classic fairytale is beautifully re-imagined by Shona Reppe and performed by acclaimed puppeteer Rick Conte, in this highly visual award-winning production featuring secret hatches, hidden drawers and a handbag full of magic! Continue Reading

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How To Disappear

How To Disappear

When Helen Daniels from Neighbours died, Robert shut his door on the world. Now his only connection is his younger sister Isla—until benefit assessor Jessica arrives to prove he’s fit for work… But one size doesn’t fit all in this pitch-black comedy. Continue Reading

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Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast

When incredibly vain Prince Hamish of Musselburgh refuses to marry the Sorcerer Mordina, she traps him forever in his castle—not as a man, but as a horrifying beast! Can Katie be the one to fall in love with him as he is, and break the spell? Continue Reading

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The Arabian Nights

The Arabian Nights

Rich with suspense, enchantment, and fun, the ancient tales of The Arabian Nights are irresistible for all ages. Book your seats for a magic carpet ride that will transport your family to the glittering heat of a marvellous faraway land. Continue Reading

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Our Fathers

Our Fathers

Inspired by Edmund Gosse’s Victorian memoir about growing up in an evangelical Christian family, Our Fathers is a new play in which two atheist sons of clergymen are on a quest to find out how we disagree with someone we love. Continue Reading

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The Maids

The Maids

Two maids, torn by love and loathing of their Mistress, visualise dark and destructive scenarios to eliminate her. Genet’s The Maids is as powerful now as when it was first performed in 1947. An intense psychological thriller you won’t want to miss! Continue Reading

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Thingummy Bob

Thingummy Bob

Bob, an ageing disabled man in a care home, has lost something important—but can’t remember what it is. Convinced that only by escaping will he be able to find the parts of him that are missing, he enlists the help of two young friends. Continue Reading

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Love Song to Lavender Menace

Love Song to Lavender Menace

1987: the 5th anniversary of LGB bookshop Lavender Menace. Sales staff Lewis and Glen look back at its origins, and importance—a beautifully funny and moving exploration of the passion it takes to make something happen, and the loss in letting it go. Continue Reading

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