Gretel and Hansel

Gretel and Hansel

When Hansel arrives, it upsets the balance of Gretel's life completely. Her little brother has turned everything upside down. When their parents abandon them in the forest and they end up at the witch's house, she is very tempted to push him into the oven with their jailer and get rid of him forever... 

Eddie and the Slumber Sisters

Eddie and the Slumber Sisters

  • Listing
  • Children's Shows
  • Scotland
  • Multiple Venues
  • 27th Apr - 3rd Jun 2018

Meet the Slumber Sisters; an all-singing trio whose job is to monitor our dreams and make sure our night-time wanderings remain healthy and safe. Armed with an infinite supply of musical remedies, they create dreams that will help us through difficult times... 

Bingo!

Bingo!

  • Listing
  • Musicals and Opera
  • Scotland
  • Multiple Venues
  • 6th Mar - 21st Apr 2018

Grid Iron Theatre Company and Stellar Quines Theatre Company present Bingo!, a new musical comedy focusing on lives of six characters and one fateful night at the bingo. Bingo! tours Scotland in March and April 2018... 

Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast

There’s a deliberate cheapness to the temporary, painted proscenium arch erected in the Brunton’s theatre-space, indicative of this local panto’s rough ’n’ ready (and necessarily low-budget) approach that, when it works, nevertheless keeps its audience—on the night of this review, predominantly under the age of 10—genuinely entertained... 

Without a Hitch

Without a Hitch

There’s no doubting the raw energy and physicality of this show, a work of dance theatre that definitely prefers choreography to speech, and uses it—along with some pretty stark staging and a thumping score—to great effect... 

Bambert's Book of Lost Stories

Bambert's Book of Lost Stories

Lambert is an impossibly small man with an enormous love of writing, who one day decides to set his stories' characters free in the hope they'll find a home. Part of the Edinburgh International Children's Festival... 

The Course of True Love

The Course of True Love

Among the gifts bestowed on the world by the Edinburgh Festival Fringe is the one-hour slot, into which everything—stand-up, spoken word, circus, dance or drama—has become squeezed by market forces... 

Journey's End

Journey's End

R C Sherriff’s Journey’s End, inspired by his own experiences of life in the trenches during the First World War, stands as an authoritative exploration of men “in extremis”... 

Dirty Dusting

Dirty Dusting

I must admit to feeling a tad confused after experiencing Dirty Dusting. Had I just watched a bold, empowering piece of feminist theatre, a searing indictment of ageism in the 21st century, or a comedy which felt like it had been written in the 1970s? Or, indeed, all three? Perhaps my confusion was partly down to the audience; predominantly made up of women aged between 35 and 60, there was a definite Hens’ Night “We’re here to enjoy ourselves, whatever happens” vibe, even before The Cure's “Friday I’m in Love” launched proceedings...