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By John Kennedy On Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

Theatre preview: Out Of This World – Festival Theatre

Mark Murphy’s V-TOL presents OUT OF THIS WORLD Mark Murphy’s return to the stage after a ten year absence comes with his signature, very decidedly multi-media, extra-terrestrial montage approach to storytelling More...

By John Kennedy On Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

Edinburgh International Festival 2017 – our first recommendations

EIF unveiled its 70th Anniversary programme from the august Church Of Scotland Assembly Hall on The Mound earlier today. To an accompanying sleek and chic audio-visual platform, Director, Fergus Linehan, extended More...

By John Kennedy On Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

Theatre review – Hay Fever at The Lyceum ****

Beguiling in form with its frightfully chiselled diction and sweet-tooth tempting designs on our desired to enjoy seeing silly, giddy things become the victims of their own caprice, Director, Dominic Hill’s More...

By John Kennedy On Saturday, March 4th, 2017

Theatre preview: Heroine – Festival Theatre Studio

On a dangerous mission inside a combat zone, Sgt Davis must rely on the perpetrator of her sexual attack to get her squad home safely. Can peace ever be possible? Heroine is based on the true story of a lesbian More...

By John Kennedy On Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

Theatre Preview: Girls Like That – The Lyceum

This provocatively titled ensemble experience plays with ambiguous innuendo and stereotype insinuation. Does it imply that girls are submissive pleasure seekers, that they are asking for it? Do we infer that girls More...

By John Kennedy On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

Preview – Hay Fever at The Royal Lyceum

‘You kissed me because you were awfully nice and I was awfully nice and we both like kissing very much. It was inevitable.‘ The Minnesota Monthly once described Hay Fever as ‘…an exhausting More...

By John Kennedy On Sunday, February 19th, 2017

Preview – at The Royal Lyceum Theatre – A Number

I’m just not myself today… The Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh presents – A Number – in partnership with Edinburgh International Science Festival. Bernard has spent 35 years believing he’s More...

By John Kennedy On Thursday, February 16th, 2017

Rachel Alice Johnson – Lights On

With her Open Angel debut single released some 14 months ago, attracting discerning attention around Edinburgh’s shrewder clubs and diva dives, Rachel Alice Johnson now releases her much less angelic latest More...

By John Kennedy On Saturday, January 28th, 2017
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Theatre review – Lysistrata: King’s Theatre ****

Read all about it! Girl Power/Sex Strike – Athenian Bookies Put Nookies @ 300/1 – Bar. A week previous to this performance America and beyond witnessed unprecedented scenes of mass protest in which More...

By John Kennedy On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

Underground Strikes Back! @ The Teviot

Edinburgh’s worst kept best secret gig venue, Teviot Underground, screams into the New Year with a packed line-up of local and visiting bands and artists. And, apart from the one gig noted below, it’s More...