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By John Kennedy On Saturday, May 27th, 2017
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Theatre review: The Attic Collective perform War In America – Former Royal High School

Our rating ***.5 ‘It’s times like this I really wished I’d listened to what my Mother said!’ What did she say? ‘I don’t really know, I wasn’t listening!’ Counter-intuitively, More...

By John Kennedy On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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Theatre preview: Shakedown presents Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream – King’s Theatre

Edinburgh schools have been invited to take part in a new performance project that breaks down, or shakes down, the plays of William Shakespeare and gives high school students the opportunity to make the plays their More...

By John Kennedy On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
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FINAL CALL! Theatre preview: War In America – Former Royal High School

It is Final Call for  – War In America. The days are counting down to what must be one of Edinburgh’s almost unique ‘found space’ theatrical events – at the former Royal High School. War in America More...

By John Kennedy On Friday, May 19th, 2017
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Theatre preview: La bohème – Festival Theatre

La bohème (The bohemians) – The course of true love never did run smooth. It’s complicated – so why not Jazz it up a little and shake it all over in a Parisian flea market? The team behind More...

By John Kennedy On Thursday, May 18th, 2017
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Theatre review: Jane Eyre – Festival Theatre *****

Charlotte Brontë’s Yorkshire Grit lit, Jane Eyre, was more than just a conscience pricking social critique of  class and gender injustice. Its humane realism and decidedly tenacious female protagonist/narrator More...

By John Kennedy On Monday, May 8th, 2017
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Theatre preview : Shirley Valentine – King’s Theatre

To multi-star reviews and wildfire word of mouth praise, Jodie Prenger immerses herself in the role of semi-detached from life to rising Phoenix kitchen-sink rebel, Shirley Valentine, with withering Scouse panache. More...

By John Kennedy On Monday, May 8th, 2017
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Theatre preview : Fantastic Mr Fox – King’s Theatre

Promising more puns and alliteration than a wily fox who is Professor of Puns & Alliteration at The University Of Cunning ought to know, King’s Theatre proudly introduce Roald Dahl’s anti-hero bane More...

By John Kennedy On Monday, May 8th, 2017
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Theatre preview: Glory on Earth – The Lyceum

Knox, Knox. Who’s There? The Reformation of Scotland and the fiery proselytiser’s tempestuous relationship with the doomed, game of thrones dabbler, Mary Queen of Scots – that’s who. With More...

By John Kennedy On Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
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Theatre review: Charlie Sonata – The Lyceum ****

Charlie aka ‘Chick’ (Sandy Grierson) is a  dive-bar wreck reject from London sloshed back upon the shores of his native Scotland. Time has changed all. He and his two old Uni pals are now in their forties. More...

By John Kennedy On Monday, May 1st, 2017
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Theatre preview: Jane Eyre at the Festival Theatre

National Theatre and Bristol Old Vic co-production of Jane Eyre       ‘Women are supposed to be very calm generally; but women feel just as men feel; they need exercise for their faculties –they More...