3.0★ ★ ★
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Red Ellen

Red Ellen tells the epic story of inspiring Labour MP Ellen Wilkinson, a figure and a story that certainly deserve to be much better known. The play f...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★
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Seven Against Edinburgh

From a new young company of actors comes Seven Against Edinburgh – the story of the first female students to be matriculated in any British university...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★
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The Meaning of Zong

In a massacre aboard the slave ship Zong - 132 women, men, and children perished in chains in the Caribbean sea in 1781.  One hundred and twenty-two o...
3.0★ ★ ★
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The Scent of Roses

The Scent of Roses opens with Neve McIntosh’s Luci calmly informing her husband Chris (Peter Forbes) that she has locked them in their bedroom, and sh...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★
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Sheila’s Island

Take four ‘business executives from the Salford Pennine Water Company’, strand them on an island in the middle of Derwent Water for 48 hours, and watc...
5.0★ ★ ★ ★ ★
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Christmas Dinner

Clearly, the good people at Edinburgh’s Royal Lyceum couldn’t decide which Christmas story to tell this year, so they’ve done all of them. Christmas D...
2.0★ ★
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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

The mention of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow might bring a number of thoughts to mind: Halloween and pumpkins, ghost stories told with a fruity New Engl...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★
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Life is A Dream

You might have heard the story about the man who dreams he is a butterfly. Or is it a butterfly who dreams he is a man? Who can tell, really, when we ...
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Mrs. Puntila and Her Man Matti

Bertolt Brecht's Mr Puntila and His Man Matti – a satire of class dynamics filtered through a prism of drunkenness – was written in 1940 and first per...
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Pride and Prejudice* (*sort of)

It is a truth universally acknowledged that every review of a Jane Austen production must start with ‘it is a truth universally acknowledged’. Thanks ...