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Admission One Shilling – The Brunton, Musselburgh

Deviser: Nigel Hess Director: Christopher Luscombe Reviewer: Val Baskott One shilling equalled six Woodbines or three pints of beer when war broke out in 1939. Myra Hess, already an internationally acclaimed concert pianist for three decades, felt keenly the need to keep classical music alive and accessible during wartime restrictions. Foregoing her USA tour, she lobbied and used her influence ...

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NEWS: Patricia Routledge stars in war time musical collaboration at The Brunton in Musselburgh

Patricia Routledge, the award winning actress best known for her rôle as Hyancinth Bucket in the long running BBC sitcom Keeping Up Appearances, is starring in an extraordinary musical and theatrical collaboration with international concert pianist Piers Lane, at The Brunton in Musselburgh this March. Admission One Shilling is the story of Dame Myra Hess and her famous wartime National ...

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The Public Reviews 2014 Preview: Part II

In our second instalment of our 2014 previews our regional editors in Scotland, Central and South West talk us through the productions that are getting them excited throughout the year. SCOTLAND: Lauren Humphries The temperature is falling, the urge to hibernate is strong but 2014 promises to be a knockout year in Scottish theatre. You’d be forgiven for thinking that ...

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