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Bingo! – Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

three women and a table

Writers: Anita Vettesse and Johnny McKnight Director: Jemima Levick Composer: Alan Penman Reviewer: S.E. Webster Pens at the ready! Eyes down! It’s fun, entertaining and contains only minor bloodshed. Not your average night at the theatre – much better in fact! A new collaboration between Stella Quines Theatre Company and Grid Iron, Bingo! focuses on the trials and tribulations of ...

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The Incredible Adventures of See Thru Sam – The Town House, Hamilton

Writer: Johnny McKnight Director: Johnny McKnight Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys [rating:4.5] 15 year old Sam McTannan has a superpower, the ability to make himself invisible: invisible to the cool kids at school, invisible to his teachers and invisible to the girl of his dreams. It's a superpower he's really rather happy with, ensuring as it does a pretty quiet life. But ...

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Cinderella – Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Writer: Johnny McKnight Music: Alan Penman Director: Mark Thomson Reviewer:Val Baskott [rating:3] A closer look at any of our favourite fairy tales reveals plenty of horror, cruelty and misery and no guarantee of a happy ending. Johnny McKnight’s reworking of the Christmas favourite,Cinderella, directed by Mark Thomson, is a savage, dark subversion of the original. It’s a tale of power ...

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