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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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Alice in Weegieland – The Tron Theatre, Glasgow

man in red and black drag

Writer: Johnny McKnight Music: Ross Brown Director: Kenny Miller Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys I challenge you that nowhere else in the Pantosphere will you find songs with lyrics featuring Idi Amin, Mussolini and Robert Mugabe, than at the Tron Theatre in its irresistible festive offering, Alice In Weegieland. The Tron has always set itself apart with it’s originality and innovation. With ...

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The Cheviot, The Stag and the Black, Black Oil – Citizens Theatre, Glasgow

cast the cheviot the stag and the black black oil

Writer: John McGrath Director: Joe Douglas Reviewer: Fraser MacDonald Dundee Rep’s revival of John McGrath’s 7:84 masterpiece, The Cheviot, The Stag and the Black, Black Oil, received huge critical acclaim last year in its initial run. Driven by an exceptional demand by audiences the length and breadth of the country to see the piece for themselves, the Rep’s revival has ...

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Slick – Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Writers, Designers and Directors: Jamue Harrison and Candice Edwards Reviewer: Amy Taylor [Rating:4] The Edinburgh Festival Fringe can make or break theatre companies from across the world, resulting in long-lasting fame or instant oblivion. But the 2008 award-winning Fringe success, Slick, by the pioneering Scottish theatre company, Vox Motus is one such success, and it's back on the Scottish stage ...

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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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