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Aladdin – King’s Theatre, Glasgow

Writer: Eric Potts Director: Jimmy Chisholm Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys Crash, bang, wallop what a show, they don't come any bigger than the full-on assault on the senses that is the annual King's Theatre pantomime, which next year celebrates a 50 year unbroken run of festive shows. With a roster of Scottish acting and comedy talent and a storyline tailor-made for ...

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NEWS: West Side Story set to make a triumphant return to Glasgow in January

Direct from a sell-out season at London’s Sadler’s Wells and following international critical acclaim, West Side Story returns to Glasgow with a fresh new cast in January. Leading the talented new cast is Katie Hall as Maria and Louis Maskell as her star-crossed lover Tony. Katie has most recently played Christine in the national tour of Phantom of the Opera ...

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NEWS: Peter Pan Flies into the King’s for its 50th Anniversary Panto Season

For the first time ever Peter Pan will be flying into the King’s Theatre to celebrate 50 years since the very first pantomime was staged at the historic Glasgow venue. With breath-taking special effects - including a flying sequence - spectacular sets, dazzling costumes, and more than a sprinkle of fairy dust, Peter Pan is set to captivate audiences of ...

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Peter Pan – King’s Theatre, Edinburgh

Director: Ed Curtis Musical Director: Richard Anderson Choreographer: Stillie Dee Reviewer: Fraser MacDonald It’s that time of year again… oh yes it is! Pantomime, as part of the long-standing tradition of variety hits the UK’s theatres once again this Christmas. At The King’s Theatre, Edinburgh, however, it seems Peter Pan simply doesn’t hit the mark. With an experienced principal cast, ...

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NEWS: The King’s Panto Cast jump on board with Scottish Passenger Transport

This Christmas you don’t need a magic carpet to enjoy Aladdin at the King’s Theatre, jump on Glasgow’s Subway and you could be quids in. With £5 off selected* performances when you present your subway ticket, smartcard or SPT staff card at the King’s Theatre box office and quote “MAGIC SPT” there’s no reason to miss Glasgow’s biggest panto. James ...

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Mansfield Park – King’s Theatre, Edinburgh

Director – Colin Blumenau Writer – Jane Austen Adaptor –Tim Luscombe Reviewer: Edie R [rating:3.5] Adapting any of Jane Austen’s novels for the stage is quite an “ask”. She’s the mistress of tacit irony and the suppressed inner life – neither of which translate easily into a play. And Mansfield Park, with its Cinderella heroine Fanny Price, defined by her ...

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Othello – Brunton Theatre, Musselburgh

Director: Max Lewendel Writer: William Shakespeare Reviewer: Amy Taylor [rating:4] Venetian tragedy, racial tension and deadly ambition lie at the heart of Max Lewendel’s revival of his 2009 production ofOthello. A co-production with Icarus Theatre Collective and Kings Theatre, Southsea, this production brings music, energy and unity to this infamous and controversial tragedy. Written in the early 16thcentury, Shakespeare’s classic ...

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