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The Tailor of Inverness – Brunton Theatre, Musselburgh

Writer: Matthew Zajac Director: Ben Harrison Reviewer: Dominic Corr War and all of its travesties will never be understood. From the British perspective – we were the heroes, they the villains. When presented with people quite literally in the bootstraps of the opposition many are unable to connect. The stories told by people leaving the Third Reich behind are sometimes ...

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The World’s Most Popular Musicals – The Brunton, Edinburgh

Musical Director: Jae Alexander Reviewer: Mark O’Neill Returning to the Brunton Theatre for the third time, The Westenders present their latest production,The World’s Most Popular Musicals. Sadly, however, this performance lacks any of the features from the original productions other than the melody line of each song. The Westenders is formed of six performers who each, at one point in ...

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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: Be amused at The Brunton in Musselburgh this winter.

The Brunton in Musselburgh is the place to be amused this winter, from Edinburgh Comedy Award winner Russell Kane, to Luke Kempner and his critically acclaimed show The Only Way is Downton; from Graffiti Classics, a group bursting the elitist boundaries of the traditional string quartet with its hilarious musical comedy show, to Formby, a unique one-man show about the ...

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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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