Cruel Intentions the 90s Musical at the Palais du Variete, Edinburgh Fringe

Writer: Roger Kumble, Jordan Ross & Lindsey Rosin Director: Jonathan O'Boyle The production debuted over in the states four years ago and this year Bill Kenright premiers the production in the UK during the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. This saucy, retro musical certainly goes down well with the crowd. Following very closely to the original film,... Continue Reading →

I Wish My Life Were Like A Musical at the Dairy Room, Edinburgh Fringe

Co-Arranger / Musical Director & Composer /Lyracists: Alexander S. Bermange Co-Arranger: Jerome Van De Berghe Director & Choreographer: Chris Whittaker Associate Director: Damian Sandys The dream for many young musical theatre students and fans is to perform in a musical. TV shows like Glee and Stage School are happy to share the stardom but rarely offer... Continue Reading →

Friendsical at the Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh Fringe

Director & Writer: Miranda Larson Composer: Barrie Bignold Fifteen years after the final episode aired, a new musical tours the UK ready to entertain the fans who still need their Friends fix. Stopping off during the Edinburgh fringe, this fun show brings some of the famous scenes from the ten series brought to life on... Continue Reading →

The Good Scout at the Space @ Surgeons’ Hall, Edinburgh Fringe

Writer & Director: Glenn Chandler Following last year's awarding winning Kids Play, Boys of the Empire productions stage a brand new play about the meeting between Boy Scouts and the Hitler Youth. Once more Glen Chandler makes a light humoured, intricate play full of twists. Chandler is the first playwright to tackle the subject of... Continue Reading →

Paradise Lodge at Dairy Room, Underbelly

Writer: Steve Cooper Paradise Lodge is based on the real experiences that Steve Cooper had during the time he cared for his mother in law. It's that stripped back raw emotion that shines through in this bittersweet comedy. Set as a care home entertainment package, the production works with war time songs and brief scenes... Continue Reading →

Five ways to save money at the Edinburgh Fringe

Its less than a month to go until the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. However, with hotel prices skyrocketing into the thousands per week, train tickets spiralling year on year a lot argue that the festival is inaccessible. Last year I attended my first fringe and I'll try my best to outline some ways I think will... Continue Reading →

The Theatre Twittic’s Top 10 Shows of 2018

Firstly, I want to thank you for taking the time to read this and all my other posts. Following the creation of The Theatre Twittic in January, many of you have checked out my thoughts, analysis and value for money ratings for productions, alongside commentary on other industry hot topics. There's also been a few... Continue Reading →

Day Seven : The Final Curtain on My First Edinburgh Fringe

So, here we are. Eight months ago I booked my hotel to visit the fringe and this was my final day. The day started in glorious sunshine and so after dropping off bags, it was time for a quick wander around the city to get some final photos. It wasn't long until the penultimate show... Continue Reading →

Day Six : The Final Countown Commences

So here it is, the last full day at the fringe. Thursday was the day when not much was planned in do the Diary to ensure some last minute performances were squeezed in. First up was a bit of a gut instinct call. Following our terrible ordeal watching improvisation on Monday it was decided to... Continue Reading →

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