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It’s All In The President’s Ken

Cast away those Locksown ennui blues for a sofa-short-fused Election, fright-night at the greatest political septuagenarian bloke/soap opera of the decade.Your very own Washington - behind Covid-19 closed doors - (and Nicola's telt...

Theatre – Twelfth Night – shocking stocking yellow alert at The Lyceum

Twelfth Night, the twelfth-day of Christmas also marked Bethlehem journey's end for the Magi. An equally star dazzling epiphanic moment await those wise men/women and children attending this gift-wrapped hoops-a-daisy, giddy comedy of love...

Theatre Preview – at The Lyceum this autumn

If music be the food of love, you can have you cake and eat it - take your ice-pick. Autumnal mellow melodrama and on the edge of your seats frightfulness is a guaranteed given...

Edinburgh International Book Festival 2018 – Mercurial Muriel’s Sparkling Script

Muriel Spark’s Doctors of PhilosophyOur friends at The Edinburgh International Book Festival and Royal Lyceum Theatre proudly present Doctors of Philosophy, Muriel Spark’s only work written specifically for the stage. Performed in its entirety as...

Theatre – Local Hero at The Royal Lyceum in 2019

The Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh and The Old Vic, London are delighted to announce that John Crowley will direct the World Premiere of Local Hero, a stage adaptation of the 1983 film, co-written by...

Theatre – Royal Lyceum announce 2018/19 programme

   The Royal Lyceum has announced an exciting and World Premiere rich 2018/19 Season.Artistic Director, David Greig is in understandably celebratory and justifiably good spirits about his signatory panache for not only pushing the boat...

Theatre Preview – Creditors, Royal Lyceum

Creditors 27 April – 12 May 2018 By August Strindberg
Adapted by David Greig, 
Directed and Designed by Stewart LaingAs a challenging taster leading up to the explosive Edinburgh International Festival programme, The Royal Lyceum Theatre is...

Theatre review: The Lover, Royal Lyceum ****

‘One day, I was already old...very early in my life it was too late...It was already too late when I was sixteen.’Directors Fleur Darkin/Jemima Levick, combine disembodied monologue, conversation dance and physical movement with...

Theatre – The Lover @ The Lyceum

The Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh, Stellar Quines, and Scottish Dance Theatre present the world premiere of The Lover By Marguerite Duras. 
Adapted for the stage by Fleur Darkin and Jemima Levick.Co-directed by Fleur Darkin and Jemima...

World Premiere of Touching the Void coming to Edinburgh’s Lyceum

The world premiere of Touching the Void, based on the best-selling true story by British climber Joe Simpson, and adapted for the stage by David Greig is coming to Edinburgh's Lyceum in January 2019.Written...

Theatre – Wind Resistance, The Royal Lyceum

Every autumn, two and a half thousand pink-footed geese fly from Greenland to winter at Fala Flow, a protected peat bog south-east of Edinburgh. From this windy plateau, Karine Polwart surveys the surrounding landscape...

At The Royal Lyceum Theatre – Cockpit

Cockpit by Bridget Boland directed by Wils Wilson"West Bound in the Dress Circle. East Bound in the Stalls." The Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh presents its Scottish Premier of Bridget Boland’s, Cockpit, Directed by Associate Artist, Wils Wilson,...

Theatre preview: Glory on Earth – The Lyceum

Knox, Knox. Who's There? The Reformation of Scotland and the fiery proselytiser's tempestuous relationship with the doomed, game of thrones dabbler, Mary Queen of Scots - that's who. With the Papal orthodoxies being rent...

Theatre review: Charlie Sonata – The Lyceum ****

Charlie aka 'Chick' (Sandy Grierson) is a  dive-bar wreck reject from London sloshed back upon the shores of his native Scotland. Time has changed all. He and his two old Uni pals are now in their...

Theatre preview: Charlie Sonata – The Lyceum

The drinking-man's, alcohol-poisoned version of Sleeping Beauty is a bewitching mirror on life.Directed by Matthew Lenton, starring Sandy Grierson in the title role, Charlie Sonata follows the tender-hearted, booze-soaked Charlie, ‘Chick’ to his pals,...

Preview – at The Royal Lyceum Theatre – A Number

I'm just not myself today...The Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh presents - A Number - in partnership with Edinburgh International Science Festival.Bernard has spent 35 years believing he’s an only child, one of a kind, until...

Lyceum’s David Greig honours the late Dario Fo.

Following the sad passing of Nobel-winning playwright and actor Dario Fo, aged 90,  The Edinburgh Lyceum released a short statement from Artistic Director, David Greig.Mr. Fo was recently due to make a personal...

David Greig takes over at the Lyceum

The Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh launched its 2016-17 programme with dazzling derring-do earlier today. Newly appointed Artistic Director, David Greig’s, tenure has not so much hit the ground running as rocketed this already vibrant 2016 season...

Edinburgh Fringe Review: The Letter of Last Resort/Good With People ****

It’s Britain’s shadowy nuclear deterrent, and in particular Scotland’s role in maintaining it, that’s the fragile yet potent theme binding this duo of plays by two of the country’s finest dramatists. David Greig’s The...

Theatre review: Could You Please Look Into the Camera/Traverse Theatre (****)

Mohammed Al Attar’s short lunchtime play is a strong and sometimes shocking start to the Traverse Theatre’s new A Play, A Pie and a Pint season. Given the overall title One Day in Spring,...


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