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Panto back at The Brunton? Oh yes it is!

Pantomime is back at The Brunton and Hansel and Gretel is the production, written and directed by award-winning theatre maker John Binnie.Remember Jack and the Beanstalk in 2018 and Cinderella in 2019? Both...

Brunton launches new season

The Brunton at Musselburgh has launched its October 2021 to January 2022 season, offering a line-up of theatre, music, dance film.What Moves You? features a solo performance from dance artist Niamh O’Loughlin. An outdoor...

Special Festive brew to help struggling theatre workers

Actors and theatre freelancers are out of work this Christmas due to the pandemic and the closing of non-essential services such as theatres and entertainment venues.Scottish beer brand, Brewgooder, which already donates profits to...

Pantomime – Brunton keep tradition going, this time with a film

It is panto time as Rapunzel The Pantomime, billed as a film for all the family, comes to The Brunton in Musselburgh from Saturday, 19 December to Wednesday 30 December. Tickets are £10/£38 for...

Podcast – pantomime fun during lockdown

Think of panto in Edinburgh and you inevitably think of Andy Gray, Grant Stott and Allan Stewart.They have been treading the boards at Christmas since 1998 in one show or another, attracting around 90,000...

Victoria having a ball on Tayside

Victoria Cairns could not have picked a better show to make her dancing debut in pantomime.The former George Watson's College pupil is now in the fun-filled Cinderella production at the well-appointed and comfortable Gardyne...
The New Lanark Xmas Experience may be out of town but it takes place every weekend until Christmas.

Out of town – Xmas at New Lanark

The New Lanark Xmas Experience may be out of town but it takes place every weekend until Christmas.Bosses have added an opportunity for under-fives to come along on a Wednesday.This is so little ones...

Pantomime rehearsals beginning soon at the Brunton

Rehearsals begin soon for Aladdin which opens at The Brunton, Musselburgh this November.More than 100 young people from across East Lothian auditioned in August to take part as the chorus, with 27 recruited.They join a...

Thursday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

The Secret Herb Garden Festive Evening: wine, cheese, chocolate and charcuterie in a beautiful setting at the foot of the Pentland Hills. 4-8pm, The Secret Herb Garden, 32a Old Pentland Road, EH10 7EA (for more...

What’s On In Edinburgh 15th-21st December 2014

MONDAY 15TH DECEMBER 2014Meet Chris Hadfield: the former Commander of the International Space Station will be signing copies of his stunning planetary photo tour You Are Here: Around the World in 92 Minutes. 12.30pm,...

Review – Aladdin at The King’s Theatre

Year after year, a trio of talented actors holds the King’s Theatre pantomime together. Allan Stewart as Widow Twankey, Andy Gray as Wishy Washy and Grant Stott as Abanazar the Wizard are the lifeblood...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe Review – The Uglies *****

If Edinburgh's got a castle, it must be a good hunting ground for princes - or at least that's what Fanny and Annie think.Fed up with Cinderella getting her man AND the best shoes,...

Watch out! The Uglies are back!

 Cinderella had a terrible life, right?  And her ugly sisters were to blame - of course!  But have you ever looked at this from the siblings' point of view?In 2011, The Uglies Do Edinburgh,...

Look behind you! It’s Peter Pan!

Peter Pan - The Swashbuckling Pantomime Adventure! Edinburgh’s favourite friends are heading to Neverland for another spectacular King’s pantomime adventure! Join Allan Stewart, Andy Gray and Grant Stott as this enchanting tale, Peter Pan, is brought...

Theatre review: Cinderella, Lyceum Theatre (***)

Scottish actor and playwright Johnny McKnight is a busy man this Christmas. He’s directing and starring in his own panto Aganeza Scrooge at Glasgow’s Tron theatre, and there’s a revival of his Cinderella at...

Review: Mother Goose at the King’s Theatre (****)

The first rule of panto is ‘never try to examine the internal logic of panto’.  Best to just sit back in the plush new seats at the King’s Theatre and let puns, pyrotechnics, tiny...

Review: Cinderella at the King’s Theatre (****)

The King’s Theatre’s panto offering this year is a riot of colour, fast-paced and full of infectious energy. Even before the show starts, the atmosphere in the auditorium is electric, and the barrage of...

Casting call for Snow White and the Seven Leithers

Leith Community Theatre are looking for cast and crew for this year's pantomime of 'Snow White and The Seven Leithers' set in the mystical land of of Leithuania. And the good news is - it could...


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