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Review: Welcome To The Carbaret!

Edinburgh Footlights’ Welcome To The Cabaret! by its Showchoir is a welcome, blissful two-hour escape from the realities of life. Energetic numbers are astutely intertwined with evocative character developments under the creative direction of Amy Stinton. We get snippets of the characters’ lives as they deal with their overbearing producer (Ruby Loftus). The clever use of characters […]

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‘No room for errors’ ‒ SEVEN review

Edinburgh Footlights’ SEVEN is a wonderful example of a community of people with a huge amount of talent who have come together to produce something really powerful. The show is divided into sections, one for each of the seven deadly sins. Each one is cleverly illuminated by a different colour and accompanied by a projected […]

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Showchoir: ‘Encore’

My biggest question as I arrived at the Teviot Debating Hall for the Edinburgh University Footlight’s Showchoir performance was: could this show could reach the same heights as last year’s wonderful performance by the same company? The opening number, a full choir performance, served as a nice introduction to the night and, alongside the five-man […]

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A Step in Time: EU Footlights Showchoir

Edinburgh University Footlights’ Showchoir have created a wonderfully uplifting show that is certain to send you home singing and dancing with a huge grin on your face. A Step In Time really is a special performance. The opening, title song, ‘A Step In Time’, whilst not stellar, sets us up for the rest of the […]