REVIEW – Peter Pan, King’s Theatre


Yes, it’s that time of year again (oh yes it is) and the staple in our Christmas calendar that is a visit to the family-friendly pantomime at the King’s Theatre, where this year’s production is Peter Pan. Michael Harrison has co-written this year’s show with panto veteran Allan Stewart, who also stars and excels in […]

REVIEW – Jack and the Beanstalk, King’s Theatre


King’s Theatre Andy Gray makes a triumphant return to an outstanding production We do love a bit of pantomime at Edinburgh Spotlight (oh yes we do) and were extremely excited to attend this year’s Jack and the Beanstalk. Allan Stewart takes on the role of Dame McTrot and Grant Stott is super-baddie Fleshcreep.  Alan Gray makes […]

Edinburgh Christmas present ideas 2010.

We love Christmas at Edinburgh Spotlight and have come up with some suggestions for gift ideas for family, friends and loved ones.  Everything we suggest below is related to Edinburgh in someway and there’s something for every budget. Massage A selection of massage related vouchers from Onie Tibitt at Knot Stressed.  Perfect for a relaxation session […]

INFO – Jack and the Beanstalk Pantomime, Edinburgh King’s Theatre

Stewart, Gray and Stott back together. Edinburgh Spotlight loves the pantomime at The King’s every year.  The mini-spotlight members are still scared of Blackheart the Pirate from last year’s Robinson Crusoe! We were super-excited to learn that Edinburgh’s favourite Andy Gray is to return to the King’s Theatre to star alongside Allan Stewart and Grant Stott […]

INTERVIEW – Grant Stott

Edinburgh Spotlight recently interviewed Forth One DJ, panto star and ‘Mr Lothian Buses’ Grant Stott. We arrived 15 minutes early at Forth One’s offices in Forth Street and expected to have to wait until Grant finished his daily show before meeting him. Instead, the receptionist made a quick call then ushered us politely into his […]

NEWS – Edinburgh Pantomime Season

The Edinburgh pantomime season gets underway this weekend at the Kings and Lyceum Theatres.  This year at the Kings, it’s  Robinson Crusoe and the Carribean Pirates. The show runs from 28th November until 17th January 2010 and is always a fantastic day or night out for people of all ages.  Buy your ticket now and start […]