Review: Once Upon A Time In Wigan Play - Edinburgh 2016
The Edinburgh Reporter this weekend featured a review of The Edinburgh University Theatre Company’s recent production of the well known 'Once Upon A Time' play by Mick Martin.The production ended this weekend, and while the review does make interesting reading, given the remarks about the audience and cast it would perhaps be good to have a view more from that viewpoint. So did anyone out there go ?
Anyway here's the opening lines of the review followed by a link to the full review by Ricky Brown.
The Edinburgh University Theatre Company’s Once Upon a Time in Wigan has a lot going for it. An enthusiastic young cast, an audience of students keen to enjoy the night, and that sweet, sweet, Northern Soul music. The Northern Soul scene was defined by a search for neglected, should’ve-been soul classics, and as the show begins, Maxine, Suzanne, and Danny are lost in music on the floor of the legendary Wigan Casino...