5-Star Bluebeard in Edinburgh

28 August 2023

The reviews were tremendous for our run of 'Bluebeard's Castle' with Theatre of Sound at the 2023 Edinburgh International Festival. It was a very special collaboration, and we are delighted it was so well received by critics as well as by the sold-out audiences!

The Herald

⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️  "Superb stage and lighting design"

"...superbly played by the Hebrides Ensemble."

The Scotsman

⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️  "Susan Bullock's portrayal, a triumph of unstinting realism and uncanny insight."

"...hewn to a feverish 7-piece Hebrides Ensemble."

The Times

⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️   "...brought to multicoloured life by musicians from the Hebrides Ensemble."

The Quintessential Review

⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️  "See this production of 'Bluebeard’s Castle' if you can, it’s bold, imaginative, and wonderfully performed."

"...accompanied by a compact, but mighty Hebrides Ensemble."

Scottish Field

⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️  "...an absolutely beautiful performance, both uplifting and heartbreaking."

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