It’s heartening to see the fine folk of Capital Theatres involved in such a confident show, it’s just a shame this Sunshine on Leith is more concert than theatre.
‘Grab a ticket if you still can’: SUNSHINE ON LEITH – Edinburgh Fringe
I kicked off our fringe experience with Captivate Theatre’s exuberant and joyful Sunshine on Leith. A large company of Edinburgh-based performers and musicians who first presented the show back in 2014.
‘There’s no doubt in my mind: the West End needs it’: SUNSHINE ON LEITH – Touring ★★★★★
A wonderfully warm hug of a show, perfectly produced and performed – and you know you’re gonna be humming the tunes all the way out of the theatre.
‘Retains the heart of the original while bringing it right up to date’: SUNSHINE ON LEITH – Touring ★★★★
Raw in delivery and driven by big emotions, Sunshine on Leith returns to Edinburgh in a tough new version produced by the West Yorkshire Playhouse which retains the heart of the original 2007 musical while bringing it right up to date.
‘It is everything I want from my musical theatre’: SUNSHINE ON LEITH – West Yorkshire Playhouse & Touring
Humourous and heartfelt, Sunshine on Leith is utterly joyous. It is everything I want from my musical theatre and I couldn’t recommend it more.
NEWS: Proclaimers musical Sunshine on Leith gets new version in Leeds
West Yorkshire Playhouse mounts a new version of The Proclaimers musical Sunshine on Leith in April ahead of a UK tour.
SUNSHINE ON LEITH – Edinburgh
Sunny intervals: Tuneful and committed, Allegro’s production of Sunshine on Leith at the Church Hill is almost torpedoed by some peculiar staging choices.
TRACKS OF THE WINTER BEAR – Edinburgh
“Two winter’s tales”: Tracks of the Winter Bear, the Traverse’s pre-Christmas show which plays up until Christmas Eve, is an odd beast.
SUNSHINE ON LEITH – Edinburgh Fringe
Young critics scheme review:
Captivate Theatre reprise their take on Sunshine on Leith, Stephen Greenhorn’s feel-good jukebox musical, based on the songs of the Proclaimers.