Reviews

Reviews of previous work

“The Moonlit Road and other ghostly tales”

“the actor (Philip Kingscott) does great work… drawing us into the what-happens-next tension of the gothic tales.”

*** The Scotsman, by Mark Fisher

Kingscott turns the entire performance around, gaining stamina and ultimately leading to an extremely captivating performance… his passion brings each story to life, embodying every character be it man or woman with equal vigour and giving heart to the tale.”

*** Edinburgh Guide, by Michelle Haynes


“Silence In Court”

“The two lawyers, played by Anne Kane Howie and Philip Kingscott, were utterly believable and equally cut-throat”

***** Broadway Baby, by Joanna Alpern

“Conflict In Court”

“Characterisation of the Legal team is excellent, especially the cool and calculating QCs, (Anne Kane Howie and Philip Kingscott)”
**** Edinburgh Guide, by Vivien Devlin
“Anne Kane Howie and Phillip Kingscott are both excellent as the advocates”

**** AllEdinburghTheatre.com, by Mark Bolsover


“Laquearia”

“This is a very wordy piece, with narrator Philip Kingscott having a particularly voluminous task. That he brings much facial animation to the task is one of the joys of the performance”

**** The Herald, by Keith Bruce

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“Passing Through”

Philip Kingscott is unfailingly lovable as shy Tommy”

*** The Scotsman, by Joyce McMillan

“some nicely performed tricks from Kingscott

*** The Skinny, by Susannah Radford

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“The Garden”

“the otherworldly quality of Philip Kingscott’s performance”

***** The Scotsman, by Joyce McMillan

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“The Eight: Reindeer Minologues”

Philip Kingscott gives a high-flying performance as the gallant, rather combative Dasher.”

*** Edinburgh Evening News, by Sarah Nisbet

“Suddenly Last Summer”

“The cast is strong… Philip Kingscott as self-centred brother George is as irritating as he should be.”

**** Edinburgh Spotlight, by Danielle Farrow

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“An Island Between Heaven and Earth”

“The double act of Bobby MacKay (Philip Kingscott) and Archie Scott (Edward Ellis) provides some really endearing and humorous moments.”

*** UK Theatre Network, by Karen Douglas

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“East of the Sun and West of the Moon”

“Philip Kingscott as the narrator and The Frog has a manner perfectly suited to children’s theatre, speaking to the kids in the audience rather than at them in an empathetic and lively performance.”

*** Edinburgh Spotlight, .

“The Memory Projector”

“one of the most interesting projects of the year… the faces of the 15-strong performing team glow with a concern and intensity that invites us to see the familiar city differently.”

*** The Scotsman, by Joyce McMillan

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“The World Knows Nothing of Its Greatest Men”

“contains some finely crafted exchanges and menacing power play.”

The Herald, by Shona Craven

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“Desk Job”

“a seriously interesting play… an excellent six-strong cast… it’s brilliantly done.”

*** The Scotsman, by Joyce McMillan

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“Saint Joan”

“Strong performances… Philip Kingscott is an ebullient but malleable Dauphin.”

**** Edinburgh Evening News, by Claire Wood

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“It is bursting with diverse and impeccably strong performances… Philip Kingscott’s humorous portrayal of the mincing, pathetic Dauphin.”

**** OnstageScotland.co.uk, 11 August 2008, by Caroline Scott-Thomas

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“Theatre Alba does fantastic justice to this great play… Philip Kingscott‘s interpretation of the pitiable Dauphin… enjoy every minute of this superb show. Everyone will be talking about it after the Fringe is gone.”

***** remotegoat.co.uk, 11 August 2008, by Mark Jeffreys

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“Art Raid”

“a unique and creative experience”

British Theatre Guide, 17 April 2008, by Alison Burns

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“weird and disturbing “

**** The Scotsman, 17 April 2008, by Joyce McMillan

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“what a hoot”

*** The Herald, 17 April 2008, by Mary Brennan

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“Babylon Burning”

” panoramic… the cast bring the play to a conclusion that breaks the heart”

*** The Scotsman, 12 June 2006, by Joyce McMillan

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“a powerful production… a dynamic show”

**** EdinburghGuide.com, 20 August 2006, by Barbara Bryan

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