Of Mice and Men

Theatre (drama)

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    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    May not apply to all performances. You'll find more information about accessibile performances and how to book tickets in the accessibility tab below.
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Returning after its critical success in 2015, Nigel Miles-Thomas and Michael Roy Andrew again star as Lennie and George in John Steinbeck's classic story of two outsiders striving to find their place in an unforgiving world. Music by Mahalia Jackson. 'Gripping performances and marvellous acting' (EdinburghGuide.com). 'These two iconic characters are brought to life with such apparent ease that it seems difficult to see anyone else performing these roles now' (List). 'The immensity of small tragedies, it shakes you as it should' ***** (Libby Purves).

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General venue access

  • Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
  • Accessible entry: Access to the performance space is via stairs or lift then there is level access into the venue.
  • Wheelchair access type: Level Access, Lift (Building Lift)

  • Stairs: 11- 20
    Number of stairs is provided as guidance and is not in addition to any wheelchair access type (lift/ramp etc) stated above.

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Kirsty R 28 days ago

Excellent. Great performances.

H Moss 33 days ago

Quality acting. Powerful and moving. This is how you do it! Well done boys !

George McDermid 34 days ago

So well acted, just the two of them to bring the whole book to life. And so powerfully done I was wiping back tears the whole time. Excellent.

Agnes Joyce Wells 41 days ago

A good start to our week at the Fringe. An excellent production. Poignant story. Well acted.

Julie Phillips 41 days ago

Throughly enjoyed this show. It gets 5* from me. Well done

Stu and Lesley 44 days ago

Excellent version of this wonderful play. Read the book in high school and it's been a favourite of mine ever since. True to the book and great acting! Would definitely recommend.

Simon Shaw 46 days ago

This is a beautiful adaptation of a novel I studied for years. The chemistry between actors Nigel & Michael was truthful, heartfelt & fascinating!

I was curious to see how this would work as a two man show but both actors pulled it off seemingly!

Well done!

David Brackenridge 47 days ago

Absolutely brilliant version of this moving play. Simply produced but brilliantly acted. Stunning. Go and see.

P Holmes 49 days ago

The great John Steinbeck play is given a wonderful production here. Great acting and wonderful chemistry between the two actors. Highly recommend.

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Deadline News (4/5 stars) 40 days ago

This stage interpretation of John Steinbeck’s classic novel Of Mice and Men involved only two actors. Adapted by Nigel Miles-Thomas (who also plays Lennie) this interpretation of Steinbeck’s original story focuses solely on the two main characters, George and Lennie.

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All Edinburgh Theatre (4/5 stars) 42 days ago

Of Mice and Men, in the Gilded Balloon Teviot Wine Bar for the full fringe, benefits from one fine performance and one exceptional one. There are some obvious reasons why adaptations of John Steinbeck’s tragic novella about two itinerant ranch hands during the Depression come round regularly. Not only is...

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Broadway Baby (3/5 stars) 48 days ago

Steinbeck’s famous novella captures and comments on the daily despair faced by the migrant workers in the Great Depression of the 1930’s, as they aimlessly drift from job to job, barely scraping together enough to survive. These are men with no roots, family or friends, where the American Dream is...

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Edinburgh Guide (3/5 stars) 52 days ago

Steinbeck’s original novella was an iconic tale of the Great Depression, looking at the lives of two men who each, in their own way, need the other to survive as they make their way in a difficult world. Adapted as a two-hander for stage, this is a lighter version of...

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