City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Theatre


Eleanor's Story: An American Girl in Hitler's Germany, Gilded Balloon, Review

Eleanor's Story: An American Girl in Hitler's Germany

"In the fall of 1939, when I was 9 years-old, Adolph Hitler came to my neighbourhood. He didn’t come in person of course, but the idea of him came into people’s minds in Stratford, New Jersey."

The Bothy, Greenside Nicolson Square, Review

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One lonely building in the heart of Scotland’s wilderness. Four lost souls with a shared history. Only one actor in a hugely ambitious project.

Locker Room Talk, Traverse, Review

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A recording of the actual voice of Donald Trump using the sexual words that he described as merely ‘Locker Room Talk’ opens this shocking and challenging work from Gary McNair.

No Miracles Here, Summerhall, Review

No Miracles Here - courtesy Joe Haydon

This is a story about stamina and triumph over adversity, and it starts with a self-proclaimed fabricated tale passed down father to son.

Trashed, Underbelly Cowgate, Review

Trashed - Lab Rats

Goody’s life is rubbish. A one summer job on the bins has lasted for 19 years, during which he has carried a fair weight of garbage. Things have not gone well.

Education, Education, Education, Pleasance Dome, Review

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It’s the first day for Tobias, the new German language assistant at an ordinary English comprehensive school.

What Lies Beneath, Zoo Pleasance, Review

What Lies Beneath - Romantika

From a small tent a back-lit figure emerges into the cold.

Tapeface, Pleasance Courtyard, Review

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Silent comedy and physical theatre like you’ve never seen before, Tape Face can only be described as spectacular.

Parlour Games, Assembly Roxy, Review

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With two sheets, toy swords, one chair and a large chest, Tooth and Nail take you on a trip around the world with beautiful childlike vivacity.

Two Sides of the Curtain, theSpace on North Bridge, Review

Two Sides of the Curtain - Ada (Racheal Naylor)

“I, I can remember
Standing by the wall
And the guns shot above our heads
And we kissed, as though nothing could fall”

– Heroes by David Bowie.