City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Theatre


Shackleton's Stowaway, theSpace@Surgeon's Hall, Review

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The chilling words of an advertisement, allegedly published in The Times by Shackleton to recruit men for his Endurance expedition the Antarctic.

Elise, Pleasance Courtyard, Review

Allen Ginsberg and Elise Cowen

Although the legendary Poet Allen Ginsberg called the Beat Generation a “Boy Gang”, they were surrounded by a coterie of intelligent, inspirational female friends, lovers, wives: Carolyn Cassady, Joy

Grail Project, Bedlam Theatre, Review

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In our sleep we dream, trying to escape, but every day we must wake to overcome anew - to take up our quest.

Signals, Pleasance Courtyard, Review

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When it’s the centre of your universe, doubting the existence of extra-terrestrial life can never be a good thing.

In Loyal Company, Pleasance Courtyard, Review

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“If there’s one thing I am good at its running away”, pants young Arthur Robinson as he sprints off with a stolen loaf of bread.

Death is the New Porn, theSpace @ Venue 45, Review

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“Local man found dead in the town of Danderhall”. They are in the news regularly these days, not their faces of course, but the exploits of the Edinburgh Vigilantes.

The Lucky Durhams, theSpace @ Venue45, Review

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In a sandbagged, water-filled and rat infested First World War trench three soldiers wait for the moment when they go over the top.

Backup, Summerhall, Review

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Stretching out in front of a parka clad and beanie hatted figure is a table-top wintry landscape, dotted with pine trees and little settlements of houses, lights glowing warmly.

Build a Rocket, Pleasance Courtyard, Review

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Yasmin is a smart cookie and has always had a way with words. She is also an angry young woman.

Forget Me Nots, Army@Summerhall, Review

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Making their home in the Army Base in conjunction with Army@TheFringe, British/Icelandic theatre company Rokkur Friggjar return to the fringe with a new play set in World War II.