City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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Berlioz L'Enfance du Christ, Usher Hall, Review


Berlioz parents were determined he was going to be a doctor but instead Berlioz pursued his passion for music and abandoned his medical studies, along with his parents financial support, to devote his

Him, Traverse Theatre, Review

Hugh Glendinning

Him marks another episode in the 2016 Luminate festival, a chance to explore and celebrate growing older in the 21st century.

Lifelines, Traverse Theatre, Review


It is never really clear what it is you’ll see at the Traverse until you have watched it; there are certain disclaimers, such as ‘script in hand’ and ‘new writing’ that give you a hint, but the brief

Alvin Ailey Dance Theatre (2016), Festival Theatre, Review

For a long time the name Alvin Ailey has stirred the admiration of people across the world, and this autumn Edinburgh is lucky to play host to the Alvin Ailey Dance Theater for two precious performanc

The Mousetrap (2016), King's Theatre, Review

Once again, Agatha Christie’s beloved mystery play is back on an Edinburgh stage – this time to celebrate its record breaking 60th anniversary.

Walking the Walls, Traverse Theatre, Review

Claire (Helen MacKay) has Fraser (Alan Clark) the way she wants him at last – bound and gagged and (metaphorically at least) on his knees.

A Bench on the Road, Assembly Roxy, Review

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Immigration is a topic that’s high on political agendas across the world.

RSNO Lewis Plays the Emperor, Usher Hall, Review


At both the otherwise fascinating pre-concert talk and again in the conductor's opening remarks we were given the hard sell. The great fear, it seemed, was that we would not like the opening work.

Botanic Lights 2016, Royal Botanic Garden, Review

George Forrest appears in hologram form at the Chinese Hillside (courtesy RBGE & Unique Events)

As the skyline darkens, strange sounds and glimmering lights come from the Royal Botanic Garden.

The Shape of Things, FTE, Review

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Now in its 10th year, Scottish based company Starcatchers specialises in creative performances for babies, toddlers and young children and their carers.