City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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Power Ballad, Summerhall, Review


Characters that don't take things nearly as far as Julia Croft in Power Ballad:
Count Olaf
Dr. Frankenfurter

Empire, Gilded Ballon Teviot, Review


Alice Fraser can be described as ambitious, unpredictable, cerebral. I mean, she was a lawyer before going comic full-time, after all. Quantum mechanics. Disney villains.

I Love Lou C, Just the Tonic at The Mash House, Review


As filthy as she is fabulous, Lou Conran is a superlative storyteller who expertly walks the difficult tightrope that hangs between tragedy and comedy.

Cirkopolis, Pleasance at the EICC, Review

Cirkopolis juggler scene

Cirkopolis is a highly polished big budget international circus performance of outstanding quality.

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.

The Fair Intellectual Club, Royal Scots Club, Review

And so to the Royal Scots Club upon Abercromby Place, there to be regaled by three young ladies with their entertainment, entitled ‘The Fair Intellectual Club’…

Séance, The Terrace at Summerhall, Review


Disorienting, spooky, and a bit camp, Séance is a twenty-minute, pitch-black experience in a small shipping container outside Summerhall. Is anything more Fringe than that?

The Art and Science of Gin, 99 Hanover Street, Review


A delightful and completely sensorial experience, The Art and Science of Gin is a journey through the history and making of Edinburgh Gin.

The Naked Magicians, Assembly Rooms, Review

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This show does exactly what it promises. You want magic? A cheeky wee bit of nudity? Look no further.

EIF 2017: Monteverdi’s Opera Il ritorno d’Ulisse in patria, Usher Hall, Review

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This is the 450th anniversary of the birth in Italy of Monteverdi. The world of opera was at its beginning.