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Festival Theatre Edinburgh hosts Banff Mountain Film Festival 2016

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The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour is back as part of its biggest ever UK and Ireland tour featuring nearly 100 screenings at over 50 venues.

Black Beauty, Traverse, Review

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Flann O'Brien’s gloriously comic novel The Third Policeman contains the strange and memorable concept “…that people who spent most of their natural lives riding iron bicycles… get their pers

The Attic Collective presents Greek classic as first production for 2017

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The Attic Collective founded earlier this year is a unique talent development initiative from the Festival City Theatres Trust, and over the course of each year, it will present three productions, a c

RSNO Verdi Requiem, Usher Hall, Review

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Almost one hundred and forty singers from the Royal Scottish National Orchestra Chorus joined a full Orchestra for a concert with just one work, the Verdi Requiem.

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Lyceum, Review

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There’s a sense of wonder in the Lyceum as a series of hot air balloons held together with string and that could have been made by an enthusiastic Victorian schoolboy float around the starry ceiling o

An Orkney Wedding, Queen's Hall, Review

An Orkney Wedding

The programme began with Sibelius’ Valse Triste and Scene with Crandes (from incidental music to Kuolema) which he wrote for his brother-in-law’s opera Kuolema.

Mamma Mia 2016, Edinburgh Playhouse, Review

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Mamma Mia sails incongruously into panto season at the Playhouse on a warm breeze wafting sun, sea, sex and singing into mid-winter Edinburgh.

A new production of Death of a Salesman coming to King’s Theatre Edinburgh

One of the greatest plays of the twentieth century, Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman, will have its only Scottish date at Edinburgh’s King’s Theatre in June 2017 as part of a UK tour after

Jack and the Beanstalk, King's Theatre, Review

Beanstalk magic

For many people, old-fashioned panto is a creaky anachronism where men dressing as women shouldn’t be that hilarious, baddies are ugly and goodies are pretty, people of restricted growth are clowns an

Five Guys Named Moe, Festival Square Theatre, Review

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The storyline in Clarke Peters’s hit is one of the most slender in comedy musical history: Nomax has the blues as he’s lost his girl. Does he go woo her to get her back or draw a line and move on?