City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News: theatre

The Story of the Little Gentleman, National Museum of Scotland, Imaginate Festival Review


Solving the universal human problem of desperate loneliness lies at the heart of this latest production from renowned Scottish theatre company, Catherine Wheels.

Bothered and Bewildered, Church Hill Theatre, Review

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Gail Young’s Bothered and Bewildered that was first performed in Chester 2014 has its Scottish premiere this May in The Capital thanks to Edinburgh People’s Theatre.

Fish and Game bring back the Polar Bears!

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Following their hit debut show The Polar Bears Go Wild, Scottish company Fish and Game bring back the two furry intrepid explorers - and this time they’re going up in the world.

James and the Giant Peach, King's Theatre, Review

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Sell A Door Theatre Company presents a canty, if scanty, rendition of Roald Dahl’s James and the Giant Peach.

PASS Out, Traverse Theatre, Review


Although staged in one of the smaller venues in Edinburgh, Traverse 2, the ideas tackled by this year’s PASS College HND students are by no means an equal feat.

Thon Man Molière ‘or Whit got him intae aw that bother…’, Lyceum, Review

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This last hurrah of the Lyceum’s 2016 Season brings the latest play from former Scots Makar and renowned translator of Molière, Liz Lochhead.

Breathe, Traverse, Review

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Breathe is the first in a trilogy of dance duets created by Scottish based contemporary dance duo, White & Givan.

Blackout, Traverse Theatre, Review


Blackout traces the different stories of five alcoholics from their first drink to the last, and the terror of facing life ever-after when their usual coping mechanism is gone.

Women aged 16 - 26 sought to perform in the chorus of Lyceum’s The Suppliant Women

David Greig's inaugural season as Artistic Director of The Lyceum was recently announced and among the many highlights of Season 16/17 is The Suppliant Women, by Aesychlus in a new version by