City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News: theatre

Award Winning Playwright to Meet Edinburgh School Groups

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On Friday 7 October award-winning playwright, former teacher and Artistic Associate at the Lyric Hammersmith, Simon Stephens, who won Olivier and Tony awards for his adaptation for the National Theatr

Can I Start Again Please (2016), Traverse Theatre, Review


The ability to 'tell' something is facilitated through the use of language, however the cognitive processes required to understand what is being told cannot depend solely on the amalgamation of letter

Democracy, King's Theatre, Review

‘Democracy’ uses its title several times in the course of this story that can’t quite make up its mind where its emphasis ought to be.

Powerful One Woman Show explores Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Shelley O'Brien - She Wins All the Races

Shelley O’Brien brings her moving one woman show – tag lined as a “Tragicomedy with Biscuits” - to the Scottish Storytelling Centre on Thursday 13 October as part of the Scottish Mental Health Arts an

Rehearsal Room 27, Traverse Theatre, Review


Stella Quines is Scotland’s award winning theatre company that proudly celebrates the energy, experience and perspectives of women.

Pondlife (2016), Brunton Theatre, Review

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It’s no fun being ‘in with the out crowd’ at any time of life but it’s especially painful as a young person in a new country.

Billy Elliot The Musical 2016, Edinburgh Playhouse, Review

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Billy stomps up the steps from the auditorium and onto the stage, as Thatcher’s sultry tones pour from his portable radio announcing plans to close down 20 coal pits.

The Rise and Inevitable Fall of Lucas Petit, Scottish Storytelling Centre, Review

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Lucas Petit (Alasdair Hankinson) may wear a jacket bright enough to be coveted by Michael Portillo, but he is a man who likes the mundane. Petit by name; petit by nature.

Festival of Ian Smith: A Celebration of Death

This Autumn, Mischief La-Bas and Summerhall present a new festival with the theme of what ultimately affects us all – death.

The Cheviot, the Stag and the Black, Black Oil, Royal Lyceum, Review

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It is hardly exaggeration to suggest ‘The Cheviot, the Stag and the Black, Black Oil’ changed Scottish theatre, and indeed Scotland forever.