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Edinburgh News: theatre


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

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

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

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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

Cinderella Announced as King’s 2017/18 Panto

The needles may still be intact on the Christmas trees, Santa notes may still be being written and not one cracker has been pulled but The King’s Theatre Edinburgh is

Aladdin, Brunton, Review

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We’ve not even had St Andrew’s Day but the panto season has begun and one of the first off the starting blocks is Musselburgh’s Brunton.

Rambert: Ghost Dances, Festival Theatre, Review

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Rambert’s 2016-17 tour of Britain includes five new music commissions in its repertoire, but it’s the long-awaited revival of Christopher Bruce’s Ghost Dances that names the show and seals it

Green Tea, Gayfield Creative Spaces, Review

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Having an imaginary friend is one thing. Having a grotesque and disturbing monkey that nobody else can see follow you around is quite another.