Edinburgh News: theatre
It is a mark of the stature of an actor that he gets a round of applause just for stepping on the stage. It is unconventional when the stage is set for a play in which he stars but that was the reception that met the well- known figure of Simon Callow as he walked on to the white floor of the Brunton stage.
A mad mental malkie of a play!
From midday to midnight on the day before Scotland’s Referendum on Independence, The National Theatre of Scotland hosted a live twelve-hour celebration of Scottish music and spoken word written by Sco
To mark National Poetry Day on Thursday 2 October, and in the week of the Scottish premiere of WWI drama Regeneration, the King’s Theatre, in collaboration with the Touring Consortium Theatre
Euthanasia has been a widely controversial topic that has been increasingly brought up in the news. When the right to live is so strongly protected why should the right to die not also be an option?
Corruption in the business and political world is always a sickening yet intriguing thought that infiltrates our lives on a daily basis.
The fear of technology slowly taking over our lives seems to be an ever-growing theme in recent new writing.
In 2015 the multi award-winning comic masterpiece The History Boys from one of the UK’s most celebrated playwrights and authors Alan Bennett, whose astonishing career spans five decades, wil
Joe Corrie’s ‘In Time o Strife’ remains a powerful evocation of time and place, with echoes that resonate in our own days.
Luminate, Scotland’s creative ageing festival is now in its third year.
As the title suggests this multimedia production centres around the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, a court-like restorative justice body, which was set up in 1996 as a means of reconciling a nat
Patrias evokes the aesthetic spirit of Lorca’s duende, creating a stirring glimpse of the Spanish Civil War that blazes with Andalusian accents and attitude.
If you’re a randy young lad out on the town hoping to pull but you need a handy guide about what not to do then see this play.
The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society announced that by Monday afternoon, with hundreds of performances still to take place, an estimated 2,183,591 tickets had been issued for shows this month.
Chicago. 1943. Gangland. The city is still ruled by fear and terror and there is only one honest cop left.
A warm coffee in one hand and a rather stale croissant in the other is not all that C venues serve up for breakfast.
Chalk About dances gently through some complex themes, exploring emotions and identity with a childlike simplicity that connects with all ages.
Schizophrenia, a largely misunderstood mental illness often mistaken for split personality disorder, affects around 1.1% of the population and is a subject often thought of as taboo.
What happens when an audience arrives at a theatre performance and there are no actors and no performance? The answer is - not much!
A soaring polyphony on the grief and waste of war.
Feminism has always been a widely debated subject and many women feel there is a need to reject the image of the 'normal woman' that is projected upon us by society and instead rebel in a way that exp