City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News: theatre

Edinburgh International Festival 2016 Has Record Year For Ticket Sales

Fergus Linehan

The Edinburgh International Festival has raked in £4.2 million in income from ticket sales for the first time since it was launched in 1947.

2018 sees return of War Horse to Festival Theatre

Following its completely sold run of 31 performances in January 2014, the National Theatre’s award-winning sensational production of Michael Morpurgo’s WW1 story War Horse returns to the Fest

The Big List of Edinburgh Fringe 2016 Award Winners

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There was a total of 3,269 shows at the 2016 Edinburgh Festival Fringe which ends today. With that many shows, it follows that there are many awards.

In her Own Words: The Diana Tapes, Space @ Niddry Street, Review

Ana-Cristina Schuler and Jorge Morales Pico as Princess Diana and James Colhurst

The publication in June 1992 of Andrew Morton's controversial biography “Diana: Her True Story” revealed her heartfelt confession about her disintegrating marriage to Charles, leading in due course t

Kursk, Bedlam Theatre, Review

Kursk - Airlock Theatre

The crew of a Royal Navy submarine are about to cast off their land bound lives and slip beneath the waves. They take with them only tenuous links to the homes; a hot new lover; a baby, which they leave behind.

The Magic Cave of Salamanca, Quaker Meeting House, Review

A group of con-artists, pimps, prostitutes and cuckolds come blinking into the light after 400 years.

Nancy's Philosopher, Summerhall, Review

Kelly Burke as Nancy (photo credit, Judi Komaki)

The former Veterinary school Anatomy Lecture theatre at Summerhall is preserved as it was -a highly raked auditorium of wooden benches with writing desks, an old sink in the corner and blackboards on

Giant, Pleasance Courtyard, Review

GIANT by Human Zoo - Photographed by The Other Richard.

Cast your eyes back to the dawn of time, all around there is nothing, just an empty universe.

EIF 2016, The Toad Knew, King’s Theatre, Review


James Thiérrée, acrobat, clown, actor, illusionist, musician, has pockets bursting at the seams with artistic credentials. And no wonder.

Scorched, Zoo Southside, Review

Scorched - Photo credit Jack Offord

For one Second World War veteran the launch of Operation Desert Storm is about to unleash a whirlwind of memories.