City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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Edinburgh News: theatre


Bargaining On The Vim

It's like the lists we're encouraged to make up in the panic-strewn pre-Christmas weeks - do we have a plan of the venue? Has it got enough detail for the designer and director?

Fringe Web Site Crashes For Hours

The Fringe Office

The Fringe's technical woes seem to know no end.

Fringe Shutting Shop Again to Deal With Ticket Backlog

The Fringe Office

The Edinburgh Fringe announced today that it will be closed to counter and telephone sales again on Sunday 27 July due to ongoing prob

Money, money, money...

How much does it cost to mount a show on the Fringe? Dreadful question, but art costs money somewhere along the line - even graffiti artists need materials.

Edinburgh Military Tattoo 2008 Programme Announced

Pipes and drums at the Edinburgh Military Tattoo

Over 1,000 performers from America, Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Europe and the United Kingdom will appear at this year's 59th Edinburgh Tattoo (1-23 August). The programme announced yesterday includes all the traditional ingredients of massed pipes & drums, massed bands, overseas contingents, and the Lone Piper on the floodlit Esplanade of Edinburgh Castle at the end.

Bleu, Blanc, Rouge - A fringe show in progress

This short effort will cover the run in to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. For the first time in about ten years, I'm directly involved in a Fringe production. I've written this one

Edinburgh Fringe Director Readies For Second Year of Festivities

As the clock ticks down to the Edinburgh Fringe, EG asks Fringe director Jon Morgan what we can expect this year. Morgan says, in spite of the credit crunch, and fears over a "breakaway" Comedy Festival, the Fringe appears to be appear in good health with around 2,000 shows coming to the city in August.

Evita, Edinburgh Playhouse, June 2008, Review

"Don't cry for me Argentina
The truth is I never left you
All through my wild days
My mad existence
I kept my promise
Don't keep your distance
..."

Blasts From the Past at 2008 Fringe

The Fringe may be about discovering new acts, new writing, and the raw talent of tomorrow's stars, but it is also a place where fading stars come to shine a little brighter and household names present themselves in new guises.

No Prime Minister: Gordon Brown Out of Favour In the Fringe

Edinburgh Fringe Programme 2008 launch

The Edinburgh Fringe rolled out its 2008 programme on Thursday, with cutting edge comedy, the light and dark side of the digital era and world politics - but a notable absence of satire on dour Gordon Brown.

The Wasp Factory Review

Edinburgh author Iain Banks’ disturbing seminal novel, first published 24 years ago, has not lost its ability to fascinate.