City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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Edinburgh News: theatre


The Kite Runner, King’s Theatre, Review

The Kite Runner - Photo by Betty Laura Zapata

“I became what I am today at the age of twelve … “

So Amir begins to unearth a buried past of unatoned sins that has been clawing its way out since that overcast winter of 1975.

Welcome My Son, Assembly Roxy, Review

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The dim, pillared space that is Roxy Central, where shadows play across the old stones creating a slightly creepy atmosphere even before the lights go down for a show, lends itself perfectly to a Goth

A Streetcar Named Desire, King’s Theatre, Review

A Streetcar - Rapture Theatre

Rapture Theatre return to the King’s Theatre with a play deemed one of the most significant of all time - but sadly an apparent reliance on this weighty statement is not enough.

Jury Play, Traverse Theatre, Review

 John Bett and the Jury - Jury Play. Image Mihaela Bodlovic

Grid Iron is the Edinburgh theatre company renowned for their new-writing, site-specific productions.

Pleading (A Play, a Pie and a Pint), Traverse, Review

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Two childhood sweethearts, Freya (Kim Allan) and Michael (Daniel Cameron), have set out on a gap year travelling adventure to see the world before starting University and in doing so trying to patch u

Damned Rebel Bitches, Traverse Theatre, Review

Damned Rebel Bitches

Eighty-something Ella is not the usual cardigan-donning, hard-candy-sooking pensioner - she’s a damned rebel bitch.

Screen version of NTS’ Rocket Post to tour with the Screen Machine

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The National Theatre of Scotland (NTS) announces a first -time partnership with the Screen Machine which will see the NTS’ latest production, Rocket Post, appearing on the big screen and tour

What Shadows, Royal Lyceum Theatre, Review

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Peter Pan needed to have his shadow sewn back on. Chris Hannan takes the notion of our shadow selves and runs with it in his stylishly thought-provoking ‘What Shadows’.

Black Dingo Productions launches The Annexe Arts Hub in Edinburgh

On the 30th of September 2017, Black Dingo Productions launch an arts hub in Merchant Street in Edinburgh’s Old Town called Annexe Arts that’s focused on dealing with practical and theatrical arts for

The Threepenny Opera, King’s Theatre, Review

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Bertolt Brecht’s The Threepenny Opera, based on John Gay’s 18th century The Beggar’s Opera, opened in Berlin in 1928.