City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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Edinburgh News: theatre


The Sky is Safe, Summerhall, Review

The Sky Is Safe production photo

Who wouldn’t want to live under a safe sky where birds, not bombers, fly?

The Inconvenience of Wings, Assembly George Square Studios, Review

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Multi award winner and acclaimed writer and director Lara Foot flies into the Edinburgh Fringe Festival with The Inconvenience of Wings, swooping in on the issues of bi-polar, addiction and d

Changelings, Space on North Bridge, Review

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When two characters from different times, genres and authors come together, they have no choice but to rewrite themselves.

Mary and Me, Paradise in the Vault, Review

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Hannah repeats Pythagorean theorem to the secular sounds of Belinda Carlisle’s “Heaven is a Place on Earth” as she enters the grotto.

Glitter Punch, Assembly George Square Studios, Review

Glitter Punch production photo

Some Riot Theatre are back to Glitter Punch even more Fringe-goers this year after 2016’s sellout show and a critically acclaimed run at The King’s Head Theatre in London.

The Nature of Forgetting, Pleasance, Review

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Dad sits alone next to a long line of hanging garments. His daughter enters and reminds him that they will soon have visitors; he needs to put on a jacket and tie.

Ivan's Widow and Talk to Me Like the Rain, Greenside Infirmary, Review

Helen Fox and Codge Crawford in Ivan's Widow

Tennessee Williams, the authentic, literary genius of American literature, is best known for such classics as “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” and “A Streetcar named Desire”, which are constantly revived.

Fish Food, Paradise in The Vault, Review

Fish Food - Avenue Stage

The common goldfish is the descendant of the Russian Carp.

The Black Cat, Underbelly Cowgate, Review

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Two actors grapple with a modern adaptation of Edgar Allen Poe’s classic horror story which they perform reluctantly with frequent interruptions and a playful disrespect for the writing.

EIF 2017: Meet Me at Dawn, Traverse Theatre, Review

Neve McIntosh and Sharon Duncan-Brewster (credit, David Monteith-Hodge)

A dark, chilling ambience envelops the fog shrouded set where you can just make out an old Belfast sink, the tap dripping, before the stage is suddenly floodlit to reveal a giant craggy, grey rock, du