Edinburgh News: theatre
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Strictly sensational ‘Seven Brides for Seven Brothers’ was a surprise hit at the Edinburgh Playhouse.
Global bestselling crime writer Ian Rankin has received the highest international accolades including the Diamond Dagger and America's Edgar Award.
Catherine Wheels’ rescuing of a story of two brave young girls’ survival of peril on the sea captures the heart.
Debt is a dirty word. Debt collection is a dirty business.
What should you do if two men walk on stage, then, for no apparent reason whatsoever, one of them suddenly opens his enormous mouth and wails like an insane banshee at the audience?
As I came out of Traverse 1 after The Events, a woman behind me asked her friend, “What do you think?” “Disjointed and frustrating”.
All in the garden seems rosy. A girl emerges from the borders, arms spread wide, “I’m a girl, a legend of a girl, with blue eyes and blond hair” she says with childlike glee.
The Edinburgh International Festival comes to an end tonight with up to a quarter of a million people expected to watch the annual
This is a story, told through books. How we read and experience books, how they shape the chapters of our lives and how those collected words and letters are at once public and personal.
In the aptly named Beneath studio theatre downstairs at Pleasance Courtyard, a few rows of seats are placed on three sides of the bare stage.
First Love, an hour-long soliloquy performed by a single character, was engagingly received by a sell-out audience at Edinburgh’s Royal Lyceum Theatre.
Big Spirit Theatre has devised a show based on the story of Alfred Hitchcock's 1938 political spy thriller.
We have to be very brave to talk of death, or more truthfully, of what precedes death.
The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society was celebrating a record year at the box office as it drew to a close today.
Bette Davis, the legendary movie actress who famously commented “I will never be below the title!”, was an Oscar-winning superstar.
Perhaps the audience members filing into the Assembly Rooms felt they were going to be treated unjustly.
A writer sits at a table crowded with used mugs, pondering how to kill off his character, David. The only thing that's certain is that death is taxing.
"Hello, I've got the perfect table for you..." intones the head waiter. Not words frequently heard in Edinburgh during Festival season. Surely there's a catch?
Tin Box is a Birmingham based company which creates shows based on storytelling, visual theatre and site-specific performances.
In the world of magic, women are generally no more than ‘the lovely assistant’. Not so with French cult performer Jeanne Mordoj.