City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News: theatre

EIF 2017 - Nederlands Dans Theater, Edinburgh Playhouse, Review


Nederlands Dans Theater (NDT) is synonymous with a risk-taking sense of rebellion, demonstrating, time and again, an absolute commitment to exploring new means of producing visceral physical expressio

The Bothy, Greenside Nicolson Square, Review


One lonely building in the heart of Scotland’s wilderness. Four lost souls with a shared history. Only one actor in a hugely ambitious project.

Locker Room Talk, Traverse, Review

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A recording of the actual voice of Donald Trump using the sexual words that he described as merely ‘Locker Room Talk’ opens this shocking and challenging work from Gary McNair.

No Miracles Here, Summerhall, Review

No Miracles Here - courtesy Joe Haydon

This is a story about stamina and triumph over adversity, and it starts with a self-proclaimed fabricated tale passed down father to son.

Hotter, Paradise in St. Augustine's, Review


“What gets you hot?” - “What’s the best thing your body can do?” asks Ell Potter and Mary Higgins.

Breakfast Plays: B!rth, Traverse Theatre, Review


Who gets to decide who lives and dies? “Nameless, faceless “gods” around a conference table?” asks Breakfast Plays: B!rth.

Oyster Boy, Assembly Omnitorium George Square, Review

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Outside the Omnitorium, Assembly’s latest venue at the back of George Square theatre a sign states ‘This evening the entertainment will be found amusing, instructive and delightful’.

Trashed, Underbelly Cowgate, Review

Trashed - Lab Rats

Goody’s life is rubbish. A one summer job on the bins has lasted for 19 years, during which he has carried a fair weight of garbage. Things have not gone well.

Double Feature, Gilded Balloon, Review

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Back in the golden days of cinema, for the price of one ticket. two films were shown back to back - the big picture and the B movie. It was known as a double feature.

Woolf, theSpace on North Bridge, Review

Abi Clarke and Tobias Grace as Virginia and Leonard in Woolf

Surrounded by vintage leather suitcases, higgledy-piggledy piles of papers and books, coats, umbrellas, Virginia sits at her desk studying a handwritten sheet of paper intently.

Stand By, Army Reserve Centre, Review

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Cop dramas have come a long way. The days of the avuncular desk sergeant who knows all his customers and the sight of the feet of the male and female officers pounding the beat in time are gone.