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Edinburgh News: theatre

Daphne du Maurier's Rebecca, a Study in Jealousy, King's Theatre, Review

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Founded as a community drama workshop 30 years ago, Kneehigh is now regarded as Cornwall’s National Theatre and one of UK’s most exciting touring companies for their innovative, physical, multi-media

A Play, A Pie and A Pint, Descent, Traverse, Review

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A song about a pair of old lovers, Ah yes, I remember it well , featured in the 1958 film, Gigi.

Martyr, Traverse Theatre, Review


Benjamin Sinclair (Daniel O’Keefe) has a problem in ‘Martyr’; the word he lives in isn’t biblical enough for him.

Hidden – a pre Hallowe’en treat from The Lyceum Youth Theatre

Edinburgh theatre goers will be familiar with the plush and cosy auditorium of the Lyceum but how many have been behind the scenes?

A Play, A Pie and A Pint, One in a Million, Traverse, Review

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A meeting in a Scottish classroom between Malawi exchange student Susan (Teri Ann Bobb-Baxter) and 50 something local handyman Gerry (Alan McHugh) exposes more commonalities than differences.

In Her Shadows, Traverse Theatre, Review

Aerialists Debbie Robbins and Rachael Macintyre aim to challenge the stigma surrounding depression through a personal portrait of mental illness.

Not About Heroes, Traverse, Review

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The power of words and love between two men is at the core of this play set during World War I.

Stomp, Edinburgh Festival Theatre, Review


A combination of movement, comedy, music and most importantly rhythm, Stomp arrives in Edinburgh with a bang as part of their 2015 tour – and what a fun filled and exciting racket they make!

Brunton Cinderella panto rehearsals underway

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Back in August nearly 100 young people from across the county who could sing, dance and act attended open auditions to join the cast of this year’s pantomime at The Brunton, Cinderella.

A Play, A Pie and A Pint, 140 Million Miles, Traverse, Review

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How far would you go to start a new life? Crossing continents is scary enough but a journey in a capsule across galaxies is a bigger step altogether.