City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News: theatre

Thingummy Bob, Traverse Theatre, Review

Jim is searching for his thingummy. He can’t seem to find it no matter where he looks, and isn’t sure quite what it was in the first place.

Tipping the Velvet, Lyceum, Review


Laura Wade’s adaptation of the 1998 novel from Sarah Waters, Tipping the Velvet, is a grand celebration of theatricality, theatre and in particular the Lyceum Theatre.

Giselle, Festival Theatre Edinburgh, Review

The Royal New Zealand Ballet’s resurrection of Giselle is a revelation.

A Play, A Pie and A Pint, A Word with Dr Johnson, Traverse, Review

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In 1746, when Samuel Johnson set out on creating the compilation of what was to be his renowned Dictionary of the English Language, he knew it wasn’t a one man job.

Robert Louis Stevenson "Day" Not Just One But Five Days Now

RLS Day on 13 November 2015, Edinburgh’s annual celebration of one of its most famous authors Robert Louis Stevenson, is set for its largest programme yet

Richard Alston Dance Company, Festival Theatre Edinburgh, Review

Richard Alston Dance Company was back in Edinburgh for one night only, performing three dances from a repertoire spanning two decades of exciting choreography.

Agatha Christie's "And Then There Were None", King's Theatre, Review

Kezia Burrows as Vera Claythorne in her glamorous gown (photo credit Pamela Wraith)

"Ten little Soldier boys went out to dine;
One choked his little self and then there were nine.
Nine little Soldier Boys sat up very late;
One overslept himself and then there were eight...

The Devil's Larder, Custom's House Leith, Review

The Devil’s Larder is a deliciously wicked adult treat that is appetisingly apposite so close to Halloween.

The Last Yankee, Brunton, Review


The pink candy stripes looks at first incongruous in the setting of a State mental institution till the eye adjusts to its being an American flag symbolically split over four sections of the white til

Shrek The Musical, Edinburgh Playhouse, review

Shrek The Musical ticks all the obvious boxes for family-cum-light entertainment but ultimately lacks soul.