City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News: theatre

As the Crow Flies, Traverse Theatre, Review


As the Crow Flies, created by award-winning artist Greg Sinclair, imaginatively brings together music, performance and 21st Century high-tech know-how, while managing to maintain its promise

Two Scottish Arts Projects are Finalists in National Lottery Project of the Year

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The National Lottery Project of the Year is described as the country’s biggest and best award ceremony, championing everything that’s great about Scotland.

One Thinks of It All as a Dream, A Play, A Pie, A Pint, Traverse, Review

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What’s the price of fame? For some it’s a high one indeed and Syd Barrett, the former lead singer of avant garde London rock band Pink Floyd, was one of who paid dearly.

The Full Monty (2016), King's Theatre, Edinburgh

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This was a great little 1997 movie set in depressed Sheffield, a city felled by industrial decline.

A Brief History of Evil, Assembly Roxy, Review


Combining physical theatre with an uncomfortable mockery of themselves, Ewan Downie and Johnathan Peck’s duet A Brief History of Evil offers confused intrigue to its touring audiences.

Him, Traverse Theatre, Review

Hugh Glendinning

Him marks another episode in the 2016 Luminate festival, a chance to explore and celebrate growing older in the 21st century.

Alvin Ailey Dance Theatre (2016), Festival Theatre, Review

For a long time the name Alvin Ailey has stirred the admiration of people across the world, and this autumn Edinburgh is lucky to play host to the Alvin Ailey Dance Theater for two precious performanc

The Mousetrap (2016), King's Theatre, Review

Once again, Agatha Christie’s beloved mystery play is back on an Edinburgh stage – this time to celebrate its record breaking 60th anniversary.

Walking on Walls, Traverse Theatre, Review

Claire (Helen MacKay) has Fraser (Alan Clark) the way she wants him at last – bound and gagged and (metaphorically at least) on his knees.

A Bench on the Road, Assembly Roxy, Review

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Immigration is a topic that’s high on political agendas across the world.