City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News: theatre

Pondlife (2016), Brunton Theatre, Review

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It’s no fun being ‘in with the out crowd’ at any time of life but it’s especially painful as a young person in a new country.

Billy Elliot The Musical (2016), Edinburgh Playhouse, Review

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Billy stomps up the steps from the auditorium and onto the stage, as Thatcher’s sultry tones pour from his portable radio announcing plans to close down 20 coal pits.

The Rise and Inevitable Fall of Lucas Petit, Scottish Storytelling Centre, Review

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Lucas Petit (Alasdair Hankinson) may wear a jacket bright enough to be coveted by Michael Portillo, but he is a man who likes the mundane. Petit by name; petit by nature.

Festival of Ian Smith: A Celebration of Death

This Autumn, Mischief La-Bas and Summerhall present a new festival with the theme of what ultimately affects us all – death.

The Cheviot, the Stag and the Black, Black Oil, Royal Lyceum, Review

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It is hardly exaggeration to suggest ‘The Cheviot, the Stag and the Black, Black Oil’ changed Scottish theatre, and indeed Scotland forever.

Barry Steele and friends – the Roy Orbison Story, Brunton Theatre, Review

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It’s a brave man who decides to cover Roy Orbison the 1960s crooner who had such a distinctive voice and singing style. Barry Steele and his six-piece band make a brave stab at it.

Discover Dreams at the Scottish International Storytelling Festival

Scottish International Storytelling Festival 2016

Now in its 27th year, the Scottish International Storytelling Festival returns from 21 – 31 October 2016 with another vibrant programme of live story

Edinburgh International Festival 2016 Has Record Year For Ticket Sales

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The Edinburgh International Festival has raked in £4.2 million in income from ticket sales for the first time since it was launched in 1947.

2018 Sees Return of War Horse to Festival Theatre

Following its completely sold run of 31 performances in January 2014, the National Theatre’s award-winning sensational production of Michael Morpurgo’s WW1 story War Horse returns to the

The Big List of Edinburgh Fringe 2016 Award Winners

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There was a total of 3,269 shows at the 2016 Edinburgh Festival Fringe which ends today. With that many shows, it follows that there are many awards.