City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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Edinburgh News: theatre

A Hunger Artist (Kafka Adaptation), ZOO, Review

A Hunger Artist

Hungering is not what it used to be. Time was when a hunger artist at the top of his game could earn a very good living. But now the appetite for public starvation is in decline across Europe.

I Am My Own Wife, Greenside @ Nicolson Square, Review

I Am My Own Wife - The Unusual Theatre Company

“Now in the midst of all this craziness, I have found a true character … she may well be the most singular, eccentric individual the Cold War ever birthed.”

The Giant Killers, Gilded Ballon Rose Street, Review

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Football is generally now regarded as a sport of the working class, but in its early days in the 19th century the opposite was true.

Follow Suit, Pleasance Courtyard, Review

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Physical comedy and biting social commentary on modern day "slacktivism" reign supreme with Follow Suit, a piece that feels as if The Three Stooges had beef with Machiavellian corporate culture.

Evocation, theSpace on the Mile, Review


Evocation is an attempt to conjure up something of the restless and troubled spirit of fin de siècle Europe with a dramatized recital of seven poems by an obscure Belgian symbolist poet.

Confabulation, Pleasance Courtyard, Review


Eamonn Fleming has vivid memories of attending a Motorhead concert at the age of thirteen in 1980.

The Gardener, Summerhall, Review

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Welcome to AGAS – The Amateur Gardening Appreciation Society.

EIF2017: The Divide Parts 1 and 2, King's Theatre, Review


Currently dominating the advertising for the EIF, Alan Ayckbourn’s new play The Divide, in two parts, can hardly be missed when wandering Edinburgh’s city centre.

Elegy for an Echo, theSpace @ Jurys Inn, Review

Elegy for an Echo - Gin & Chronic Theatre

Connor is planning a special date night. Red rose; take-away; wine. It’s important that they make the best of the time that they have together.

Brutal Cessation, Assembly George Square, Review


When a romantic partner behaves appallingly, they usually come back grovelling and licking their wounds - but in Milly Thomas’ new play Brutal Cessation, this metaphor is taken quite literall