City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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Edinburgh News: theatre

Flesh and Bone, Pleasance Dome, Review

Unpolished Theatre - Flesh and Bone - Tryouts @Pleasance, credit Heather Pasfield

There’s no sneaking in the back door, or standing on the sidelines for brand new company Unpolished Theatre as they punch their way to the forefront of the Edinburgh Fringe bustle with debut productio

The Last Queen of Scotland, Underbelly Cowgate, Review

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‘The Last Queen of Scotland’ comes roaring across the Tay Bridge and into the perhaps appropriately named Iron Belly space of Underbelly in the Cowgate.

Velvet Evening Séance, Assembly Hall, Review


On trial for a crime he believes he did not commit, young medium James McGregor stands accused of murdering his brother and spiritual partner, Thomas.

Cockroached, Pleasance Courtyard, Review


Taylor’s post-apocalyptic life was lonely. But that didn’t bother them too much. Until they stumble upon a raincoat, a radio, and a voice.

EIF 2017: Flight, Church Hill Theatre & Studio, Review

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Welcome aboard a flight like no other.

Phools, Bedlam Theatre, Review

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Prepare to hear a story told by a vagabond New English skiffle band of pot, spoon, pan and bucket players.

Letters to Morrissey, Traverse Theatre, Review

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Teenage angst – we’ve all been there. Being ‘in with the out crowd’ is no joke.

Good With Maps, C Primo, Review

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“There are two things to know about me. I am a fresh water person, not a beach person, and I am good with maps.”

Mother's Ruin: A Cabaret about Gin, Rose Theatre, Review

Maeve Marsden and Libby Wood in Mother's Ruin

History, hilarity, and debauchery ensue with Maeve Marsden and Libby Wood, accompanied by the marvelous Tom Dickins, as your two gin historians, serving up their tales with intoxicating harmonies, del

Form, Pleasance Dome, Review


The constriction of order or the terror of chaos, these are two of the competing themes present in this engaging piece of physical theatre.