City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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Edinburgh News: theatre

Woolf, theSpace on North Bridge, Review

Abi Clarke and Tobias Grace as Virginia and Leonard in Woolf

Surrounded by vintage leather suitcases, higgledy-piggledy piles of papers and books, coats, umbrellas, Virginia sits at her desk studying a handwritten sheet of paper intently.

Stand By, Army Reserve Centre, Review

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Cop dramas have come a long way. The days of the avuncular desk sergeant who knows all his customers and the sight of the feet of the male and female officers pounding the beat in time are gone.

Education, Education, Education, Pleasance Dome, Review


It’s the first day for Tobias, the new German language assistant at an ordinary English comprehensive school.

The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk, Traverse Theatre, Review

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The longing lyrics of the sorrowful old love song I’m making believe it’s you top and tail this mesmerising staging of the early life of Marc and Bella Chagall, who are the flying lovers of

What Lies Beneath, Zoo Pleasance, Review

What Lies Beneath - Romantika

From a small tent a back-lit figure emerges into the cold.

Tapeface, Pleasance Courtyard, Review

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Silent comedy and physical theatre like you’ve never seen before, Tape Face can only be described as spectacular.

Woolly: The Morose Merino, Assembly George Square Studios, Review


A wacky premise: Woolly, a sappy, self-deprecating sheep, has an unorthodox tale about his luckless search for love and intimacy that brings him from Yorkshire to the grassy farms of Australia.

Died Blondes, theSpace@Jury's Inn, Review

Joan Ellis in Died Blondes

The succinct title neatly links the tragic tales of two glamorous women, a convicted murderer and an iconic screen goddess, which takes us on a journey from Holloway Prison in July 1955 to Hollywood,

Parlour Games, Assembly Roxy, Review

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With two sheets, toy swords, one chair and a large chest, Tooth and Nail take you on a trip around the world with beautiful childlike vivacity.

Power Ballad, Summerhall, Review


Characters that don't take things nearly as far as Julia Croft in Power Ballad:
Count Olaf
Dr. Frankenfurter

Two Sides of the Curtain, theSpace on North Bridge, Review

Two Sides of the Curtain - Ada (Racheal Naylor)

“I, I can remember
Standing by the wall
And the guns shot above our heads
And we kissed, as though nothing could fall”

– Heroes by David Bowie.