City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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Edinburgh News: theatre


Birdsong, King’s Theatre, Review

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One hundred years on from the Great War we find ourselves in another age of political uncertainty.

Creditors, Royal Lyceum Theatre, Review

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David Greig’s adaptation of Strindberg’s Creditors delves into the turbulent and murky waters of the human mind to deliver a savage expose of love and revenge.

The Persians (A Play a Pie and a Pint), Traverse Theatre, Review

The Persians

A Scot, an Englishman, and a Northern Irish woman walk into a bar…

Eulogy (A Play a Pie and a Pint), Traverse Theatre, Review

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All are gathered here today to celebrate the life of Sandy Munro, a life that is certainly illustrious, albeit, rarely what the eulogisers would deem celebratory.

Gut, Traverse, Review

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There’s a line in this début full-length original play from Frances Poet that asks “… how did we get from here to there?” This line sums up the jagged journey of inexperienced parents Maddy (Kirsty S

Warhorse 2018, Festival Theatre, Review

Warhorse 2018

Firmly in the saddle of their 10th Anniversary UK tour, the National Theatre return to the Festival Theatre with their awe-inspiring production of Warhorse, and with Handspring Puppet Company

Margaret Saves Scotland,(A Play, a Pie and a Pint), Traverse Theatre, Review

Tori Burgess as Margaret in Margaret Saves Scotland by Val McDermid

“ Nothing sells newspapers more than a good murder” is one of the grim comments about a Missing Girl, reflecting on George Orwell’s 1952 essay on the British obsession with murder.

Little Light, Puppet Animation Festival, Brunton, Review

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Taking off shoes and heading stocking soled in to an enticing Bedouin tent on the stage of the Brunton stage already holds intrigue for adults and curiosity for the children.

Valentina’s Galaxy, EISF, Summerhall, Review

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In 1963, the world’s first female cosmonaut, Valentina Tereshkova, was rocketed in to space where she orbited the earth no less than 48 times.

Locker Room Talk, Traverse Theatre, Review

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Gary McNair, being a man, has the unique ability to be invited into frank conversations with men all too willing to share, and own, their sexist views on women.