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Edinburgh News: theatre


Scottish Parliament to Host Performance of Gary McNair’s Locker Room Talk

Locker Room Talk, the provocative piece of event theatre conceived as a response to the sexually aggressive comments made

From the Air, A Play, a Pie and a Pint, Traverse, Review

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There’s a saying that if a couple can dance together, they can do anything together.

Gilded Balloon Launches First Winter Programme In Year-Round West End Venue

This year’s Fringe saw a new Gilded Balloon venue at Edinburgh’s Rose Street in the West End.

Vision Mechanics' make successful Dragons’ lair at Drumhor

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Over 2000 audience members have already made the trip to Prestongrange to experience Dragons of Drummohr in its first two weeks, meaning a resounding success for site specific theatre makers

Hedda Gabler, Festival Theatre Edinburgh, Review

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Ibsen’s Hedda Gabler, in a new version by Patrick Marber, directed by Ivo van Hove, is stark and bleak and leaves a lingering sense of empty despair.

Top Dairy Firm Rowan Glen to Sponsor Cinderella at King’s Theatre’s

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This year Cinderella will go to the ball thanks to her new fairy godmother, or should that be ‘dairy’ godmother?

Blanche & Butch, Summerhall, Review

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Bird of Paradise Theatre’s Blanche & Butch is 75 minutes of ostentatious, exaggerated, theatrical, sober, serious-minded, crap-cutting, top-quality and freakishly stylish entertainment.

Love Song to Lavender Menace, Lyceum Rehearsal Studio, Review

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In the middle of Margaret Thatcher’s icy reign over the UK, parts of Edinburgh may have been checking if visitors had had their tea as they wrapped fur coats round knickerless backsides, but other par

Man to Man, Traverse, Review

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Gender fluidity is very much a topical issue today. People who feel trapped in bodies of the wrong gender now have choices at their disposal to allow a different life.

Dragons of Drummohr, Drummohr House & Grounds, Review

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If you’re up for some pre-Hallowe’en outdoor adventure Drummohr is the place to go.