City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News: theatre


Death is the New Porn, theSpace @ Venue 45, Review

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“Local man found dead in the town of Danderhall”. They are in the news regularly these days, not their faces of course, but the exploits of the Edinburgh Vigilantes.

Henry, Pleasance Dome, Review

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This year, London based master puppeteers, Blind Summit, bring their UK première of Henry: A Puppet Possessed, that was produced in association with the Italian Cultural Centre in Pistoia, il

The Lucky Durhams, theSpace @ Venue45, Review

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In a sandbagged, water-filled and rat infested First World War trench three soldiers wait for the moment when they go over the top.

Backup, Summerhall, Review

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Stretching out in front of a parka clad and beanie hatted figure is a table-top wintry landscape, dotted with pine trees and little settlements of houses, lights glowing warmly.

Build a Rocket, Pleasance Courtyard, Review

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Yasmin is a smart cookie and has always had a way with words. She is also an angry young woman.

Forget Me Nots, Army@Summerhall, Review

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Making their home in the Army Base in conjunction with Army@TheFringe, British/Icelandic theatre company Rokkur Friggjar return to the fringe with a new play set in World War II.

Queen of the Air, theSpace @ Surgeons Hall, Review

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It’s 1937, a time when it was still possible to fall off the radar and simply disappear.

Diamond, Underbelly Bristo Square, Review

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A series of plays being performed at the Festival Fringe 2018 is the result of a creative initiative by BBC Arts and Avalon.

The Conditioning, C aquila, Review

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I couldn’t see in the dark. I panicked. It all happened so fast … I am a killer. I am conditioned to kill.

Para Handy: A Radio Play on Stage, PQA 2 @ Riddle’s Court, Review

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Neil Munro’s belovèd characters, who crew the Clyde puffer The Vital Spark, are deep in the psyche of Scots of previous generations.

Dreamland, ZOO Southside, Review

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Not so long ago, in the not so distant City of London it was the dawn of an age of prosperity; battles were won over never ending riches – but in times of crisis people search for meaning.