City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News: theatre


Fringe Promoter Understairs Goes Under

The Fringe promoter Understairs who, earlier this month, lost one of their key venues the Apostolic Church has gone into liquidation days before the Fringe kicks off.

Fringe Comedians Forced To Reloco To Soco

Just The Tonic's 12 comedy shows are relocating to C Venues Soco - the tented Fringe venue at the gap site in the Cowgate, formerly occupied by the Gilded Balloon.

'e Polish Quine

Toward the end of the nineteenth century, a number of Scots farmers emigrated to Poland to manage and improve the farms owned by Polish aristocrats.

Sunshine on Leith (2007) Review

The enduring success of 'Desert Island Discs' lies in recognising music and song as integral to the narratives which make up our lives.

Aalst Review

'Knowing is what we do to other people
when they're not there', Adam Phillips reminds us. This statement hits

Fergus Lamont

In the hands of Gerry Mulgrew and Communicado, Robin Jenkins' attempt to portray early twentieth century Scotland's social and psychic divisions takes to the stage with gusto and aplomb

Carthage Must Be Destroyed Review

Alan Wilkins' epic for four actors kicks off in a public bathhouse, where Gregor, a Senator (Sean Campion), and Marcus, (Damian Lynch) an up-and-coming operator, await the arrival of Cato (Tony Guilfoyle).

Tutti Frutti Review

The only things a fully-grown man has to fear in this world are a fully grown woman and an unopened bank statement. Advice to a friend in 'relationship difficulties' might be more appropriately offered to the characters who make up 'The Majestics', John Byrne's tribute band

Man of the Mancha Review

This 1965 Broadway musical hit received Tony Awards for best musical, score, and libretto. It's based on the epic tale by Miguel de Cervantes, Don Quixote de la Mancha (1605), regarded as the first modern novel.

The Play What I Wrote Review

During the 1970s and early 80s one of the TV highlights of the year was the Morecambe and Wise Christmas show, watched some years by over 25 million viewers - half the UK population.

Monks Review

Des Dillon first made his name as a poet, novelist and short story writer before turning to the theatre. Many of the themes and characters are linked to his own experience growing up in Coatbridge and the working class lives around the harsh industrial landscape of slagpits and steelworks.