City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News: theatre


Roman Candle, Greenside @ Infirmary Street, Review

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There are other things Angie would rather be doing, but “it’s fine”. Until the day it isn’t.

Mistero Buffo, Underbelly Cowgate, Review

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“Gather round, people! hear ye! The jongleur is here! I am going to play a satire for you.

Shackleton's Stowaway, theSpace@Surgeon's Hall, Review

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The chilling words of an advertisement, allegedly published in The Times by Shackleton to recruit men for his Endurance expedition the Antarctic.

Salon Mika On Bare Feet Street

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The Edinburgh Fringe can be a hard mistress/master. And after the initial exhilaration of the first week, the hard and bitter challenge of this entertainment industry cage fight can begin to bite.

Elise, Pleasance Courtyard, Review

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Although the legendary Poet Allen Ginsberg called the Beat Generation a “Boy Gang”, they were surrounded by a coterie of intelligent, inspirational female friends, lovers, wives: Carolyn Cassady, Joy

Grail Project, Bedlam Theatre, Review

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In our sleep we dream, trying to escape, but every day we must wake to overcome anew - to take up our quest.

Sex Shells, Underbelly Cowgate, Review

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London’s camp cabaret quartet, Sex Shells is a shameless satirical show certain to have you screaming for more.

Signals, Pleasance Courtyard, Review

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When it’s the centre of your universe, doubting the existence of extra-terrestrial life can never be a good thing.

In Loyal Company, Pleasance Courtyard, Review

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“If there’s one thing I am good at its running away”, pants young Arthur Robinson as he sprints off with a stolen loaf of bread.

Xenos, Festival Theatre, EIF, Review

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Akram Khan’s trust in the power of collaboration is significantly rewarded in a new piece of work, delivering a performance of profound and intimate intensity.

La Maladie de la Mort, Lyceum, EIF Review

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As part of their residency at the 2018 Edinburgh International Festival (EIF), Paris company Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord brings La Maladie de la Mort, an adaptation of the 1982 novella by Mar