City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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Edinburgh News: theatre


Trashed, Underbelly Cowgate, Review

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Goody’s life is rubbish. A one summer job on the bins has lasted for 19 years, during which he has carried a fair weight of garbage. Things have not gone well.

Double Feature, Gilded Balloon, Review

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Back in the golden days of cinema, for the price of one ticket. two films were shown back to back - the big picture and the B movie. It was known as a double feature.

Woolf, theSpace on North Bridge, Review

Abi Clarke and Tobias Grace as Virginia and Leonard in Woolf

Surrounded by vintage leather suitcases, higgledy-piggledy piles of papers and books, coats, umbrellas, Virginia sits at her desk studying a handwritten sheet of paper intently.

Stand By, Army Reserve Centre, Review

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Cop dramas have come a long way. The days of the avuncular desk sergeant who knows all his customers and the sight of the feet of the male and female officers pounding the beat in time are gone.

Education, Education, Education, Pleasance Dome, Review

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It’s the first day for Tobias, the new German language assistant at an ordinary English comprehensive school.

The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk, Traverse Theatre, Review

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The longing lyrics of the sorrowful old love song I’m making believe it’s you top and tail this mesmerising staging of the early life of Marc and Bella Chagall, who are the flying lovers of

What Lies Beneath, Zoo Pleasance, Review

What Lies Beneath - Romantika

From a small tent a back-lit figure emerges into the cold.

Tapeface, Pleasance Courtyard, Review

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Silent comedy and physical theatre like you’ve never seen before, Tape Face can only be described as spectacular.

Woolly: The Morose Merino, Assembly George Square Studios, Review

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A wacky premise: Woolly, a sappy, self-deprecating sheep, has an unorthodox tale about his luckless search for love and intimacy that brings him from Yorkshire to the grassy farms of Australia.

Died Blondes, theSpace@Jury's Inn, Review

Joan Ellis in Died Blondes

The succinct title neatly links the tragic tales of two glamorous women, a convicted murderer and an iconic screen goddess, which takes us on a journey from Holloway Prison in July 1955 to Hollywood,