City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News: theatre


The Giant Killers, Gilded Ballon Rose Street, Review

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Football is generally now regarded as a sport of the working class, but in its early days in the 19th century the opposite was true.

Follow Suit, Pleasance Courtyard, Review

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Physical comedy and biting social commentary on modern day "slacktivism" reign supreme with Follow Suit, a piece that feels as if The Three Stooges had beef with Machiavellian corporate culture.

Evocation, theSpace on the Mile, Review

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Evocation is an attempt to conjure up something of the restless and troubled spirit of fin de siècle Europe with a dramatized recital of seven poems by an obscure Belgian symbolist poet.

Confabulation, Pleasance Courtyard, Review

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Eamonn Fleming has vivid memories of attending a Motorhead concert at the age of thirteen in 1980.

The Gardener, Summerhall, Review

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Welcome to AGAS – The Amateur Gardening Appreciation Society.

EIF2017: The Divide Parts 1 and 2, King's Theatre, Review

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Currently dominating the advertising for the EIF, Alan Ayckbourn’s new play The Divide, in two parts, can hardly be missed when wandering Edinburgh’s city centre.

Elegy for an Echo, theSpace @ Jurys Inn, Review

Elegy for an Echo - Gin & Chronic Theatre

Connor is planning a special date night. Red rose; take-away; wine. It’s important that they make the best of the time that they have together.

Brutal Cessation, Assembly George Square, Review

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When a romantic partner behaves appallingly, they usually come back grovelling and licking their wounds - but in Milly Thomas’ new play Brutal Cessation, this metaphor is taken quite literall

Black Mountain, Roundabout at Summerhall, Review

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Rebecca and Paul have come out to the country to stay in an isolated house in the middle of a forest in the shadow of a mountain.

Jocky Wilson Said, Gilded Balloon Rose Street, Review

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One hundred and eighty! No, that’s not a top darts score but the number of miles that Scottish darts champion Jocky Wilson has to go to reach his next gig in Las Vegas