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EIF 2017 Opera Preview

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Festival Director Fergus Linehan has given us nine operas this year, more than usual. He has told us of the central role opera took in the early days of the Festival.

EIF 2017 Theatre Programme Looks to its Roots for 70th Anniversary

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When the 2017 programme marking the event’s 70th anniversary was unveiled by Director Fergus Linehan on 15th March, the audience at the Assembly Hall on the Mound was reminded of its founding principl

Seventieth Edinburgh Festival Starts With a Bloom, Ends with a Bang

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The Edinburgh International Festival will mark its 70th year by remembering the spirit of 1947 when the first Edinburgh Festival was introduced aga

Hay Fever, Lyceum Theatre, Review

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The Blisses don’t live up to their heavenly name. They are a bohemian family of four living in the relative sticks of Cookham, Berkshire so not an immediate part of the London set of the 1920s.

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (2017), Edinburgh Playhouse, Review

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Once again Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd-Webber’s hit musical makes its way around the UK for the 50th Anniversary Tour, this time with 2009’s X Factor winner Joe McElderry at its head.

La Cage Aux Folles, Edinburgh Playhouse, Review

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If feathers tickle your fancy, or your fancy piece is fitted with feathers then make for the playhouse and “Open your eyes, for you have arrived at La Cage Aux Folles”.

The RSNO’s 2017:18 Season Announced

New music, more concerts and greater diversity as the RSNO celebrates the 175th anniversary of its founding organisation, the RSNO Chorus

LeithLate Announces Dates For 2017 Festival

LeithLate, that originated as a one-night event back in 2011, is still going strong 6 years later and now announces its dates for LeithLate17.

Historic Scotland Sees Annual Visitors Hit 4 Million Mark For First Time

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Historic Scotland, the agency that runs many of Scotland's historic sites, has recorded an unprecedented 4 million visitors over its current financial year.