City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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Scottish Ballet's Swan Lake, Theatre Royal Glasgow, Review

Swan Lake, Scottish Ballet (credit, Andy Ross)

This year, dance lovers can flock to see a diverse Bevy of Swans, or to use a more apt expression, a Lamentation of Swans appearing around the UK.

Galleries: The Scottish Endarkenment


‘The Scottish Endarkenment’ arrives at the Dovecote Gallery as an exhibition created (rather than curated) by Bill Hare and Andrew Patrizio of the University of Edi

Avenue Q (2016), King's Theatre, Review


What do you get when you put the educational premise and puppetry style of Sesame Street, a cynical yet insightful depiction of humanity and an ear-worming soundtrack onto the same stage?

A Midsummer Night's Dream and Henry V, King's Theatre, Review


This year, the 400th since the death of the world's most iconic literary mind, marks the first tour for gender blind company Merely Theatre with their Shakespearian double bill.

TradTalk Explores Diverse Voices in Traditional Culture


The ‘traditional arts’ are often referred to as ‘The Voice of the People’, but what do we mean by ‘the people’ and do they speak with one voice?

Mary Poppins (2016), Festival Theatre, Edinburgh, Review

Zizi Strallen as Mary Poppins with the company performing Step in Time. (Photo credit Johan Persson)

There seems to be a dearth of originality by lyricists and composers these days when it comes to creating stage musicals.

The Iliad, Royal Lyceum, Review

Iliad Production

Set in and around ‘windy Troy’, Chris Hannan’s re-imagining of ‘The Iliad’ opens bathed in a sunshine that belies the events about to unfold.

Let it Be (2016), Playhouse, Review

Let It Be - Shea Stadium - Credit David Munn Photography.jpg

Let it Be the musical is marketed as ‘The Beatles’ show you never got to see’.

Guys and Dolls, Edinburgh Playhouse, Review

Guys - find your fedoras, and dolls - get your garters out, as Frank Loessers bold and brash adaptation hits the Edinburgh leg of its tour.

Citadel Arts Group brings Double Bill about Doctors and Dockers to Leith Festival

Leith Dockers by Kat Gollock.jpg

For the 7th year running, Citadel Arts Group is part of the annual Leith Festival with plays inspired by local stories and memories.

Edinburgh International Festival 2016 Begins and Ends at Castle

Fergus Linehan launches EIF 2016 program

A large scale, digitally animated light show projected onto Edinburgh Castle battlements, and set to a soundtrack compiled by Scottish rock band Mogwai, will take