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Underbelly Introduce New Elements to Edinburgh’s Hogmanay Festival 2017/2018

Ed Bartlam and Charlie Wood, directors of Underbelly, unveil the Edinburgh's Hogmanay 2018 programme

On one of the sunniest, hottest day of the summer so far in Edinburgh, it seemed slightly incongruous to attend the media launch today at Mansfield Traquair for Ed

World Fringe Day: Fringe Thanks Edinburgh With Thousands of Freebies

Today is the inaugural World Fringe Day, a 24-hour celebration of the global fringe movement that was spawned when a group of upstart thespians launched a festival

Edinburgh Film Festival Launches Varied Programme For 2017

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Kevin Bacon, Oliver Stone, Kyra Sedgwick, and Stanley Tucci are among guests lined up for the 71st Edinburgh International Film Festival next m

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”.