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Black Beauty, Traverse, Review

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Flann O'Brien’s gloriously comic novel The Third Policeman contains the strange and memorable concept “…that people who spent most of their natural lives riding iron bicycles… get their pers

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Lyceum, Review

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There’s a sense of wonder in the Lyceum as a series of hot air balloons held together with string and that could have been made by an enthusiastic Victorian schoolboy float around the starry ceiling o

Jack and the Beanstalk, King's Theatre, Review

Beanstalk magic

For many people, old-fashioned panto is a creaky anachronism where men dressing as women shouldn’t be that hilarious, baddies are ugly and goodies are pretty, people of restricted growth are clowns an

Five Guys Named Moe, Festival Square Theatre, Review

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The storyline in Clarke Peters’s hit is one of the most slender in comedy musical history: Nomax has the blues as he’s lost his girl. Does he go woo her to get her back or draw a line and move on?

Cinderella Announced as King’s 2017/18 Panto

The needles may still be intact on the Christmas trees, Santa notes may still be being written and not one cracker has been pulled but The King’s Theatre Edinburgh is

Aladdin, Brunton, Review

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We’ve not even had St Andrew’s Day but the panto season has begun and one of the first off the starting blocks is Musselburgh’s Brunton.

Edinburgh's Christmas Underway With Light Night

Choir at Christmas Light Night in Edinburgh

The streets are decked, the markets are open, and the skaters gliding in circles around the Melville Monument.

Sledgeloads of Fun in Edinburgh’s Santa Land This Christmas!

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The shows are here! That was a cry that always echoed great excitement among youngsters.

A Tale of Two Cities (2016), King's Theatre, Review

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A Tale of Two Cities was Dicken’s favourite of his creations and one of which he was immensely proud, and it is easy to see why.

The Man Who Followed His Legs (and Kept On Walking), The Studio at the Festival Theatre, Review

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The world has only been at peace for about 8% of its recorded history.

Grain in the Blood, Traverse, Review

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Pagan rituals impact on the modern world in this tense drama from writer and Traverse Associate Artist Rob Drummond.