City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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It’s a Wonderful Life; a radio play on stage, Scottish Storytelling Centre, Review

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Time has been spun back like an old 78 record to 1946, where it’s all fair isle slipovers, high piled hair, block heeled shoes, bow ties and braces.

RSNO: Tchaikovsky Five, Usher Hall, Review

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A seven minute film score opened the concert. Bernard Herrmann's career was in the film industry and he gained his fame for writing music which enhanced the visual action.

Shrek the Musical, Edinburgh Playhouse, Review

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Once upon a time has never been so lively, green, and grandiose with this tour of Shrek the Musical.

King’s and Festival Theatres announce this season’s Relaxed Performances

Over the last few years, the Festival City Theatres Trust has been building a programme of ‘relaxed performances’ that help to overcome physical barriers to attending the theatres and to foster a new

Jekyll & Hyde return for an alternative festive treat at the Storytelling Centre

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A bit sick of Christmas? Come indulge your dark side with a modern dramatisation of RL Stevenson’s 'The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde'.

A Bottle of Wine and Patsy Cline, Gilded Balloon Rose Street Theatre, Review

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As part of Edinburgh’s Christmas, the Gilded Balloon is staging A Bottle of Wine and Patsy Cline that was originally part of A Play, A Pie and A Pint at Òran Mór, with the dynamic Gail Watso

Cinderella, Traverse Theatre, Review

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Cinderella, this year’s Christmas show at the Traverse, is a wee gem for children aged nought to ninety.

The Nutcracker, Festival Theatre, Review, 2017

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Come one, come all! Feast your eyes and ears at the Festival Theatre for one of the most quintessential Christmas treats brought to us this year by Scottish Ballet.

Tin Soldier, Festival Studio, Review

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Far from the bright lights of panto and glittering decorations of George Street, the magic of Christmas comes to life with Bird of Paradise's Tin Soldier.

How to Disappear, Traverse, Review

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Beyond a sad wee half decorated tree that sits in the corner of the chaotic room where Robert Broom has lived for 12 years, there is ostensibly nothing seasonal about the latest play from Traverse Ass