City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News


Royal Scottish National Orchestra: Oundjian Conducts Shostakovich’s Leningrad, Usher Hall, Review

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This was Peter Oundjian's second last appearance in the Usher Hall after his six years as Music Director of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra.

Fat Friends, Edinburgh Playhouse, Review

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Morphing from a quaint television sitcom into a tick-box musical, Fat Friends storms onto stages throughout the UK in the 2018 tour.

Warhorse 2018, Festival Theatre, Review

Warhorse 2018

Firmly in the saddle of their 10th Anniversary UK tour, the National Theatre return to the Festival Theatre with their awe-inspiring production of Warhorse, and with Handspring Puppet Company

Margaret Saves Scotland, Traverse Theatre, Review

Tori Burgess as Margaret in Margaret Saves Scotland by Val McDermid

“ Nothing sells newspapers more than a good murder” is one of the grim comments about a Missing Girl, reflecting on George Orwell’s 1952 essay on the British obsession with murder.

Matthew Bourne's 'Highland Fling', Scottish Ballet, Festival Theatre Edinburgh, Review

James and The Sylph in Matthew Bourne's Highland Fling by Scottish Ballet

La Sylphide, first choreographed by Filippo Taglioni in 1832 for Paris Opera, shocked the ballet world with its revolutionary fantasy tale about a hopeless and fatal love affair between a human being

Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, King's Theatre, Review

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The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde astonished its audiences when it was first published in 1886 and has continued to do so for more than a century since.

Scottish Opera Announces 2018/19 Season

Rigoletto opens the new Season with director Matthew Richardson (The Devil Inside 2016) and Olivier Award-winning designer Jon Morrell reviving their powerful 2011 production of Verdi’s masterpiece.

Little Light, Puppet Animation Festival, Brunton, Review

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Taking off shoes and heading stocking soled in to an enticing Bedouin tent on the stage of the Brunton stage already holds intrigue for adults and curiosity for the children.

Valentina’s Galaxy, EISF, Summerhall, Review

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In 1963, the world’s first female cosmonaut, Valentina Tereshkova, was rocketed in to space where she orbited the earth no less than 48 times.

Locker Room Talk, Traverse Theatre, Review

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Gary McNair, being a man, has the unique ability to be invited into frank conversations with men all too willing to share, and own, their sexist views on women.