City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News

PASSout 2018, Traverse Theatre, Review


As part of Edinburgh’s GLOW Festival 2018, the graduating students of Performing Arts Studio Scotland return to the traverse with PASSout 2018.

Edinburgh Film Festival Releases Full Programme

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The full programme for the 2018 Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) has now been released with around 121 new features, including 21 world premieres, from 48 countr

Foot Tapping Times Ahead at Summerhall

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Edinburgh's independent arts venue, Summerhall, has some swinging summer surprises in store.

Sunshine on Leith, King’s Theatre, Review

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A decade on from its Dundee debut, with awards and a silver screen version to boot, James Brining and Stephen Greenhorn’s jukebox musical of The Proclaimers hits has taken on a life of its own, and th

Ma, Pa and the Little Mouths, Traverse, Review


There’s a line in the film Peter’s Friends when Stephen Fry’s character likens the process of being born “ [being] dropped down a random chimney...and … be able to get on with the set of

EIFF Reveals Strong Scottish Vein In International Line-up

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With just a week until the full programme launch for the 72nd Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF), we’re getting a picture of some of

Fife Theatre Company Takes on Topic of Love and Disability

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Scottish theatre company Cutting Edge Theatre is touring a new play this summer that sensitively explores questions of love and disability.

Royal Scottish National Orchestra: Der Rosenkavalier, Usher Hall, Review


When a young Richard Strauss showed his playful scherzo to the conductor Hans von Bülow, for whom he was working, it was rejected and considered unplayable.

Leitheatre to Showcase Pinter’s Homecoming

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Pinter, one of England’s greatest modern playwrights, was also an outspoken social commentator and renowned for his witty put-downs.

Anatomy Presents Cabaret-on-the-Edge at the Traverse Theatre

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Anatomy, based here in Edinburgh, produces art in the cabaret-style, bringing together a wide and wild variety of acts from across Scotland and beyond.

Mendelssohn Violin Concerto, Usher Hall, Review

Last night’s concert at the Usher Hall was the final one in the SCO season. Devoted to works in the nineteenth century it began with Beethoven’s Leonore Overture No 3.