City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News

Beethoven Symphony No 7, Usher Hall, Review

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The final concert in this SCO season began with a composition by the German composer Jorg Widmann.

The Ladykillers, Assembly Roxy, Review

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King’s Cross ain’t what it used to be.

The Red Shoes, Festival Theatre Edinburgh, Review

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Matthew Bourne’s The Red Shoes marks the 30th anniversary of his ballet company New Adventures and is a fitting tribute to the power of art.

Sasha Regan’s All-Male Mikado or The Town of Titipu, King’s Theatre, Review

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There was a time when the performance of a Gilbert and Sullivan’s operettas was de rigeur at the end of term.

Dreamboats and Petticoats


The 10th anniversary tour of Dreamboats and Petticoats sails into Edinburgh for a week of fun loving, golden age rock and roll.

Joan Eardley: A Private View, SNG Modern 2, Review

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Art galleries are places of hush and reverence, like libraries used to be (remember that?).

Breakin' Convention, Festival Theatre Edinburgh, Review

Sadler’s Wells’ international festival of hip hop dance theatre Breakin’ Convention is back in Scotland for two days only.

Charlie Sonata, Lyceum, Review

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Once upon a time there was a man called Charlie whose surname had been so difficult to pronounce that it became Sonata. He had a son also called Charlie Sonata, who in turn had a son named Charles.

Safe Place, A Play, a Pie and a Pint, Traverse, Review

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Seeking sanctuary in the middle of the night at the home of a potential adversary is a cavalier act to say the least.

RSNO Tchaikovsky Pathétique, Usher Hall, Review


Moscow-born Alexander Scriabin's four minute Rêverie was the musically simple but enticing opening to a concert from three Russian composers.