City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News

Briefs: The Second Coming, Famous Spiegeltent, Review

If Priscilla ran away to join a circus cabaret troupe and ended up, not in a desert, but in a tent, in the centre of Edinburgh, at Christmas time – then the outcome might be something a bit like Brief

The Devil Masters, Traverse Theatre, Review

The Devil Masters - cast

Lara and Cameron get rather more than they bargained for in Iain Finlay Macdonald’s ‘The Devil Masters’. We, the audience, perhaps get rather less.

Adaptations of Vampire Film, Muriel Spark Psycho Thriller In National Theatre's 2015 Season

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Taking the theme of "belonging", something we all crave, the National Theatre of Scotland (NTS) is offering up this coming season exciting new cont

From the Writers Eye: Strange Town Season

Strange Town Christmas Season 2014

Strange Town – dubbed “Edinburgh's startlingly gifted young company” by respected critic Joyce McMillan, enable young people to fulfil their creative potential, showcasing these talents at the

Banff Mountain Film Festival on UK Tour in 2015


On Saturday 24 January, the Festival Theatre Edinburgh will see stories of breath-taking intensity screened in Scotland’s biggest cinema.

Jack and the Beanstalk, The Brunton, Review

Jack and the Beanstalk Costume Fitting.

Guid honest fun fae the Honest Toun!

Fire and Ice Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Usher Hall, Review

Kirill Gerstein

John Whitener's pre-concert talk in the Upper Circle Bar was full of cheer and joy and when he demonstrated on the tuba his audience was delighted.

Slava's Snowshow, Festival Theatre, Dec 2014, Review

Slava's Snow Show - Festival Theatre

Sometimes you have an experience that you know you will remember long into your life. A memory that will find you in many years to come and bring a gleaming smile to your face.

Miracle on 34th Street, Pitlochry Festival Theatre, Review

James Smillie as Santa Claus and Amy McVean as Hendrika

You may have seen, (perhaps several times), "Miracle on 34th Street", the 1947 classic Christmas movie, (starring Maureen O’Hara and a young Natalie Wood).

The BFG, Royal Lyceum Theatre, Review

BFG production

A young cast brings plenty of whizz-popping energy to this year’s Christmas show at the Lyceum - and the kids will love getting their mouths around ‘gobblefunk’ – the BFG’s very own, idiosyncratic lan

Gilded Balloon Comedy Club Tickets Go On Sale

Gilded Balloon director Karen Koren with comedians Raymond Mearns (left) and Kai Humphries

Thirty years after a fire in its Cowgate home forced its closure, tickets go on sale tomorrow for a revived Gilded Balloon Comedy Club.

Beethoven Piano Concerto No 4, Usher Hall, Review

The musicians in the Scottish Chamber Orchestra displayed their talented versatility at last night’s concert.

Aladdin, King's Theatre, Review

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Our theatre critic finds the annual traditional King's Theatre panto brings out his most festive side.

Brussels Philharmonic, Usher Hall, Review

Michel Tabachnik

In earlier days the Brussels Philharmonic, founded in 1935, was known as the BRT Philharmonic Orchestra and then as the Flemish Radio Orchestra.

The Christmas Truce Edinburgh Royal Choral Union, Greyfriars Kirk, Review

Edinburgh Royal Choral Union photo

As the picture shows there was a full audience on Sunday evening at Greyfriars Kirk - cheek-by-jowl with the Edinburgh Pro Musica Orchestra.

Stick Man, Spiegeltent, Review

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Edinburgh’s Christmas has begun and The Famous Spiegeltent is back in St.

Twelve Angry Men starring Tom Conti comes to Edinburgh

Reginald Rose’s Twelve Angry Men originated as a television play and has been successfully adapted for film, radio and stage.

Edinburgh Napier Chamber Orchestra, Stockbridge Parish Church, Review

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To open the concert, the distinguished Scottish composer Kenneth Dempster conducted the forty strong Edinburgh Napier Chamber Orchestra in the bright and cheerful overture to Idomeneo, Mozart's first

Rambert, EFT, Review

Rambert's Rooster - production image

Rambert may be Britain’s oldest dance company, but has never been afraid to move with the times – reflected in its continued commitment to commission exciting and innovative choreographers, composers

Handel's Messiah, Usher Hall, Review

Handel's Messiah, written in 1741 (in only three and half weeks) is one of the most popular choral works ever to be performed.