City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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Cockpit, Lyceum, Review

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Bridget Boland’s bold site- specific play must have rocked its audiences when it was first performed in London’s Playhouse in 1948.

Love and Death in Govan and Hyndland, A Play, a Pie and a Pint, Traverse, Review

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Ivan was brought up in Govan, ‘the land of the beige raincoat and the tightly gripped message bag’ and now lives in Glasgow’s ‘leafy’ west end district of Hyndland, home to the world famous cattle (Gl

The Kite Runner, King’s Theatre, Review

The Kite Runner - Photo by Betty Laura Zapata

“I became what I am today at the age of twelve … “

So Amir begins to unearth a buried past of unatoned sins that has been clawing its way out since that overcast winter of 1975.

Welcome My Son, Assembly Roxy, Review

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The dim, pillared space that is Roxy Central, where shadows play across the old stones creating a slightly creepy atmosphere even before the lights go down for a show, lends itself perfectly to a Goth

Edinburgh Soup teams up with Firstport to support local social enterprise start-ups

Edinburgh Soup, the innovative live music and fundraising night, based on the original successful Detroit SOUP founded in the Detroit’s Mexicantown in 2010, has teamed up with social enterprise charit

A Streetcar Named Desire, King’s Theatre, Review

A Streetcar - Rapture Theatre

Rapture Theatre return to the King’s Theatre with a play deemed one of the most significant of all time - but sadly an apparent reliance on this weighty statement is not enough.

Jury Play, Traverse Theatre, Review

 John Bett and the Jury - Jury Play. Image Mihaela Bodlovic

Grid Iron is the Edinburgh theatre company renowned for their new-writing, site-specific productions.

Sunset Boulevard, Playhouse Theatre, Review

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"I am big. It's the pictures that got small."

Pleading (A Play, a Pie and a Pint), Traverse, Review

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Two childhood sweethearts, Freya (Kim Allan) and Michael (Daniel Cameron), have set out on a gap year travelling adventure to see the world before starting University and in doing so trying to patch u

Damned Rebel Bitches, Traverse Theatre, Review

Damned Rebel Bitches

Eighty-something Ella is not the usual cardigan-donning, hard-candy-sooking pensioner - she’s a damned rebel bitch.