It is hard to believe that when one of the most famous of all operas was first performed in Paris in 1875 Spain was a far-away and exotic country hard to reach over the Pyrenees.
Pitlochry Festival Theatre announced today the sad news that the wonderful Stage and TV actor, Leon Sinden passed away yesterday morning. He had been battling cancer for the last two years.
The Edinburgh International Festival has revealed it will present the Salzburg Festival’s internationally acclaimed production of Bellini’s Norma as part of Festival 2016.
Now in its ninth year, manipulate Visual Theatre Festival, an innovative international festival of visual theatre and film presented by Puppet Animation Scotland, returns in January 2016 to c
Edward Bruce's (brother of the more famous Robert) campaigns in Ireland receive blank looks or shuffled feet when mentioned in Scotland, so Black Dingo Productions are to be congratulated in taking on
Summerhall is delighted to announce that it has won the Dan Crawford Award for Innovation at the Empty Space... Peter Brook 2015 Awards.
Jason Donovan made a flying visit to Edinburgh on a day that the U.K. was shrouded in fog.
“I love this city, and always shall. I write about it. I dream about it.
Jim is searching for his thingummy. He can’t seem to find it no matter where he looks, and isn’t sure quite what it was in the first place.
George Lucas's 1971 feature debut THX 1138 has never felt more prescient in its depiction of a future dystopia in which the populace are kept as docile workers by a ruthless authority manifested as fa
The Scottish Chamber Orchestra programme at the Queen’s Hall featured Finland – the conductor Tuomas Hannikainen; the violinist Pekka Kuusisto and the composer Lotta Wennakoski, whose composition ‘Ver
Laura Wade’s adaptation of the 1998 novel from Sarah Waters, Tipping the Velvet, is a grand celebration of theatricality, theatre and in particular the Lyceum Theatre.
The Greek myth of Prometheus is reworked into a series of poems at this year’s Scottish International Storytelling Festival, performed by writer-actor Philip Knight and set to the haunting guitar of e
Summerhall is delighted to announce that they have been nominated for the Dan Crawford Award for Innovation at the Empty Space... Peter Brook 2015 Awards.
It was a privilege to be invited once again to the annual Swiss Ambassador’s Award Concert which is the show case for the year’s winners of the competition among young Swiss musicians.
The Royal New Zealand Ballet’s resurrection of Giselle is a revelation.
In 1746, when Samuel Johnson set out on creating the compilation of what was to be his renowned Dictionary of the English Language, he knew it wasn’t a one man job.
RLS Day on 13 November 2015, Edinburgh’s annual celebration of one of its most famous authors Robert Louis Stevenson, is set for its largest programme yet
Richard Alston Dance Company was back in Edinburgh for one night only, performing three dances from a repertoire spanning two decades of exciting choreography.
"Ten little Soldier boys went out to dine;
One choked his little self and then there were nine.
Nine little Soldier Boys sat up very late;
One overslept himself and then there were eight...