City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News


The Arabian Nights, Lyceum, Review

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The subdued and calming designs on the hanging cloths that drape the sides of the Lyceum stage totally belie the riot of colour and magic that is about to erupt in this world première of a new adaptat

Beauty and The Beast, The Brunton, Review

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This is the time of year when disbelief is suspended so high that it gey near goes in to outer space.

RSNO: Oundjian Conducts Brahms’ Requiem, Usher Hall, Review

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Of all the music composed by Gabriel Fauré his Pavane is the most popular. Fauré was the leader of his generation of French composers.

Bach Christmas Oratorio, Queen's Hall, Review

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Entering into the festive mood, the concert last night was J S Bach’s Christmas Oratorio.

National Theatre of Scotland announces 2018 Season

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Following a launch at the National Theatre of Scotland’s new headquarters Rockvilla in Glasgow, the company (NTS) announces its shows for the forthcoming 2018 Season.

Legally Blonde, Festival Theatre Edinburgh, Review

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From unpublished novel, to critically acclaimed chick-flick success the tale of Elle Woods’ entrance to the bar appears to have found its apogee in the musical theatre world.

La Clique Noël, Festival Square Spiegeltent, Review

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It’s a long time since the epithets ‘douce’ and ‘dour’ have been applied to Edinburgh.

RSNO: Scheherazade, Usher Hall, Review

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The concert opened with the bright and cheerful Suite from Les biches. Poulenc was 24 when he wrote the ballet score Les biches for Diaghilev and at a stage in his life when he was high spirited.

Reflections of a Constant Monk, Scottish Storytelling Centre, Review

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A mixture of parables, poetry, and music, Reflections of a Constant Monk is, at best, abstract and imaginative and, at worst, aimlessly frenetic.

Scottish Opera’s La Traviata, Festival Theatre, Review

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With the autumn leaves falling we quickly gathered that Violetta had not been well but was now able to throw a party.