City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News


RSNO: Beethoven and Sibelius, Usher Hall, Review

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Gardner's Question Time was how Principal Double Bass, Ana Cordova, introduced the pre-concert talk with conductor, Edward Gardner.

Man to Man, Traverse, Review

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Gender fluidity is very much a topical issue today. People who feel trapped in bodies of the wrong gender now have choices at their disposal to allow a different life.

Scottish Ballet: Stravinsky, Festival Theatre Edinburgh, Review

Andrew Peasgood and Constance Devernay in The Fairy's Kiss by Sir Kenneth MacMillan (photo credit, Andy Ross)

This brilliantly conceived programme pairs two contrasting ballets featuring Stravinsky scores, in which each dramatic narrative shares a similar subtext where a femme fatale predator aims to disturb

Dragons of Drummohr, Drummohr House & Grounds, Review

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If you’re up for some pre-Hallowe’en outdoor adventure Drummohr is the place to go.

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.