City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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Xenos, Festival Theatre, EIF, Review

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Akram Khan’s trust in the power of collaboration is significantly rewarded in a new piece of work, delivering a performance of profound and intimate intensity.

EIBF 2018: European Literature in Translation

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These two talks by European writers at the Edinburgh Book Festival had themes of storytelling in common, with an emphasis on loss – of country, language, memory and the kind of losses and suffering in

Bilal Zafar: Lovebots, Just the Tonic at the Mash House, Review

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My mother had one piece of advice for me when dealing with bullies, “Kill ‘em with kindness.” Bilal and my mother clearly have some things in common, because that is exactly what the comedian has done

La Maladie de la Mort, Lyceum, EIF Review

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As part of their residency at the 2018 Edinburgh International Festival (EIF), Paris company Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord brings La Maladie de la Mort, an adaptation of the 1982 novella by Mar

All About Miss Jean Brodie, Edinburgh International Book Festival, Review

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As part of the Muriel Spark 100 celebrations, Alan Taylor, literary critic, writer and close friend of the late Muriel Spark, and Candia McWilliam, the award winning novelist discussed Spark’s most fa

The Trail to Oregon!, TheSpace on North Bridge, Review

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“It’s Oregon or bust!” This audience-interactive, campy musical The Trail to Oregon! brings to life the classic (and educational!) childhood computer game every 90’s-born American loves.

Cathedral Festival Evensong, St Mary’s Cathedral, Review

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St Mary’s Cathedral provided us with some excellent music for this celebration of the Assumption, or the ‘Feast of St Mary’.

Organ Recitals in the City, St Andrew’s & St George’s West, Review

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This was the second in a series of lunchtime recitals in the Georgian setting of St Andrew’s and St George’s West Church.

Réversible, Assembly Rooms, Review

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An utterly magnificent spectacle to behold, The 7 Fingers’ Réversible is a stunning dance, circus and theatre performance that will leave you speechless.

Camp Be Yourself, Underbelly Cowgate, Review

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Welcomed to Camp Be Yourself with an over-excited “yass!” and ear to ear grins, Box. Theatre Company are here to help Edinburgh Fringe goers be the best campers they can be.

Death is the New Porn, theSpace @ Venue 45, Review

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“Local man found dead in the town of Danderhall”. They are in the news regularly these days, not their faces of course, but the exploits of the Edinburgh Vigilantes.