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Wildfire Theatre Begins Pioneering Programme at Traverse

Wildfire Theatre has landed and they’re on a mission.

Royal Scottish National Orchestra: Oundjian Conducts Bruckner Eight, Usher Hall, Review


With Peter Oundjian on his rostrum and Christian Blackshaw at the piano we heard the pompous opening of Mozart's Piano Concerto No 25.

Cirque Berserk, Festival Theatre, Review


Ladies and gentlemen, roll up! Roll up! Come and witness as the Cirque Berserk troupe unpack all of the ‘Big Top’ necessities onto the Festival Theatre stage.

Edinburgh International Children’s Festival includes new show from Catherine Wheels and National Theatre of Scotland

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A co-production from award winning Lothian based children’s theatre company Catherine Wheels and the National Theatre of Scotland, that begins a tour of Scotland early May, will form part of this year

The Weir, King's Theatre, Review


Lights flicker in a cosy, small town Irish pub. Eerie music plays so softly it plays tricks on your mind, making you wonder if it’s really there or if you’re imagining it.

The Sound of Music 2018, Edinburgh Playhouse, Review


If The Sound of Music is one of your favourite things, then this production is all the warm woollen mittens you’ll need this chilly February.

The Belle’s Stratagem, Lyceum, Review

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Hannah Cowley’s near forgotten 18th century feminine riposte to George Farquhar’s earlier play The Beaux’ Stratagem has been revived in a hilarious fantoosh farce by the master of the form, T

Showtime from the Frontline, Traverse Theatre, Review


Mark Thomas has a long history of picking his way through a precarious path, with protest on one side and comedy on the other, so it’s rather fitting that the inspiration for his latest gig, Showt

The Match Box, Traverse, Review

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The unspeakable tragedy of losing a child lies at the heart of this Frank McGuinness’ 2012 monologue The Match Box.

Noel Coward's Private Lives, Brunton Theatre, Review

Gareth Bennett-Ryan and Helen Keeley in Private Lives, London Classic Theatre (photo credit, Sheila Burnett)

“Chance rules my life” comments Amanda to Victor, on the first night of their honeymoon. “It was chance meeting you. It was chance falling in love; it's chance that we're here ..

Pressure, King's Theatre, Review 2018

Pressure (by Drew-Farrell)

Four years after Pressure premiered in Edinburgh at the Lyceum in 2014, the play returns to the city with David Haig once again at its head.