City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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Brunton Cinderella panto rehearsals underway

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Back in August nearly 100 young people from across the county who could sing, dance and act attended open auditions to join the cast of this year’s pantomime at The Brunton, Cinderella.

A Play, A Pie and A Pint, 140 Million Miles, Traverse, Review

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How far would you go to start a new life? Crossing continents is scary enough but a journey in a capsule across galaxies is a bigger step altogether.

The Bodyguard the Musical, Edinburgh Playhouse, Review

Alexandra Burke and Stuart Reid as Rachel and Frank in The Bodyguard, the Musical

You may not know the name Lawrence Kasdan but he’s a major Hollywood screenwriter of such movies as Raiders of the Lost Ark, The Big Chill and The Empire Strikes Back.

Scotttish Ballet Autumn Season 2015, Festival Theatre, Edinburgh, Review

Scene from Elsa Canasta - Nick Holder, The Singer, with Scottish Ballet dancers. (photo credit, Andy Ross)

In the week which celebrates World Ballet Day (1st October), the audience at the Festival Theatre was treated to the inspiring Autumn Season touring programme of premiere works.

RSNO Mahler's Resurrection, Usher Hall, Review


One powerful symphony for the Season's Opener.

Brave New World, King's Theatre, Review

A timely adaptation of Huxley’s Brave New World ironically offers food for thought that fails to nourish.

A Play, A Pie and A Pint, Kontoble (The Shamen and the Boy), Traverse, Review

In Glasgow, people tend to speak at bus stops but it’s not every day that you meet a West African shaman there.

Video: Cockenzie Power Station Demolition

Today a piece of Edinburgh's local landscape was transformed with the demolition of the two 500-foot towers of the Cockenzie coal-fired power station in East Lothian.

Michael Ball, Master Class in Sales Promotion of Mack & Mabel

Michael Ball was in great form at the Playhouse promoting 'Mack & Mabel'.

Waiting for Godot, Royal Lyceum Theatre, Review

Waiting for Godot

One might imagine theatre has had its share of revolutionary moments, but most of its past is of incremental adjustments.