‘Teenage angst in the North East’ was how Neil Gunn’s novel was once described to this reviewer. It is, of course, much more than that.
Ghillie Dhu is a splendid, new, high-ceilinged venue, with a long mirrored bar reminiscent of Manet’s A Bar at the Folies- Bergère.
Chopin was on his way from Warsaw to London but stopped off in Paris and loved it so much that he stayed. This was in 1830 after the November Uprising.
Under the low-ceilinged, whitewashed cellar bar of Henderson’s, not so unlike that in Burns’ cottage, the five actors sat around the room perfectly dressed in the period and already in
A star of comedy shows such as Jam, Big Train, and Brass Eye, Kevin Eldon is clearly showing the benefit of his comedy education in his breakthrough stand-up act. The name, “Titting About” is oddly apt, though not in a negative way.
The sex trade is something which Edinburgh is all too familiar with, from stag-do’s to prostitution, the city doesn’t exactly come up clean. This makes this all the more pertinent.
Every journey has a beginning and every family has a past. In each there are forgotten chapters.
As the publicity people might say, "If you liked Friends, then you'll probably like Edges," a musical with a cast of six, singing about relationships, coming of age, and life in general.<
H P Lovecraft was a horror/fantasy writer of some repute. Although not mainstream even in his own genre he did create a cult following and his books still have a simmering demand.
Take two red-nosed clowns, a chair, a wee stage and a box of vegetables and you’ve got the mad set of compressed circus acts that is Cirque de Legume.
A single woman looks back on her life, and reveals a very special, hidden talent
To mark the opening of the Edinburgh International Festival (EIF) on Friday 13th, director Jonathan Mills was photographed on Calton Hill flying the flags of the man
Fame is always a safe bet when trying to choose a good musical, and this abridged version did not disappoint.
It’s 32°c in Ithaca, and as one of the characters in Enda Walsh’s imagining of Odysseus’ return observes "That’s hot." It gets considerably hotter for the four
Martin Creed won the prestigious Turner Prize in 2001 for “The Lights Going On and Off (work 227).” As well as being a visual artist, Creed is a musician, writer and film-maker, inspired by all aspects of the arts, performance and popular culture.
Grandpa Fredo has sadly been dead for quite some time – he’s being preserved in dry ice by his grieving nephew, the sole proponent of a utopian society from which death will be eliminat
It’s a packed house for Wolf.
This one woman show narrates the story of a Canadian girl’s visit to London when invited to take part in a summer art course for a group of the most talented students and to exhibit their wo
Open letter calls for First Minister Salmond to exercise some badly needed control on public money being wasted on Edinburgh trams project.
Liszt’s transcriptions of three Schubert songs on the Yamaha piano started the recital by Akiko Okamoto.