Victor Hugo’s Hunchback of Notre Dame gets Belt Up Theatre’s trademark reconstruction as we are drawn into the Court of Miracles.
This event with young Welsh poet Owen Sheers was most entertaining and enlightening. His new book is based on the recent BBC 4 TV series “A Poet’s Guide t
Expectations of the Russian National Orchestra performance at this year's EIF were high and its attractive programme – even the Shostakovich symphony –
In what is an intimate venue, two actor-singers sing this one-act musical by Jason Robert Brown tenderly and in an exquisite manner.
John Kitchen’s recital was on three of the 22 historic keyboard instruments gifted to the University of Edinburgh in 2005 by Rodger and Lynne Mirrey.
One of the most respected economic commentators of our times, Joseph Stiglitz made a clearly welcome return to the Edinburgh International Book Festival.
The award winning production of “Black Watch” by the National Theatre of Scotland, is based on interviews with former soldiers who served in Iraq.
David Mitchell’s got it. He has moved from relative obscurity among mainstream book readers to being one of the most popular authors in Britain.
Why is it we always remember where we were when something bad happens?
I have never set out to actively watch Al Murray, whether it be on TV or at previous festival appearances.
The colour and samba beat of Latin America fills the Festival Theatre with an exhilarating performance by the Grupo Corpo dance company from Brazil. Their unique choreographic trademark is th
Pip Utton strips back Hugo’s classic plot to leave us with a meditation on beauty and unrequited love
It is one of the cheapest, cruellest and easiest ways to mock the current fascination that the world has with celebrities. Group together people and read from their autobiographies. It sounds random but, as we were told multiple times over 60 minutes, "It’s all in their words and nobody else’s." In a way, this makes what you hear that little bit more ridiculous.
Having watched clips on YouTube of Sarah Millican over the last year, I have never been more excited to go and see a stand up live.
Maggie O’Farrell is a remarkable novelist with a fresh, distinctive voice and visual imagination. She has meticulous attention to detail for period, manners, language and social m
Described as one of Scotland’s beloved literary sons and as the “Sage of North Queensferry”, Iain Banks has published 23 novels since The Wasp Factory burst onto the literary scene. With that first book now issued as a 25th Anniversary edition we flit back and forward through his life and career – and end up going in circles.
"I hope they have good bikes in heaven" enthuses five-year-old Aidan as he thinks of his best friend Jack who didn’t survive last year's horrific bushfires that killed 173 peop
Linda Marlowe plays a washed-up actress-turned cleaner who preferred treading the boards to scrubbing them.
This triangular love affair is a sophisticated soap opera smudged naturally by scandal. Susie loves Link and Fiddes, his best friend, an eminent psychiatrist.