City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News

EIF 2014: Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Usher Hall, Review

Sir Andrew Davis

The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra gave a capacity Festival audience an evening to remember with a programme providing insightful rendition of widely differ genres.

Coppers Uncovered - The Walk of Shame, Underbelly, Review

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If you’re a randy young lad out on the town hoping to pull but you need a handy guide about what not to do then see this play.

Edinburgh Fringe Smashes Two Million Ticket Mark

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society announced that by Monday afternoon, with hundreds of performances still to take place, an estimated 2,183,591 tickets had been issued for shows this month.

EIF 2014: Chamber Concerts, Queen's Hall, Review

The ensemble this morning consisted of the Swedish mezzo soprano Anne Sofie von Otter, the violinist Daniel Hope, the pianist Bengt Forsberg and Bebe Risenfors who played accordion, double bass and gu

EIF 2014: Helen Lawrence, King's Theatre, Review

Helen Lawrence - Lisa Ryder

Film Noir meets modern technology and the consequences are both thought provoking and impressive.

EIF 2014: Royal Scottish National Orchestra Kaddish Symphony, Usher Hall, Review

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Vadim Gluzman was the violin soloist in Samuel Barber's Violin Concerto composed in 1942 when Barber was with the US Army Air Forces.

Edinburgh Book Festival: Jeremy Paxman, War. Germany. Act., Review

Jeremy Paxman was at his absolute best for this Open University event which was entitled, "War. Germany.

The Capone Trilogy: Vindici, C Nova, Review

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Chicago. 1943. Gangland. The city is still ruled by fear and terror and there is only one honest cop left.

Shakespeare for Breakfast, C Venues, Review


A warm coffee in one hand and a rather stale croissant in the other is not all that C venues serve up for breakfast.

Edinburgh Book Festival: Sophie Hannah: Killer Queen, Review

Sophie Hannah

Anna Day, founder and director of the Dundee Literary Festival introduced this event entitled Killer Queen - Sophie Hannah is indeed the Queen of psychological crime fiction.