City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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Edinburgh Book Festival: Nick Davies on Hack Attack

Nick Davies is an impressive individual who has rightly been named as the Journalist of the Year and also Feature Writer of the Year.

Edinburgh Book Festival: Alexander McCall Smith, 'A Love Affair with Edinburgh'

An evening with Alexander McCall Smith is always a delight and this event, chaired by Jamie Jauncey and sponsored by Edinburgh Napier University fully measured up to expectations.

Macaroni on a Hotdog, Space at Surgeon's Hall, Review

Shurlene, the Wedding Singer, performed by Sandra Thomas

At the Festival Fringe, 2012, American actress, Sandra Thomas portrayed Judy in an intimate portrait of the tempermental, troubled superstar, in “The Property known as Garland.” I was fortunate to se

EIF 2015: Paul Bright's Confessions Of A Justified Sinner, Queen's Hall, Review

Paul Bright’s Confessions of A Justified Sinner  - Credit Tommy Ga-Ken Wan

James Hogg’s 1824 novel Confessions of a Justified Sinner has been described as “stunningly duplicitous”. What then are we to make of a presentation on Paul Bright’s version for the stage?

Liberation, Zoo Southside, Review

Liberation

The Alchemist Theatre Company sets out to liberate the audience from whatever it is they feel trapped by, be it a mundane office job, a life of never ending opportunities that are never quite reached,

Edinburgh Book Festival: A D Morrison Low & Sara Stevenson - Every Picture Tells a Story

Published alongside the exhibition ‘Photography; A Victorian Sensation’ presented at the National Museum of Scotland and curated by Alison Morrison Low, ‘Scottish Photography; The First Thirty Years’,

We Are the Monsters, Summerhall, Review

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A fantastic manifestation of the immense power of imagination.

Traverse Breakfast Plays: This Elephant Speaks Ukrainian, Review

The Traverse Theatre is again staging its popular Breakfast Plays which this year features new writing by six international playwrights, all of whom were asked to respond to the word ‘tomorrow.’ A di

Edinburgh Book Festival: Iain Macwhirter - Scotland and the UK: What Future? Review

Iain Macwhirter was, of course, a columnist for ‘The Herald’ long before the referendum on Scottish independence.

Buckle Up, Space Triplex, Review

The cast of Buckle Up

Even if you have never experienced a flight on board a Low-Cost, No Frills airline, you will have a fair idea of the "pack ‘em in like sardines" space and extra charges for food, drink and hold luggag