Everyone who performed was extraordinarily talented - the Royal Over-Seas League through its international awards for young musicians gets the pick of the bunch.
Dysfunction reigns in this absurdist classic.
HeLa, a fascinating insight into the controversial search for a cure for cancer, has won the Scottish Theatre Fringe Award for best production in the 2013 festival.
"If you let nice-to-do things take priority over have-to-do things, you are guilty of misprioritization and you jeopardize yourself and those around you" - extract from Multi-Command Handbook - F16.
Laughter is the order of the day in this hilarious piece that was specially commissioned for this year’s Edinburgh Fringe by the Gilded Balloon.
The opening night of an inspirational four day dance festival by Scottish Ballet was a double bill: Kenneth MacMillan’s Shakespearian waltz, Sea of Troubles, and Christopher Hampson’s s
This, the Thomas Miller Investment Event, was chaired by Ian Fraser, whose book on the RBS collapse, "Shredded", featured in an earlier Edinburgh Book Festival event (see my write-up on &
Thunderous applause and prolonged cheers from a packed Usher Hall marked the end of the scintillating Beethoven Symphony performed by the Chamber Orchestra of Europe to conclude their Festival run.
The Peppers Theatre was packed for this intriguingly titled session by Matthew Smith on "Who Really Killed President Kennedy?".
As a wonderful innovation - what goes on in the organ loft is now screened to the walls either side of the pulpit, allowing us to sit in the normal seats.
The winner of numerous literary prizes for previous anthologies, Kathleen Jamie received the prestigious Costa Poetry Award for her most recent collection, The Overhaul.
The true story of a long lost silent movie version of The Great Gatsby, adapted from F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel, is a timely and inspiring idea for this new play.
I was once on a bus in Chile which had in place of the usual Don't Disturb the Driver sign one which read "Dear passenger. Ask for your ticket.
Philip Ziegler is a well known biographer and historian with some twenty four books to his name, including biographies of Addington, Melbourne, Diana Cooper, Mountbatten, Edward VIII, Harold Wilson
Castration on a tennis court, and other stories: The life and art of Michelangelo Merisi, alias Caravaggio Review
Without as much as the toot of a trumpet, the eminent art historian, critic and face of BBC’s Culture Show, Andrew Graham-Dixon hops on to the semi-circular stage at Symposium Hall for his Ed
Although Poland disappeared from the map of Europe in 1939, her people did not. Halik Kochanski’s book, The Eagle Unbowed, reminds us of what happened next.
“It’s a kind of furtiveness, a weariness with all the conventions of the world so I guess you might say we’re a beat generation.” - Jack Kerouac
The programme at the Usher Hall consisted of four compositions all written at the turn of the twentieth century, a period in musical history when composers were releasing their creativity from the
Welcome to the housekeeper’s room at Rock House on Calton Hill, the preserve of Miss Jessie Mann, housekeeper to Mr. David Octavius Hill.
Melvyn Bragg had a sell-out audience as one might expect for such a well known radio and television presenter.
Declan Zapala is a busy concert guitarist who has recently completed a Master's degree in Performance from London's Royal College of Music.