There was yet another full house for the appearance of Rowan Williams for The Ballie Gifford Event.
What a lovely show! We were treated to fascinating readings taken from Cassel's A Book of Etiquette by A Woman of the World, written in the aftermath of the Great War.
One of the most famous battles in Scotland’s history is to feature in a unique museum exhibition opens on Saturday 17 August in Edinburgh.
There is an old saying “from the sublime to the ridiculous” but at this year’s Edinburgh Festival, for this reviewer at least, it was the precise opposite.
Gotcha!’ From the bickering between John and Sydney in the venue garden, this was a spoof of a dysfunctional American chat show.
PromisKus Theatre is a collective of graduates from the new BA (Hons) Acting For Stage & Screen course at Napier and Queen Margaret Universities.
What has Nordic Noir started? An obsession with murder, dysfunctional detectives and woolly jumpers for starters, and now a comedy show by two women with a particular take on the genre.
This was yet another sold out event and based on this event, every appearance of Alexander McCall Smith should be a sell-out! This was the D.M.
Jack Straw was the speaker at The Scott Moncrieff Event with Allan Little in the Chair.
It seems a mad prospect to bring an adaptation of the classic Powell and Pressburger film to the stage. Surely it would bomb, crash and burn?
Up close and personal, 8 Storeys Up is a new musical from Stephanie Jayne Amies. In Scottish vernacular a close is a tenement building and that is the setting for this production.
“Blonde and beautiful Marilyn Monroe, a glamorous symbol of the gay, exciting life of Hollywood, died tragically Sunday. Her body was found nude in bed, a probable suicide. She was 36.
Although the run-up to the 2014 Independence Referendum has barely begun, the length of the queue for this event suggested a lot of serious interest.
This was an absolutely packed house with not a seat empty; many probably knew Ruby Wax as a comedian, rather than a writer and mental health campaigner. Diana Hope, who chaired the session, in
The Scottish independence issue and next year's referendum is creeping into many of the events at the Edinburgh International Book Festival.
Morning and Afternoon - written and performed by veteran Irish director Andy Hinds - presents two interweaving soliloquies, involving two brother’s at an impasse, reflecting on their lives an
This was the first of two concerts where the instruments played correspond to those in use at the time the composer was at work. In this case it was Franz Schubert (1797 - 1828).
A tack sharp modern take on a Russian classic.
This production from New York company NoPerks Theatre is based on Nikolai Gogol’s 1835 short story of the same name.
This session entitled, "Searching for Mary Queen of Scots" drew a full house to the Scottish Power Studio.
Having delivered funny stuff for 6-plus’s to laugh at for nearly a decade at the Fringe, Comedy Club 4 Kids is now a well-established, must-see item on most children’s Festival wish-lis
Steven Berkoff is a Fringe favourite.