City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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Ablutions, Assembly Roxy, Review

Ablutions (Photo by Charley Murrell)

“Discuss the regulars. They sit in a line like ugly, huddled birds, eyes wet with alcohol. They whisper into their cups and seem to be gloating about something—you will never know what.

Hunter and Johnny, Zoo, Review

Take an actor all too often dismissed as a lightweight, connect him to an ageing, once seen as daring writer of reportage, and consider the similarities and differences.

Anthem for a Doomed Youth, Assembly Roxy, Review

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Guy Masterton has been producing hit Fringe shows for over two decades.

Three Little Pigs, Paradise in Augustine's, Review

If you’re a die-hard Three Little Pigs fan, you may not recognize the traditional tale in this production, though it builds on the theme of pigs, fairytale and otherwise.

Voca People, Pleasance Courtyard, Review

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Spectacular singing and an upbeat comedic narrative make for a high-energy, uplifting theatrical experience.

Queen o’ Scots, Play a Pie a Pint @ le Monde, Review

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A feisty stride across Scotland’s history.

Grace and the Sea, Sweet Grassmarket, Review

Grace and the Sea - Sweet

Turned out nice again. The perfect day for a visit to Crosby and Formby beaches.

Men In The Cities, Traverse Theatre, Review

Chris Goode and Company in Men in the Cities

Chris Goode is no stranger to the Edinburgh Fringe and has picked up more than his share of Fringe First awards.

Classical Accordion at the Fringe, Royal Over-Seas League, Review

Paul Chamberlain Classical Accordion photo

Bored with a career in banking Paul Chamberlain tried to learn the classical accordion at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland but it took them two years to take him on with this relatively new instru

Miss Saigon (School Edition), Paradise in Augustine's, Review

NYMT-Miss Saigon

It may not be the Sale of the Century, but the opportunity to see a production of ‘Miss Saigon’ from Norwich for £12 must be the bargain of this year’s fringe.

The Secret Wives of Andy Williams, Underbelly, Review

Picture a nunnery and the arrival of an errant novice nun from another convent. Does she really belong there? What exactly is a nunnery for anyway?

The Wonderful World of Dissocia, Royal Scots Club, Review

The Wonderful World of Dissocia duo

When you cross the International Dateline a complete day disappears; lost, not here today and it’s already tomorrow. Do you ever get that day of your life back?

Maria Addolorata, Summerhall, Review

Maria Addolorata dancers

Carlo Massari and Chiara Taviani are the two dancers in Maria Addolorata which in English is 'Our Lady of Sorrows'.

Now's the Hour, The Stand III & IV, Review

Now's the Hour cast

Now’s the Hour’ is the Scottish Youth Theatre’s take on the Referendum debate thus far, but (perhaps thankfully for some) it’s about much more than that.

The Onion of Bigotry, St John's, Review

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Hatred has never been so much fun’.

Bromance, Underbelly Topside, Review

Sisterhood in all its forms is a confidently trod theatrical theme but “guy stuff"... ummm, well that’s always a bit risky, eh?

Buffer, Space on North Bridge, Review


A tangled web of lost and lonely love.

Burton, Assembly Hall, Review

Burton - the play

Rhodri Miles does a marvellous impersonation of Burton’s voice – capturing his distinctive, rich tones.

Autumn fallin', Greenside @ Nicolson Square, Review

Sophie Gore

Wistful is the one word that probably best describes a series of songs about a love affair. The show is based on the 2007 album of the same name created by Jaymay, released in the UK 2007.

Faith, theSpace on the Mile, Review


“We have given up our valley where many of us have lived for generations, entrusting it to you for the sake of the war.

Exam Results Show "Positive Year" For City Schools

Thousands of pupils across Edinburgh will have received their exam results through the post today and by text.