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Sylvia Plath, Your Words are Just Dust, Greenside at Nicolson Square, Review

Alice Sylvester as Sylvia Plath

“Can you understand? Someone, somewhere, can you understand me a little, love me a little? For all my despair, I love life.”

EIBF2017: Richard Dannatt with Sheena McDonald in the Chair, Leading from the Front

Sheena McDonald greeted us all and emphasised that this was The Dickson Minto event and that for their sponsorship we are most grateful.

Dark Satanic, Greenside @ Infirmary Street, Review

Dark Satanic - Breathe Out Theatre

On a dark evening at the close of January 1823, Helen is writing to her husband Tom, in rather purple prose.

EIBF 2017: Jeremy Paxman with Ruth Wishart in the Chair, Questions,Questions, Questions

Ruth Wishart had a quick barbed comment when she saw that Jeremy Paxman had brought in a glass of wine: "Dutch courage!" But she went on to say that the two most feared words were 'Jeremy' and 'Paxman

Only Fools and Three Courses, Ushers at the Pear Tree, Review

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You’ve had a disastrously delectable dinner at Fawlty’s and now join Boycie and Marlene for a Comedy Dining experience you’ll never forget - especially not if the Trotters have anything to do with it!

Mary Queen of Scots The Concert, artspace@StMarks, Review

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This was a concert of four sets of songs from composers who were fascinated by the life and woes of Mary, Queen of Scots.

£¥€$ (LIES) – Ontroerend Goed, Summerhall, Review

£¥€$ by Ontroerend Goed

"A ship is safe in the harbor, but that is not what it is built for."

Velvet Petal: Bedroom, Summerhall, Review

scene from Velvet Petal:Bedroom - Scottish Dance Theatre

The allusive, illusory nature of choreography depicts through gesture and movement, human emotions and the drama of life.

The Starship Osiris, Underbelly Cowgate, Review

Starship Osiris - Willis and Vere

We are welcomed personally on board the Starship Osiris by George Vere. It’s very much his vessel as we are about to discover.

EIBF 2017: Leon Morrocco with Liz Lochhead

This was one of the most disappointing sessions I have been to in the Book Festival.