City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News

George Egg - Anarchist Cook, Gilded Balloon, Review


‘You’ll have had your tea?’ is the legendary response of Edinburgh’s bourgeoisie to the arrival of an unexpected guest.

An Oak Tree, Traverse Theatre, Review

Matthew Zajac & Tim Crouch in An Oak Tree

‘An Oak Tree’ is now ten years old. Tim Crouch’s play for two actors is a rare glimpse of the nuts and bolts of making theatre.

EIF 2015: Dragon, Royal Lyceum Theatre, Review

Dragon at Edinburgh International Festival

Failing to fall asleep is young Tommy, tormented by nightmares not of monsters but of the death of his mother, an event that has shocked the household into silence.

Edinburgh Book Festival: Antony Beevor, Hitler's Last Gamble

Andrew Franklin in the Chair introduced author Antony Beevor as someone who had become one of the leading authorities on the Second World War.

EIF 2015, From Scotland with Love King Creosote, The Hub, Review

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A loving and moving cinematic tribute to Scots at work and play.

Stellar Quines Trilogy Wins Trio of Fringe First Awards

Stellar Quines with third Fringe First

Scotland’s Stellar Quines have been awarded a Fringe First for The Deliverance, the final part of Jennifer Tremblay’s

The Christians, Traverse Theatre, Review

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It’s not often you get a full gospel choir on stage at the Traverse, but there is one as ‘The Christians’ opens.

EIF 2015: Antigone, King's Theatre, EIF review

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This flagship drama of the 2015 EIF, with screen star Juliet Binoche in a leading role, was highly anticipated.

EIF 2015: RSNO MacMillan and Sibelius, Usher Hall, Review

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For twenty five minutes Scottish percussionist Colin Curry mesmerised the audience as he seemingly pranced across the stage from marimbas to drums to aluphone, vibraphone and crotales.