It would be hard to find a piano recital in this year's Festivals better than this afternoon's with Akiko Okamoto.
The simple, stark title says it all.
The essence of Fringe theatre is that the majority of the shows are amateur productions, but not many have original scripts like the Decline and Fall of Marcus Distilius.
In true surrealist style, Belgian theatre company T1J has on the side of its black travelling van the words Ceci n’est pas un cirque.
The first of the two sonatas was composed in 1800-01 but never received the popularity of the Spring Sonata written at the same time. It is one of only two in a minor key.
A passing storm has cleared the beach of all but a few dog walkers. Dusk is falling over the expanse of flat sand with its groynes reaching for the sea like fingers.
Olaudah Equiano is a figure of considerable significance in Black History, so anything that brings his story more fully into public consciousness ought to be applauded.
Japanese culture and art transposed into the context and frame of the Edinburgh Fringe can often create its own special vibe and LaN-T003 present a show of pleasing chaos and order.
Get down the pub for Early Doors (12pm to be precise) and remind yourself of the fun that was once to be found in an old-fashioned boozer.
When you are disappointed by the past and disillusioned with the present, you may want your destiny to be planned.
Distinguished Irish company Dead Centre, under the direction of Bush Moukarzel and Ben Kidd, present a visceral exploration of the difficulty human beings have at understanding one another, with refle
‘Mad, bad and dangerous to know’ might have described Patrick Hamilton in his latter days half-truthfully as it once did Lord Byron.
What a lovely way to spend your 80th birthday!
Willie MacRae was a prominent Glasgow lawyer, life–long SNP member and anti-nuclear campaigner.
“The domino effect;
You understand it as leading to catastrophe
But learn its secrets
And it can also lead to triumph.”
Shona Reppe and Andy Manley have a reputation for creating theatrical magic for kids, and with Huff have managed to pull yet another surprise out of their seemingly bottomless creative hat.
“Stupendous, “brilliant” - some of the comments members of the audience made as they were leaving Simon Callow’s performance in Juvenalia.
'You’re going to feel aright' - Shout the Musical is a succession of hits from an era I know well along with social history commentary based on a typical teen magazine of the times.
Sex is something we still don’t talk about in a way which reflects what we really do…… Freak tells it as it is and drags the truth out in front of the audience where it loses some of its sham
The Acoustic Music Centre can boast the hosting of many famous performers but on Saturday 8th August, Fife poet, songwriter, miner and social activist, Joe Corrie will be centre stage.