City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News

Edinburgh Book Festival: Kirsty Luck and Willy Maley - Scotland and the Easter Rising

Professor Willy Maley and post-graduate student Kirsty Luck have edited one among the more valuable productions commemorating the Irish Rising of 1916.

Jane Eyre: An Autobiography, Assembly Roxy, Review

Rebecca Vaughan as Jane Eyre (Dyad productions)

In 1836 aged just twenty, Charlotte Brontë sent a sample of her poetry to the Poet Laureate, Robert Southey, who was far from encouraging:"Literature cannot be the business of a woman's life, and it o

EIF 2016: St Matthew Passion Review

Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists, Sir John Eliot Gardiner

The story of Johann Sebastian Bach’s St Mathew Passion is taken from Martin Luther’s German translation of chapters 26 and 27 of the Gospel of Matthew, a point in the bible which recounts Judas’ betra

Yokes Night, Pleasance, Review

Yokes Night - Stay Up Late Collective

Now tonight is one for the cultural socionomical history books, tonight of all nights, tonight and only tonight, Wednesday 11th March 2015 is what is known as Yokes Night!

The View from Castle Rock, St Mark’s (Castle Terrace), Fringe and EIBF review

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There is something deeply ancestral about the effect of unaccompanied Scottish psalms on even the most secular of ears and indeed hearts.

Edinburgh Book Festival: Trevor Royle, Culloden: A Very European Battle

The Edinburgh International Book Festival started with a bang!

EIF 2016: Chotto Desh, EICC, Review

Chotto Desh - photo credit Dennis Alamanos

When Akram’s mobile phone messes up his diary and erroneously shows his location as Berlin, he finds himself connected to ideas of memory, homeland and identity.

Diary of a Madman, Traverse Theatre, Review

Guy Clark (Matthew White) and Liam Brennan (Pop Sheeran) in Diary of a Madman. c. Iona Firouzabadi.jpg

The sound is deafening as an Edinburgh-bound train rolls loudly across the Forth Rail Bridge.

The Glass Menagerie, King's Theatre, EIF Review


Reviving his critically acclaimed Broadway production of The Glass Menagerie, John Tiffany turns his eyes away from the successes of his most recent west end production in turn of the Edinbur

RED, Dancebase, Review


We all struggle with internal conflicts, we all move to the edge of the emotional abyss from time to time.