The winners of the fifth Edwin Morgan International Poetry Competition were announced at a ceremony at the Edinburgh International Book Festival at the weekend.
The Music Box takes us into the mind of a child who has been shielded from the outside world by an overly defensive mother.
Fruity and a bit nutty, and smothered in a really innovative score. The story is set in a private fnance company whose next project is Earth.
Now in its second fully functional year, Summerhall is increasingly proving itself as a haven for intelligent discourse throughout August away from the rabid frenzy
Anton Bruckner failed to finish his ninth symphony, despite working on it for nine years before his death in 1896.
Frank Westerman is a Dutch journalist who grew up amongst horses and has now written a history of the Lippizaner.
Misha Glenny was introduced by Douglas Fraser, the BBC News Scotland business and economy editor, who noted that Glenny's previous books included Bosnia and McMafia, the lat
Julia Donaldson, the current Children’s Laureate, writes simply magical books for children.
It’s not overly trying to apprehend the reasoning behind putting on a show like Party Time at this year’s Fringe.
The Scottish Arts Club and EdinburghGuide.com have announced the winner of their second annual Scottish Fringe Theatre Award.
It feels like we are climbing the stairs of an Edinburgh tenement, winding up until we reach the door to flat 9. It’s closed, but just as we wonder whether they have forgotten that we we
In 2011 Tucked In, ‘an award winning theatre company who create epic stories for tiny giants,' performed Tim and Light, and so enthralled my daughter that she voted it the best of the 20-or-s
It seems to me that the best horrors have a recognisable sense of reality. The world is as real as the one you and I inhabit, with all of its comforts and banal details.
Sondheim 'Masterclass' gets top performance marks!
The old sink in the corner of the Anatomy Lecture Theatre at Summerhall is the accidental prop that reveals the relentless handwashing just off stage by Maureen Beattie’s unnamed character be
First launched in 1972, the annual Scottish Book Awards have developed into a major prize for writers covering four categories - literary fiction, poetry, literary non-fiction and first book,
August 1939 and 27 year-old artist, Keith Vaughan is writing in his diary, the “intimate friend to whom everything had to be said - feelings, acts of all sorts, dreams”. It’s
I have to admit, the first ticket I tried to get my hands on when this year’s Fringe kicked off was Charles Ross’s One Man Lord Of The Rings.
Iestyn Davies was a choir boy in the chapel of St John’s College Cambridge, went on to be a countertenor at Wells Cathedral School and returned to St John’s as a choral scholar.
Sitting sipping a latte in the genteel surroundings of the Summerhall courtyard, I'm buttonholed to go to a production called We Are Not Here.