City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News

Poli Dégaine, manipulate Festival 2017, Traverse, Review


The sight of striped puppet booth on the beach of UK seaside resorts holding the promise of a Punch and Judy show has been a common one for many years.

10 Years: manipulate Animation Programme 1, Traverse Theatre, Review


The manipulate Festival is celebrating its tenth anniversary with a rescreening of some of the best animated shorts from the last decade.

Grant Stott’s Solo Fringe show to tour Scotland

Grant Stott, voice-over artist, actor and regular panto villain at Edinburgh’s King’s Theatre is stepping down from his hugely popular daytime radio show on Forth 1, which he has hosted for the past 1

FISK, manipulate Festival 2017, Traverse, review

Alex Bird and Arran Howie in Fisk by Tortoise in a Nutshell

The sea’s engulfing capacity to dwarf human beings makes it a perfect metaphor for souls lost in loneliness and overwhelmed by despair.

A Reliable Mirage, Assembly Roxy, Review


Harold Pinter - playwright, director, actor, worthy winner of the 2005 Nobel Prize for Literature, who died in 2008, was also a political animal.

Simon & Garfunkel Through the Years (2017), Festival Theatre, Review

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It’s 50 years since Simon and Garfunkel’s ‘Sound of Silence’ hit the British charts. The duo’s delirious blend of folk rock and profound pop has never been equalled.

Cocktail Mixologist Mike McGinty from "The Voyage of Buck" wins International Patrón Perfectionist competition.

Mike McGinty with his award winning Cocktail

“The Voyage of Buck” Bar and Kitchen opened on William Street in November, where the vintage décor and drinks list are inspired by William “Buck” Clarence who, allegedly, was a flamboyant Victorian en

Wonderland, Edinburgh Playhouse, Review

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Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, and its sequel Through the Looking Glass, have undergone countless reinterpretations on stage and screen since their publication more than 150 years a

Home Grown Theatre Returns with Beatles Bio

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This year is the 50th anniversary of the release of the ground-breaking Sgt.

We’re Going on a Bear Hunt, King's Theatre, Review

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Michael Rosen’s We're Going on a Bear Hunt has been gleefully delighting young children for more than 25 years.