City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News

My Leonard Cohen, Assembly Rooms, Review

Stewart D'Arrietta and Philip Alexander (accordian/melodica) in My Leonard Cohen (photo credit Richard Daniels)

Arriving back at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for a second year, following sell out performances at the Adelaide Fringe and Sydney Opera House, is Stewart D’Arrietta and his band with their powerful,

EIF2017: The Divide Parts 1 and 2, King's Theatre, Review


Currently dominating the advertising for the EIF, Alan Ayckbourn’s new play The Divide, in two parts, can hardly be missed when wandering Edinburgh’s city centre.

EIBF 2017: Paddy Ashdown, Betrayal in Bordeaux

This was a splendid 'tour de force' by Paddy Ashdown which everyone thoroughly enjoyed.

Doug Anthony All Stars (DAAS) Near Death Experience, Pleasance, Fringe Review

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In 2016, Australia’s subversive musical comedy trio the Doug Anthony All Stars (DAAS) returned to Edinburgh’s Fringe after nearly 30 years with their show

EIBF 2017: Tariq Ali: The Revolutionary Road

This was one of the first events of the Edinburgh International Book Festival and featured Tariq Ali with Stuart Kelly in the chair.

EIF 2017: Yo, Carmen, Playhouse Theatre, Review

Scene from Yo, Carmen, Maria Pages Company, (credit David Ruano)

The novella “Carmen” (1845) by Prosper Mérimée, is the story of a wild, seductive gypsy girl who works in a tobacco factory, and her lover Don Jose, a folktale of jealousy and revenge.

Elegy for an Echo, theSpace @ Jurys Inn, Review

Elegy for an Echo - Gin & Chronic Theatre

Connor is planning a special date night. Red rose; take-away; wine. It’s important that they make the best of the time that they have together.

EIF2017: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Usher Hall, Review

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Last night’s concert at the Usher Hall was with the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra. Founded in 1765 it is one of the world’s oldest orchestras.

Staging Wittgenstein, C Chambers Street, Review

Staging Wittgenstein

Ludwig Wittgenstein once remarked that if people never did silly things, nothing intelligent would ever get done. This hilarious piece of inspired nonsense is compelling evidence of that truth.

Forgive Us, Oh Father!, Space @ Venue 45, Review

Forgive us, Oh Father! - Chevron Theatre

Forgive us, Oh Father, for we have sinned
We’ll say our Hail Mary
Because the Holy Ghost is scary
Everybody wins if you forgive our sin.