City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News


Full Traverse 1 Programme for Festival 2018 Announced

The Traverse Theatre announces a full programme of five works for Traverse 1 for Festival 2018 including three world premieres, one UK and one Scottish premiere.

Edinburgh Passion Play Returns With a New Version for 2018

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This Easter weekend sees the return of the Edinburgh Passion Play that was first performed in Princes Street Gardens in 2005 and has become a regular event in the city.

Edinburgh International Festival 2018 Classical Music Preview

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There's an exciting programme of classical music for us in August. Here are my 2018 Edinburgh International Festival highlights.

Royal Lyceum Theatre announces Christmas show for 2018

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It may be approaching Spring, but Edinburgh still feels under the grip of Winter so thinking about a Christmas show is not as incongruous as it should be!

Royal Scottish National Orchestra: Søndergård Conducts Ein Heldenleben Usher Hall, Review

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The winner of the Leeds International Piano Competition in 2006 was the soloist for the second of Brahms' two piano concertos. Sunwook Kim was 18 and the first Asian winner of the prestigious award.

Three Sisters, Traverse Theatre, Review

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Lung Ha, Scotland’s leading theatre company for people with a learning disability, highlights the humour and nihilism in a lyrical distillation of Chekhov’s Three Sisters.

Footloose (2018), King's Theatre, Review

Once again, the Bohemian Light Opera take to the King's stage with another triumph.

Edinburgh International Festival 2018 Bursting With Youth

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A free, outdoor show by Scots electronic and acoustic composer Anna Meredith (see video below) and laser and light artists 59 Productions will launch this year’s 2018

Hairspray (2018), Edinburgh Playhouse, Review

Hairspray 2018 Tour

Bigotry is at the heart of John Waters’ most commercial success, Hairspray, and the message remains in its musical adaptation too.

The Play That Goes Wrong, Festival Theatre, Review

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A gut-busting play-within-a-play The Play That Went Wrong brings the lights up on The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society, having emerged from their, admittedly, problematic past productions