City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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Valentina’s Galaxy, EISF, Summerhall, Review

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In 1963, the world’s first female cosmonaut, Valentina Tereshkova, was rocketed in to space where she orbited the earth no less than 48 times.

Locker Room Talk, Traverse Theatre, Review


Gary McNair, being a man, has the unique ability to be invited into frank conversations with men all too willing to share, and own, their sexist views on women.

Crazy for You, Edinburgh Playhouse, Review


Born from George and Ira Gershwin’s 1930 musical Girl Crazy at the height of Depression-era escapism, the parallels are not lost that this 2018 tour of Crazy For You occurs durin

McGonagall’s Chronicles, (A Play, a Pie and a Pint), Traverse, Review

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Gary McNair is a very gifted man. He is much loved in theatrical circles, especially in lowland Scotland, for his clever, witty and thought -provoking work that never fails to entertain and delight.

This House, Festival Theatre Edinburgh, Review

By Johan Persson

This House, set in the Parliamentary Whips’ offices during the turbulent five years of 1974-79, opens an astonishing window onto how a Labour party, with a tiny majority over the Tory party,

The Case of the Frightened Lady, King’s Theatre, Review

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If the walls of the stately Marks Priory, seat of the Lebanon family, could talk they would speak of history, heritage and bloodlines; but perhaps they would also spill a few dark secrets.

Rhinocreos, Royal Lyceum Theatre, Review

By Mihaela Bodlovic

Ionesco’s Rhinoceros, in a new version by Zinnie Harris, is served as a timely warning of the threat mass conformity poses to the values of freedom and democracy.

The Little Mermaid, Festival Theatre, Review

The Little Mermaid - Northern Ballet

Third in the Northern Ballet’s run of premieres, The Little Mermaid is a production saturated with talent and grace, from conception to execution.

Dvorak New World Symphony, Usher Hall, Review

SCO conducted by Robin Ticciati (Photo: Marco Borgreve)

Last night’s concert at the Usher Hall was Robin Ticciati’s final concert as Principal Conductor of the Scottish Chamber Orchestra.

Winter Solstice, Traverse Theatre, Review

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Four trestle tables; some office chairs; scripts, highlighters, food and other debris scattered nonchalantly about. One might be forgiven for imagining they'd walked in on a readthrough.

Luminate, Scotland’s creative ageing organisation, takes a new turn

Now in its 6th successful , Scotland’s creative ageing festival, Luminate, has decided to move forward with a new approach.